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KDE KRunner Position Trick

http://k3v.in

KDE users get a nifty little app called KRunner that allows them to run all sorts of actions on a number of different resources available to the current user. Actions vary in a number of ways, allowing users to do things like launch applications, open web pages, play music, open documents, search for files, and so on.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 28 weeks ago
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Top 5 ssh tricks everyone should know

http://theopenhelp.com

ssh without password, run commands in a remote machine, remote backup the ultimate tricks.

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 34 weeks ago
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Six Cool PHP Tricks You May Not Know

http://phpbuilder.com

Over the years I've come across some useful tricks in PHP that are not obvious, but are worth mentioning. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all the useful tricks that you can do with PHP.

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Created by snuffbox 4 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Banish mouse pointer on emacs

http://puntoblogspot.blogspot.com

"In ratpoison and stumpwm, there's a 'banish' command that exiles the mouse pointer to a corner of the screen. It's quite useful when you don't want the mouse to distract you or clobber the text you are writing [...] emacs has a more sophisticated way to do it..."

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Created by can.axis 4 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 31 weeks ago
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Ten KDE 4 Tricks Worth Knowing About

http://techgage.com

Since I discovered just how great KDE 4 is a couple of months ago, I've been using it full-time and am loving it. In all that time, I've discovered a few tips and tricks that I couldn't live without, and all of them are listed here. Some of these include an inline CLI, split folders, setting up a media keyboard and using advanced wallpapers.

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Created by goofy 4 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 34 weeks ago
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wanderlust tips and tricks

http://emacs-fu.blogspot.com

"Earlier, I spoke of the wonderful Wanderlust e-mail client. After years of using mutt, I am a quite happy Wanderlust-user now. Now, it's few months since my conversion, time to discuss some of the customizations I did. Not all the defaults are so well-chosen (in my opinion), but fortunately, the package is very configurable..."

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Created by can.axis 4 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 47 weeks ago
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Cool Computer Tricks - Interesting Optical Illusions!

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

This post is devoted to the art of spacing out and letting your eyes play tricks on you :)

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Created by eggixyz 5 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 7 weeks ago
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Coolest Firefox About:Config Tricks

http://debaira.blogspot.com

You may have installed countless add-on in Firefox to enhance your using experience, but if you want to get the most out of Firefox, you really have to hack your way into the about:config.

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Created by gagan 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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Learn to Master WordPress Platform

http://www.stc-siliconvalley.org

WordPress is a blogging program that is gaining both popularity and converts. Consequently, there are many books available to help you learn how to best use WordPress, whether you have an account on the WordPress.com site or a site hosted elsewhere running WordPress.

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Created by Anusonia 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 17 weeks ago
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Disabling Firefox's yellow plugin bar

http://psung.blogspot.com

"I hate Flash. But that is a rant for a different post. I don't have Flash installed, and I don't want to have Flash installed. That means I get Firefox's yellow "Additional plugins are required to display all the media on this page" bar on many pages with Flash content.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 32 weeks ago
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5 Simple APT Tricks for Debian and Ubuntu

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Install the dependencies of an application
Sometimes you need to compile from source a newer version of an application which is already included in the repositories. For example, to install the development libraries for BasKet, you would run as root:

apt-get build-dep basket

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Created by Chris7mas 5 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 42 weeks ago
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10 Awk Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls

http://www.catonmat.net

"Hi guys and girls, this is the first guest post on my blog. It’s written by Waldner from #awk on FreeNode IRC Network. He works as a sysadmin and does shell scripting as a hobby. Waldner will be happy to take any questions about the article. You can ask them in the comments of this post or on IRC. This article takes a look at ten tips, tricks and pitfalls in Awk programming language.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 43 weeks ago
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Tips on Long Term Emacs Productivity

http://xahlee.org

"...Here are 6 general emacs tips i felt that's the most important in emacs productivity, among all other emacs tips and tricks of my decade-long experience. If you use emacs only occasionally, these tips may not be very meaningful because they are general and does not solve any specific problems.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 11 weeks ago
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13 useful Ubuntu tips & tricks

http://icehot.wordpress.com

1. Play youtube videos directly in Totem Movie Player (Hardy):
2. Another tip: i recently find out that by holding the mouse over audio files:
3. To customize most of the colors of your ubuntu:
4. To refresh the gnome panel:
5. To find out the UUID of your partitions:

13 tips& tricks and some useful little software

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Created by hotice 6 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 14 weeks ago
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Eight features you didn’t know about in Ubuntu

http://richbradshaw.wordpress.com

tried to pick some features that I have not seen mentioned before - these are some of the things that change my everyday use of the computer, so I feel they are worth mentioning. Some of the below features are provided by Gnome, some by Compiz Fusion. All are not exclusive to Ubuntu, but as that’s what I have installed at the moment I’ll demo them on that.

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Created by merc 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 36 weeks ago
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