DConf – System Wide Configuration for Linux Desktop Apps

Some Linux desktop applications use dconf configuration. For example, dconf is used by programmer’s text editor Gedit and desktop backup program Deja-dup. This post shows you how to extract your current settings and make them system wide. As the configuration … Continue reading

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ShowRun – Focus Application Window or Launch

Showrun – show window, or run the program if it has no window. Download now. Use showrun in Launchers in your panel Easygest mouse gestures Keyboard shortcuts, such as xbindkeys, or your favourite desktop: XFCE, KDE, GNOME or even .icewm/keys. … Continue reading

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Windows and Buttons in Python – Ten Lines of PyGTK

It’s easy to write grahical user interface with python. Write twindow to a text file, then run it. $ nano twindow.py $ python twindow Do you see a window? Does it print some text to command line when you click … Continue reading

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TextViews in Android

TextView is a text field, usually user editable. You can read and write TextView values from code. You often have to cast between CharSequence, String, int and other types. Prequisites: Android Hello World Explained Read TextView final TextView q = … Continue reading

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Simple Button for Android – XML onClick + public method

Probably the simplest way to create Android Button. Create a new public method (e.g. goButtonClicked) and add it to your layout XML. Prequisites: Android Hello World Explained In Java, define a new public method that takes view as parameter. public … Continue reading

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IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager Installing Menu in Ubuntu Debian-like Menu Using ‘menu’ Ubuntu Menus IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager IceWm is a very light window manager. It is simple to use … Continue reading

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Share mouse and keyboard using x2x and ssh

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Share mouse and keyboard using x2x and ssh Short version Detailed instructions See also Share mouse and keyboard using x2x and ssh I have a desktop computer and a laptop, both on the same table and … Continue reading

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