Another new site design

I have created a new site design for my site. It now is cleaner, more modern, and better styled. It also now works better on mobile devices.

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BookReader 2.0.0 released

I have released version 2.0.0 of BookReader. BookReader is a powerful application for Windows and Linux which allows you to read ePub documents. It has bookmarks, book search, stats, a portable version, color schemes, a clean design and more. You can download it from the BookReader site. It was written in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript using NW.JS.

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Another new design for my site

I have decided to redesign my site again. I hope you enjoy the new design. See a comparision below. The first image is the old, and the second is the new.

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ePubViewer 2.0.0 Released

I have finished version 2 of my webapp for reading epub ebooks ePubViewer. It features a Book info panel including the cover, title, author, percent read, current chapter, and more. It also has a brand-new UI style. I have also fixed many bugs.

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How to get Vino VNC Server to connect properly

This article assumes you have set up the Vino VNC server correctly, but your client gives you a message like “encryption not supported” or “the authentication method requested is not availaible”.

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New app - ePubViewer

I have been working on a webapp for reading EPUB eBooks. Try it out here: http://geek1011.github.io/ePubViewer. It has been tested on Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox 20+, Google Chrome 30+, and Opera 30+.

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A collection of tips for Fedora

I have made a new page where I am putting useful tweaks and tips for Fedora. Some examples are: getting a color prompt in bash, hiding the GRUB menu, a list of links to packages for third-party apps, and lots more. Click here, or look below to see the full collection.

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A Markov chain generator

Markov chains can generate some random, but mostly real-looking text from some existing text. I have a Javascript and HTML implementation on my site. See the link below to try it out.

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Convert JSON to JSONP with Google App Engine

I have made an app which you can upload to Google App Engine which will act as a proxy which converts JSON to JSONP for cross-origin AJAX requests. You can find more information in the GitHub repository.

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Linux Tip - Easily record screencasts in GNOME

One little-known feature of the GNOME desktop environment is that it has the ability to record screencasts. By default, the keyboard shortcut to do so is CTRLALTSHIFTR. Press it again to stop recording. This will save the video as a webm video into your Videos folder.

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Go to GNOME login screen from terminal

Sometimes, it is useful to go to the GNOME login screen from the terminal or a bash script. This can be accomplished with the following command:

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New Linux tips page

I have noticed that with the number of posts increasing, it has been increasingly hard to find the Linux tips. As a solution, I have now created a new page for Linux tips: geek1011.github.io/linux-tips/.

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Linux tip - Get manually installed packages on any Ubuntu-based distro

This tip will teach you how to list all packages you installed manually.

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KoboUpdater - A tool to upgrade the firmware of your Kobo on Linux

A tool to easily update your Kobo’s firmware to the latest version on Linux.

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New site design!

I have now created a new site design for my site. I hope you like it. Leave your opinion in the comments!

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How to create a multiboot Ubuntu USB flash drive with UEFI support

People often waste a lot of space on their Ubuntu live USBs. An average Ubuntu ISO is only 1.3 GB. This post will teach you how to create a multi-boot USB flash drive.

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View Linux manual pages online

I have made a new site: http://manpages.neocities.org for viewing linux manual pages online. You can try it out below:

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Linux Tip - Put the last X seconds of a video file into a new one

It is often useful to be able to seperate the last X number of seconds from a video file. This is how to do it from a linux terminal using ffmpeg:

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New VBTools Site Design

VBTools now has a new site design for 2016. It follows Google’s Material Design principles. Have a look at it on the VBTools Website

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Linux Tip - Get the total length of all media files in the current directory

Have you ever needed to find the total length of all media files in the current directory? If so, this tip is for you.

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Linux Tip - Download a bootable ISO or IMG directly to a USB stick or SD card

In this short tutorial, I will show you how to download a bootable ISO or IMG directly to a USB stick or SD card. This is useful in many situations such as creating a live usb on a computer without alot of disk space, or just creating a linux installation disk. The instructions are below:

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Linux Tip - How to add Outlook.com aliases to Geary in Linux

I currently use Geary as my main mail client in Linux (I use Ubuntu GNOME). I have recently started using aliases quite a lot, so it has become very tedious to use a web browser whenever I want to send mail from an alias.

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Neocities Tools

I used to host my site on Neocities, and I still host SimpleCodeEditor and SimpleMarkdown on Neocities. I have always wanted to be able to manage my Neocities site from the command line. Because of this, I have decided to make some tools for Neocities.

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Simple Code Editor 2.6 Released

I have released a new version of Simple Code Editor. Changes include bug fixes, and other things.

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SimpleMarkdown 1.3 has been released

SimpleMarkdown 1.3 has been released.

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How to make a simple cloud-like wallpaper using GIMP

This is how you can make your own simple wallpaper using GIMP.

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Linux Tip - Clone all GitHub repositories for a username

I often need to backup all of my GitHub repositories to a folder. Here is a easy script to make a backup of all your repositories. It clones all of your repositories into a folder with the current date and time.

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How to make a Javascript only search page for your GitHub Pages site

More details can be found here.

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New search page for my site

I have decided to add a search function to my site. Because it is hosted on GitHub pages, I am not able to use server-side scripting. I didn’t want to pay for Google Custom Search, so I decided to make my own in Javascript.

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Linux tip - Clone a disk or write a disk image over the network

Sometimes, there are times when you need to clone a disk or write a disk image over the network. One option would be downloading the disk image to your computer using ftp or scp and then transferring it to the disk, but that method would take up disk space which you might not have, and it is also twice as slow.

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Markdown Viewer released.

I have made a new tool named Markdown Viewer. It is a viewer for .md files, which are used by many code sites. Markdown files can also be used as a document format.

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A Dropbox saver which I have made.

I have made a Dropbox saver. You can find it at: geek1011.github.io/dropboxsaver.

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New site design for my site

At first, when I moved my site to GitHub pages, I used the awesome jekyll-now theme. Now, I have decided to create my own theme. At the moment, it is not completely done, but it is mostly finished. I hope you like it.

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Linux Tip - Get the package which provides a command in Ubuntu or Debian

This tip is for Ubuntu or Debian users.

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Linux Tip - Lock screen from command line or bash script

This tip is for Unity or GNOME users.

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Linux Tip - Fix syslinux boot error on Ubuntu USB

If you have made an Ubuntu based (Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Elementary, Kubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, etc) USB using Startup Disk Creator, and it shows a syslinux error (example: Invalid keyword in configuration file), then here is how to fix it:

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Try out my tool PresenterView

Try out my tool called PresenterView. It is a tool for making and managing presentations. You can black the screen, show media, show text, show a webpage, and more. View the code on GitHub, or download the executables here.

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Portable App Manager 1.0 released

Portable App Manager 1 has been released. Portable App Manager is an easy way to manage your portable apps. It is open source on GitHub.

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SimpleMarkdown 1.2 released

SimpleMarkdown is a elegant markdown editor with many features such as live preview, custom CSS, HTML export, quick formatting, and more. It is open-source on Github at www.github.com/geek1011/SimpleMarkdown.

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Older Posts

To see older posts, go to my old site at: pgpg4822.neocities.org

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