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News: New released Calibre version 3.15 .

Wonderful news for those who love reading books.
This software named Calibre is a powerful and easy to use e-book manager and come with this new features:

  • Browser viewer: Allow customizing what information is displayed in the header and footer areas. Access Preferences from the viewer controls to change.
  • Add support for MTP devices on FreeBSD
  • ToC editor: Add more case changing operations to the right click menu
  • Content server: Redirect pre 2.x book URLs to new 3.x URLs via a JavaScript redirect
  • Content server: Allow opening entries in the book list in a new tab via middle click/right click
  • Add a tweak in Preferences->Tweaks to exclude some fields when using the Edit metadata->Copy/paste actions
  • Linux: Allow using calibre-tray.png in the calibre resources folder to override the system tray icon.

Note:
One good reason I put this news is one special feature conversion formats:
… calibre supports the conversion of many input formats to many output formats. It can convert every input format in the following list, to every output format.
Input Formats: AZW, AZW3, AZW4, CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, DOCX, EPUB, FB2, HTML, HTMLZ, LIT, LRF, MOBI, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, TXTZ
Output Formats: AZW3, EPUB, DOCX, FB2, HTMLZ, OEB, LIT, LRF, MOBI, PDB, PMLZ, RB, PDF, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, TXTZ, ZIP

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Security – ESET SysRescue Live distribution .

The development team come with this intro :
Linux distribution that can scan for malware and clean infected files. It runs from a CD/DVD or a USB device, independently of the host operating system, but has direct access to the disk and file system. This makes it possible to remove threats that under normal operating conditions might be impossible to delete.
I used Virtual Box – version 5.2.4 r119785 (Qt5.6.2) to test it.
The result of running this iso image come with this tools:

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News: LibreOffice released version 5.4.4.

The powerful office suite named LibreOffice Fresh come with a the stable version with the most recent features.
I used on both operating system: Windows and Linux and working very well.
You can download and test it from official webpage .
Take a look to the official youtube channel to see the new features of version 5.4.x:

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Linux – netstat command .

This tutorial come to show you how to use the netstat command with linux operating system.
To list out all the connections tcp, udp & unix on a system, we can use ‘a’ option with netstat command:

To list only the tcp connections our system, use ‘t’ options with netstat:

To list out only the udp connections on our system, we can use ‘u’ option with netstat:

To only list out Unix socket connections, we can use ‘x’ options:

To get list of all connections along with PID or process name, we can use ‘p’ option & it can be used in combination with any other netstat option:

To speed up our output, we can use ‘n’ option as it will perform any reverse lookup & produce output with only numbers (since no lookup is performed, our output will much faster):

To print only the listening ports , we will use ‘l’ option with netstat (it will not be used with ‘a’ as it prints all ports):

To print network statistics of each protocol like packet received or transmitted, we can use ‘s’ options with netstat:

To display only the statistics on network interfaces, use ‘i’ option:

To display multicast group information, we can use option ‘g’ ( that print the multicast group information for IPV4 & IPV6):

To print the network routing information, use ‘r’ option:

To get continuous output of netstat, use ‘c’ option:

To filter a single port connections, we can combine ‘grep’ command with netstat:

To use multiple commands with netstat.
Example: count the number of connections with CONNECTED value, we can further add ‘wc’ command with netstat and grep command:

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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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