I run Xfce desktop in Fedora Linux. Recently, when I logged in, the window borders of all my open applications disappeared. I couldn’t move an application window with the mouse because there was no title bar for the windows. In other words, my Xfce desktop was messed up.
Cron is a time based task or job scheduler available on Linux/Unix operating systems.
A job scheduler executes tasks on your computer at adjustable regular intervals.
What this means is – suppose you have to carry out a task on your computer that needs to be repeated at regular intervals, then you can pass the task to
cron and it will execute the task at the given time and date.
Bcrypt is a cross platform file encryption tool that uses the Blowfish encryption algorithm. One of the chief advantages of using bcrypt (apart from the security aspect) is that it runs on a wide variety of OS platforms and hardware architectures. This includes Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, BSD, HP-UX etc. This means, you can encrypt the file in say Linux, and then move the encrypted file to a machine running Windows and decrypt the file over there.
If you are stuck with a bunch of text files which contain a factual error and you urgently need to correct the same, then the obvious recourse would be to open each text file individually and search and replace the text. This process is very laborious and time consuming especially if the number of text files runs in 10s and 100s.
Imgopt is a bash script that makes use of different image optimization command line tools to drastically reduce the size of your JPEG and PNG images with minimal loss in quality.
PC-BSD is a Free Operating System which has been designed with the casual user in mind. It is based on FreeBSD and is geared for desktop use by the end user.
Not surprisingly, there are a whole lot of user friendly features found in PC-BSD which make installing and using this operating system a snap.
As of this writing, the latest version of PC-BSD is ver 7.1 (Galileo Edition) and is based on FreeBSD 7.x.
pwd is a Linux / Unix command which prints the current working directory. If you wish to know the full path of the directory in which you are in from the Linux console, then the
pwd command will come to your rescue.
pwd stands for Print Working Directory.
If you check the man page of
pwd in Linux, you won\’t find any options for it. But in reality,
pwd does have one option called
-P, which lists the current working directory with all the links resolved.