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Conky clock and stats configuration

Conky clock and stats configuration

Conky is a really cool application able to display whatever info you throw at it, being that your CPU usage stats, free/used storage space, how many emails are in your inbox, if there are any updates available for you package manager, etc. Previously, I have shown you how to configure openbox to get a real minimal desktop that its fast, lightweight and functional. One thing missing on that page was some stats of the running system as well...

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How to authenticate on an ubuntu server using active directory

How to authenticate on an ubuntu server using active directory

Ubuntu Server is a really great distro, and its even better when you have a centralized, single sign on user and password for all the people using your server. This whitepaper will teach you how to configure your ubuntu server to authenticate users using an Active Directory, so you can have a samba folder access restricted to only a certain group or users (for example), or have everyone log in onto your jabber server for company chat using...

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Wifi Light Painting (show wifi signal as it travels trough the air)

Wifi Light Painting (show wifi signal as it travels trough the air)

How does wifi signal looks like as it travels trough the air? the people over at this website came up with a genius idea to show it. This project explores the invisible terrain of WiFi networks in urban spaces by light painting signal strength in long-exposure photographs. A four-meter tall measuring rod with 80 points of light reveals cross-sections through WiFi networks using a photographic technique called light-painting. Translation:...

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Heroes of Newerth now FREE to play

Heroes of Newerth now FREE to play

Yes, S2Games have officially announced that their flagship game, Heroes Of Newerth, no longer will have an account purchase structure, now you can download the game for FREE, create an account and start playing right away! Those of us who purchased the game before will have a premium access to heroes and will get the entire hero pool for free. If you just created the account then you will have limited access to some heroes and would have...

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Using gnome3 with openbox

Using gnome3 with openbox

Gnome 3 just came out a few months ago and its improving very fast. But some people prefer to have a simpler, lighter and faster desktop than what gnome offers. Enter openbox, a fast window manager designed to be light, simple and unobtrusive. With this setup I’m about to show you, you will be able to choose which session you want to launch when you login, and manage two separate configurations that will bring and entirely different...

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ArchLinux Media pack

ArchLinux Media pack

Over my years using Arch I have come across a lot of cool stuff like wallpapers, cd labels, window manager logos, etc. So today I wanna offer you all of them in one single download! These are 93 items containing wallpapers, cd labels, windows manager logos, web images and icons in different resolutions and with great quality. All credit goes to their respective authors on the beloved Arch Community From now on, I will provide this as a zip...

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Linux Distros timeline and relations

Linux Distros timeline and relations

This MASSIVE graphic shows ALL Linux distros ever created, forked, developed and maintained in a single timeline (since 1992 to present). This will amaze you in the amount of distros available at the moment (360 and counting), and once again showing the world of choice that Linux is. The distro that has the most derivative distros is Debian, including ubuntu derivatives. The people making this timeline have been around for quite some time,...

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