All the information for a Gentoo full disk encryption configuration is out there somewhere (the Internet), the problem is that there is no one centralized article/resource. So maybe, after all, Gentoo is not that well documented for more advanced setups. Below, I present some resources I found useful. Continue reading
Up until now the web preview plugin for Netbeans worked only on Windows platforms. The new release of Netbeans (version 7.3) introduces a lot of new features. One of those features is the support for web preview on all platforms.
In PHP you can generate integer random numbers with the built in function rand(). It is sometimes handy to have a float number generator. Continue reading
The setViewBox method in the Raphael library enables you to scale and pan the SVG images. However, I have found some bugs with it in the Internet Explorer browsers (IE7, IE8). Continue reading
The word webmaster is probably derived from the word postmaster (a person in charge of a post office), and up until recent years, it meant a single person in charge of a company website (or many websites). Recently, I’ve noticed that the term is notoriously misused, especially in job offers. Continue reading
Sitemap Generator is a very useful tool for submitting your website sitemap to any search engine. It’s a Windows application but it works great under Linux, after installing it with Wine. The program is free but it’s not under a GPL license, so the terms might change in the future. The current release is a BETA version.
GPG (GnuPG) is an implementation of the OpenPGP standard for file encryption. In this post I write why to encrypt files, and very briefly write how to do it with GPG.
The issue of file conversion between LibreOffice and Word can be very often found on blogs and forums. Sometimes in the form of a complaint: oh no, my file looks awful after converting it to Word. Some of these issues might be solved by the below observations.
I was looking for a powerful, feature rich RSS reader for Linux and found one – RSSOwl. Apart from the usual features, it supports RSS feed filtering, social network integration, add-ons, and many more features… It is a cross platform desktop application – works under Windows, Linux and Mac. Very useful.