Wordpad Alternative For Linux

RTF, by far is the most useful format for writing notes. Well, what I really mean is some heavy notes that include some basic formatting like, bold, emphasize, underlining, custom size font, etc. On windows, you have the built in editor, wordpad. This editor is very simple in term of UI and feature completeness. But, that’s what wordpad works damn well for writing heavy notes. But, If you work on linux, you can’t easily find a good alternative that match wordpad’s ease of use, features and UI layout.

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Show/Hide Desktop Icon On Ubuntu

I like things on my laptop to be simple and easily accessible. From time to time, I download stuffs. Some tutorial files, new products to test, deb updates, and several other random stuffs. Most of the time, I just throws this trashes to my desktop to make me easily remember that I have this particular stuff to work with. The other stuffs I throw to my desktop is, ebooks. Most of it is references and cheat-sheet.

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Cara Bodoh Mengakali Akses Website Yang Di Blok

Disclaimer: Apa yang saya tuliskan disini ditujukan untuk sistem operasi linux dengan distro ubuntu. Jangan tanya cara implementasinya di Windows.

Tip kali ini, kita akan menggunakan dua jalur koneksi internet. Pertama, menggunakan koneksi asli (biasanya sih koneksi kantor ;)) ) yang memblok suatu situs. Kedua, koneksi backup untuk mem-bypass blok suatu situs. Saya sendiri untuk koneksi backup menggunakan telkomsel flash *BE, Kawos!*, karena koneksi kantor lebih cepat ;)).

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How To Add More Than 2 Workspaces in XFCE

Most people (usually the one that came from windows world where there is only one workspace available) don’t complain having only 2 workspaces in their Gnome/XFCE box. But for me, 2 is not enough. I need at least 3 or 4 workspaces. Then, how do we add another workspaces in XFCE?

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How To Create MySQL Database on Ubuntu

So, you have choose to live with ubuntu. That’s great! But you came from windows world where there’s so many mysql frontend application in which you are able to create table easily. That’s OK, we also have many mysql front-end applications in linux.

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Mengukur Layar Dengan Screen Ruler

Ingin mengukur pixel suatu object dilayar? bisa screen-shoot, layar web, gambar desain, dll. Dulu, saat masih pakai KDE saya pakai Kruler. Setelah pindah ke Gnome juga tetap pakai KRuler. Alasannya, saat itu tidak menemukan aplikasi yang sama yang jalan di gnome. Nah, pagi ini, saat sedang mengerjakan sesuatu dan membutuhkan penggaris, sedangkan system baru di install ulang, jadi cari-cari dulu deh di synaptic. Ternyata di repositori ada aplikasi bernama screenruler.

Sama seperti KRuler, screenruler juga bisa menggaris dengan oriantasi vertikal maupun horizontal. Selain itu juga bisa mengukur dengan mode pixel, centimeter, inci, pica, point, dan persentase. Untuk mode persentase, yang dipaka sebagai patokan adalah panjang dari penggaris / screenruler itu sendiri.


Tomboy Addin:Read Only Note

Sometime, you want to make certain notes to be read only. You don’t want to accidentally modify those precious notes. It’s sad to know that tomboy doesn’t have this functionality. Luckily, tomboy have addin support and with some C# knowledge you will be able to create it.

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Creating Evolution Mail Send Shortcut on Ubuntu / Gnome

I use gmail, but I don’t use email client to read it. But, from time to time, I have a moment where I have to send email ASAP. Open firefox then open gmail doesn’t really help much if you are on condition where network connection is limited and slow. Therefor, I need a solution for this. You might experience this, when you click or accidentally click some email link on some application, an a compose message window appear. HA!, I think I have to use this as my solution.

I search for email link that’s click-able on some application. After that, I look at ps aux on stjerm and search for some clue. After some scroll up-down on ps result, I guess I found that the command is evolution mailto:[[email protected]]. Now, I add new applet to panel with step:

  1. right click on top panel
  2. choose Add to Panel...
  3. select Custom Application Launcher
  4. click on Add button
  5. Enter Evolution Mail Send on Name and enter evolution mailto: on Command box.
  6. Fill in comment if you want
  7. Click OK
  8. You should see a new icon on your top panel

Note: You have to an account to your evolution to be able to send email. There’s plenty resource on the net to help setting gmail account on evolution. If you just like me who only need a way to send without receive email, you just need to set the Sending Email Part.


Auto Mount Iso Image Via /etc/fstab

So, you have a cd image and want to mount automatically every time you start your linux? Here, I’ll show you how to do it.

  1. First step is, put your file at some place where you will not move it again. Why? Because you’ll have to adjust your /etc/fstab entry if you move the file. For this tutorial, we will call it /home/cd_images/some_cd.iso
  2. Then, create a folder where you want it mounted. Let’s call it /home/m_images/mounted.
  3. Next step, open up /etc/fstab. Issue this command on terminal: sudo gedit /etc/fstab.
  4. Add this line to /etc/fstab:
    /home/cd_images/some_cd.iso  /home/m_images/mounted  udf,iso9660  user,loop  0  0
  5. Save your file and restart your PC to see it in action.

Now, you have your cd image automatically mounted when your PC is started.