Terminator 0.9 for Fedora 9

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Terminator 0.9 has just been released.

Here is a list of the new features since 0.8.1:

  • Tab support
  • Drag & Drop support
  • Support terminal zooming
  • FreeBSD support
  • Support encodings a-la GNOME Terminal
  • Many other bug fixes and wider compatibility with GNOME Terminal
  • ....

More information can be found in ChangeLog.

Transmission 1.21 for Fedora 9 i386

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transmission 1.21 has been released.

Transmission is a fast, easy, and free multi-platform BitTorrent client with a focus on being lightweight yet feature-filled.

subtitleeditor 0.21.1 for Fedora 9

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A new release of subtitleeditor came out recently.

This new release is now packages for Fedora 9 i386

Fedora 9 on Dell Latitude D620

This article covers the few steps needed to get a working Fedora 9 on a Dell Latitude D620 laptop.
To be honest, there were not much to tweak to get it working to my needs.

subtitleeditor 0.21.0 for Fedora 9

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Subtitleeditor 0.21.0 is out and packaged for fedora 9.
subtitleeditor is a GTK+2 tool to edit subtitles on GNU/Linux/*BSD and full of features.

Terminator 0.8.1 for Fedora 9

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Terminator is a GTK virtual console emulator written in python.
Terminator allows a single window to be split in multiples sub-terminal giving a better usage of your screen.

How-To extract the content of a RPM

It is sometime handy to handy to be able to extract a RPM without installing it, simply because you might want to be able to access the files contained in that RPM.

RPM does not seem to have this feature out of the box but RPM comes with an handy tool: rpm2cpio , which will let us convert the rpm to a cpio archive file.
Then, we will be able to extract the content of this archive.

How-To set up a serial console

This tutorial will go over the step to go through in order to set up a serial console on Linux.

Serial Console becomes handy when running a headless server (i.e no keyboard and screen) or if you cannot connect a a server because of a network issue.

How-To manage services with chkconfig and service

Red Hat based distribution come with a set of command line utilities to manage services and daemons: chkconfig and service.

chkconfig will allow you to manipulate if weather or not a service should be started for each runlevels.
On the other hand, service will let you start, stop and get a service status at run time.

This tutorial will explain how you can activate/desactivate and change service status using both chkconfig and service

subtitleeditor-0.20.0alpha4 RPM for Fedora 7

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Subtitle Editor a GTK+2 tool to edit subtitles for GNU/* is now available for Fedora 7.

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