Simple bash script : scan and convert the image in JPG format.

I use to linux commands: scanimage and convert. We can see the script below:

Write the script in a text file.Named the script with this name scan.sh. Run this :

The output will be:

You can use any name for the output. As we see in this example I used firstscan.

Using chkconfig to control initscripts

During bootup, the system will execute scripts and updates and queries runlevel information for system services. Each service which should be manageable by chkconfig. These tools manage services that are started up by scripts in the /etc/rc.d/init.d directory. This command in Linux that allows you to control what services start. As root, type the following… Read More »

The Minitube software : the new YouTube desktop

Minitube 1.7 is released, but Fedora 16 come with 1.6 verssion. First, the Minitube is a YouTube desktop application with it you can watch YouTube videos. A nice second option, you can type a keyword and Minitube gives you an endless video stream. You can read more about this software on official website. Installation on… Read More »

Programming with FASM – first steps .

The FASM is a self-assembling open-source 80×86 assembler for DOS, Windows and Linux. It supports all 8086-80486/Pentium instructions with MMX, SSE, SSE2 and with more features. FASM contains many programming options and features. The source code can be written in different ways because of control directives, macros and management of resources. FASM, by default uses… Read More »

Using Blender 3D screencast keys addon.

The new Screencast Key Status Tool have been added to this new release 2.60 . You can find it in part of the Blender AddOn Distribution. Just go to User Preferences -> Add-Ons section. Please see the picture below: Press now the N key and this will activate in the tab View3D -> Properties panel… Read More »