Thursday, September 13, 2012

Open folder after download with Axel has finished

You just need to add a custom download script that invokes your file manager.
  1. The script (suppose it's saved to /home/USERNAME/axelopen):

    axel -o $2 -H Cookie:$4 -H Referer:$3 $1 xdg-open $2

    don't forget to make it executable.

  2. Add the custom DL manager to FlashGot:

    • Open Flashgot options, and Add the custom manager, setting the executable to /usr/bin/xterm and the arguments as shown below:

    xterm is only used because it is universal. You can also use, for example, gnome-terminal and change the -e to -x; this "run a command" option should be available for your other favorite terminal too.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Emergency commands from console.

Sometimes the console is the only thing that is still accessible in the computer.

To access the console:

The Terminal is then accessible once in console:

enter your username

then password

you are in terminal now!

To kill an application:

killall nameofapplication
To exit the session:
sudo su
pkill -KILL -u username

To shut down:


To leave console and return to desktop:


Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Install last qbittorrent from PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hydr0g3n/qbittorrent-stable&&sudo apt-get update&&sudo apt-get install qbittorrent

A good network manager

Wicd este un program cu opțiuni mai avansate decât altele.

E în Repos.

În LXDE apare și ca systray icon.

În Xfce nu dar se poate adauga ca launcher.


Monday, September 10, 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Install SMPlayer in Terminal

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smplayer-skins smtube

Monday, September 3, 2012


sudo apt-get install gnome-dictionary

That is the default Gnome dict.

sudo apt-get install artha
Artha is a good English one.

sudo apt-get install goldendict
Add this to GoldenDict.


Latin-French Dictionary

Stardict - link to dictionaries to install in /usr/share/stardict/dic here