Category Archives: Linux

Dictionary Anywhere – addon .

This addon tool help you with translation issues.
The official website tell us :

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“Dictionary Anywhere” provides access to a floating multilingual Google Translate panel on any webpage. This add-on injects an ifram containing Google Translate only when a translation is requested. To request a translation, select a word or phrase and then click on the bubble that appears on top of the selection area. Using this extension you can get in-page translation as well as pronunciation. At the bottom of the iframe, there are two links to open the desktop version of Google Translate and Google Search prefixed with ‘define’ keyboard.

This addon can be used with firefox , chrome, and opera browser.

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MultiBootUSB – the tool for multiple live operating systems.

This tool help you to put multiple boot operating systems into your USB drive.
You can used into your Windows or Linux OS.
This MultiBootUSB tool help you with this tasks:

  • install multiple live Linux distros and other operating systems to a USB disk;
  • make it bootable without erasing existing data;
  • uninstall installed OSes later;
  • write ISO images directly to a USB disk (GUI for Linux dd command);
  • boot ISO images and USB disks directly without rebooting your system using QEMU;
  • boot USB on UEFI/EFI systems through GRUB2 bootloader support (limited support);

What you need to make this working well:

  • One formatted USB disk with :
    • FAT32, NTFS, ext2/3/4 or Btrfs filesystem. However;
    • the FAT filesystem is recommended and ext2/3/4 or Btrfs filesystems will only work under Linux;
    • try to keep single partition (primary) to avoid later problems;
  • Your ISO files of live Linux distros of your choice;
  • the latest release of MultiBootUSB from official website;

The official website come with a good tutorial about how to use it.

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The firefox tool send file to cloud.

This tool from Firefox team let you to send you upload and encrypt large files (up to 1GB) to share online.
This creates a link to pass along to whoever you want.
Just type : send.firefox.com into browser address bar and you will get a upload interface>
Each link created by Send will expire after 1 download or 24 hours, and all sent files will be automatically deleted from the Send server.
Also the Firefox Test Pilot send does not require an add-on, and can be used in any modern browser.

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Fix the Chrome blocking downloads or seeing network errors.

This tool will fix some Chrome blocking downloads or seeing network errors.
First you need to restart Chrome – exit and relaunch Chrome, then try your download again.
Using settings make this steps by typing chrome://settings into chrome browser: Clear your cache and cookies.
Make sure you have the latest version of Chrome installed.
Try downloading the file in a Chrome incognito window. If you no longer see the error message, you might have an issue with a Chrome extension. Learn how to disable them here.
Try changing your download destination folder within Chrome.
Check to see if any antivirus or firewall programs on your computer may be blocking the download by turning them off temporarily. If you can download files when the firewall is off, you may need to create an exception in your antivirus or firewall settings.
Restart your router or internet connection.
Uninstall any recently installed programs, especially programs with names you do not recognize. Some malicious programs may intentionally cause conflicts in Chrome. Windows users: Try the Chrome Cleanup Tool.
Try downloading the file from another network connection.
Try downloading the file from another web browser like IE, Firefox, or Safari and see if you run into the same issue.
Create a new user profile. If you no longer see an issue with downloading files, your browser profile could be corrupt.
Try Chrome Canary (a newer version of Chrome under development) to download files.
Windows users: Try re-registering Windows’ urlmon.dll as described here.
As a last resort, Uninstall Chrome and reinstall the latest version of Chrome.

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Linux: Display or change a pre-login message .

Open file /etc/issue and change the text:

You can use this to add some new infos or ascii image.
The images can be transform into ascii image by using convert image to ascii.
One example to convert a picture into ASCII TEXT,HTML is this website: picascii.com
The main problem can be if you have escape codes consist of a backslash (\) immediately followed by one of the letters explained below:

\b : Insert the baudrate of the current line.
\d : Insert the current date.
\s : Insert the system name, the name of the operating system.
\l : Insert the name of the current tty line.
\m : Insert the architecture identifier of the machine, eg. i486
\n : Insert the nodename of the machine, also known as the hostname.
\o : Insert the domainname of the machine.
\r : Insert the release number of the OS, eg. 1.1.9.
\t : Insert the current time.
\u : Insert the number of current users logged in.
\U : Insert the string “1 user” or “ users” where is the number of current users logged in.
\v : Insert the version of the OS, eg. the build-date etc.

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