This is the archive for September 2006. Recent posts can be found at the main blog page.
IBM/Lenovo laptops are also suffering from faulty batteries made by Sony (other laptop vendors also have this problem). Luckily, my Thinkpad is not affected.
If you own a Thinkpad, check if your battery should be replaced.
Some time ago, I wrote a simple script to easily pick a font. I’ve adapted that script to be usable as a simple color picker.
The color name is copied to the clipboard and printed to stdout by default. Command line switches are provided to disable copying or printing.
Save the file into a directory that is in your
chmod +x it to use it. Of course you should have PyGTK installed, but this is the default on most distributions.
Download: gtk-select-color (Python script)
The Gnome 2.16 desktop is completely translated into Dutch. All strings are translated, which means the entire desktop will appear in Dutch!
Wouter Bolsterlee, also known as uws, a postmodern geek living in the Netherlands. Read more about me…
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