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New tool release: Quick File Share for Android

I've published my second android app, a bit more useful than the first one (and also more prone to be a source of problems :P). Quick File Share is meant to ease file sharing between devices by using a Wi-Fi network. Sharing content between Androids sucks: you can use bluetooth for a painfully slow experience […]

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New tool released: Network Type Indicator for Android

I recently published my first Android app, and I hope someone else finds it useful. It's a bit of niche tool, but comes to cover a missing feature of some phones. This is a tool for those that like to know which kind of network coverage type they're under –in other words, if they're on […]

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VCS 1.13 released

Next release (1.13.1) announcement An updated version of vcs is available to download. Shame on me for the long wait since this has been pretty much completed for months. The biggest change this time is the "blank frame avoidance" feature, with which (mostly) blank frames will not be captured, if possible, this is one of […]

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Features to be removed from VCS

There's some features in vcs I plan to remove to ease working on it's absurdly big code. I haven't seen them used in the wild except long ago, plus in my samples and manuals by others. I'm calling for your opinion, however, to know for sure if I should actually remove them or not. Use […]

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nautilus-folow-symlink 1.2 released

I've just published an updated nautilus-follow-symlink, in case anyone is actually using it 😛 I've finally tested this version against both GNOME 2 and GNOME 3, and I'm also providing a variant to build against MATE's Caja (MATE is a fork of GNOME 2, and Caja its fork of Nautilus). I've also written a version […]

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VCS 1.12.3 released

I haven't updated VCS in a while and somehow managed to keep this update ready but unreleased for months, so today I decided it was about time to get rid of it and be free to work on 1.13 😛 This is a minor update with a couple bugfixes, but most importantly, it marks the […]

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Relevation 1.1 released

Next release (1.2) announcement A small update for Relevation. It will now handle wrong passwords a bit more gracefully and it's also easier to use on Windows now. Full list of changes: Support cryptopy if PyCrypto is not available. Enhances cross-platform support. Print an error message if the decryption produced wrong data (normally caused by […]

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New tool released: Relevation

Next release (1.1) announcement I've just published a new tool I named 'Relevation'. It's a command-line tool to access the passwords stored with the excellent Revelation Password Manager, which only provides a graphical interface. I've been using the basis of my new tool on my computers for more than 4 years now and decided I […]

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Quick tip: Concatenating video files (with no quality loss)

Concatenation of video files can be done quickly from the command-line, video files must "match" (e.g. a movie formerly split into parts) i.e. they must use the same codec and parameters, this methods won't work as expected with random files. AVI files: Use mencoder with multiple inputs $ mencoder -oac copy -ovc copy -o output.avi […]

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Native flash plugin in 64 bits, Debian package

Adobe has had an awful track record with their Flash plugin as far as 64bits support go, forcing us to use 32 bits plugins. But since some time ago they re-booted their efforts with the Flash Player "Square" project, gaining *native* 64bits support in Linux, Mac OS X and Windows, albeit in a parallel unofficial […]

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