One of Vim’s features is extreme extensibility. If you can dream it up, there’s probably a plugin for it. Here are 8 useful plugins that will help you be more productive when using Vim. If you lean towards hating it now, give these plugins a try and then see how you feel.
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Finding a recurring pattern in a piece of text can be like finding a needle in the proverbial haystack. Fortunately, there’s a way to pick out precise patterns in text right down to the character. It’s called regular expressions. Learn how to make use of Regular Expressions and become a master of searching through text.
There are no lack of to-do list apps for Linux, and with a powerful tool like Evernote or Wunderlist, one might wonder if there is any more room for new task management app. Nitro is relatively new to the “to-do” list scene, but its beautiful interface and the ease of use did turn some heads and attracted some attentions. Let check it out!
Linux users have an almost infinite number of UI’s to from which to choose. You can choose between KDE, GNOME, Unity, and XFCE and many more. If you are feeling nostalgic, here are a few retro desktops that you can choose from.
A broken link is a killer for any website and it should be eliminated at all cost. The bad thing is, it is easily said than done. If you are running a website with more than a thousand articles and every post contains at least 3 links, how are you able to find out which particular link is no longer working?
Linux is popular with programmers, and for good reason. If you’ve always wanted to learn programming, whether to develop software professionally or just for fun, there’s no better platform to cut your teeth on.
Ever wonder how and why your Linux system can always auto update itself to the latest version? Learn about the basics of the debian package management and how the APT and repositories work in Linux.
There are plenty of ways that you can integrate Google Calendar in Ubuntu, but this is the easiest that I have come across so far. Here is how you can add events to google Calendar from the system tray.
You may know that you need to set a file permissions of “777” to make it writeable, but do know the meaning of “777” and where it comes from? Read on to find out about the file permissions of Unix system and the origin of “777”.
XBMC is one of the best media center software around and one of its ability is to access and stream media from all sorts of different devices. Let’s suppose you have pictures on your Windows PC, Music in iTunes on a Mac, some ripped DVD’s on your Linux file server, etc. Here’s how to connect your XBMC box to them all.
Ubuntu used to be the best distro for new Linux distro, but it seems that Linux Mint has taken over that role. Here’s why.
If you have used the Linux command line before, you’ve no doubt used “grep” to search for strings of text. There’s a better way to do so, and it’s called Ack.
If you are not able to install guest additions in Ubuntu 12.10 guest in Virtualbox, here’s the fix.
If you want to test out ChromeOS before you decide if you want to get the Chromebook, here is how you can test ChromeOS in Ubuntu.
WINE is a great tool for you to run Windows apps in Linux. qt4wine made the installation process easier. Check out how qt4wine can help you easily install Windows apps in Linux.
Adjusting the screen brightness in Ubuntu is easy, but to fully customize is not. Let’s see how you can easily configure the screen brightness in Ubuntu.
While your Linux comes with Perl support, you won’t want to use it as it is not the latest version. Perlbrew allows you to manage perl installation without root privilege.
“Hybrid Suspend” in Ubuntu allows you to first suspend your computer and if it is not restored after a while, will go into hibernation by itself. This is an effective way to save battery power and electricity bills. Here is how you can enable Hybrid suspend in Ubuntu
Package management in Debian and Ubuntu-based distro is easy. But if you are looking to create your own deb packages, there aren’t many useful tools around. Learn how you can build your own deb packages here.
If you have heard of Linux Mint, you will be pleased to know that the latest release (Linux Mint 14) comes with a new login manager – MDM Display Manager, that is both beautiful and customizable. Here is how you can get it on your Ubuntu.