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Changing the title of a Konsole window

For those of you who use KDE and Konsole, you can easily change the title of the Konsole window with the command:

dcop $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION renameSession 'NewSessionName'

this is pretty handy if, like me, you end up having a bunch of screen sessions running in different Konsole windows.

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How To Wipe a Bunch of Machines Quickly

Updated 2009-03-05, see bottom.

At work the other week, we decommissioned 24 old desktops - Dell GX280’s that were used in the student labs as print release stations. They didn’t have anything sensitive on them, just Windows XP, but with licensing and all we have to wipe Windows off ...

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SunFire Information

Ok, an update is a long time coming, and I’ll post one this weekend with status of a lot of my projects, as well as some new information.

For now, I’m installing two beautiful SunFire x4150’s at work, and here’s a little bit of information on ...

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OpenOffice Calc formula for IP addresses

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Things are quite busy, with work 4 days a week (9-5) and classes 6-9:30 at night 4 days a week (though classes are Mon-Thurs and work is Tues-Fri).

I’m plodding along on with TuxTruck - we now have a ...

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Getting SunSPOTs working under OpenSuSE 10.1

So I’ve been playing around withSunSPOTs lately. Or trying to. My only x86 (32-bit) machines are an old desktop running OpenSuSE 10.1 and my eeePC. It looks like I just killed my new install on the 8GB SDHC card, so I gave the desktop a try ...

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Madwifi on the eeePC

So, I’ve started a new OpenSuSE install on my eeePC. The 4GB SDHC card that I originally used was getting a bit cramped - I couldn’t even fit the kernel source! So, I bought a new 8GB SDHC card and started from scratch. I know that OpenSuSE 11 is ...

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Centralized Storage via SFTP

For quite a while, I’ve been planning on centralizing a lot of my personal storage (documents, miscellaneous stuff) on one machine at home. The biggest problem that I have is that, while a VPN would be a good solution for my apartment (if I could get IPcopto do ...

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Mac to TTF font conversion

I know i haven’t posted in a while.

I’m working on a friend’s web site, and needed a specific font for the title graphic. I couldn’t find it anywhere as a free TTF download for my Linux machine. However, after asking a friend who’s a ...

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