Category Archives: tools

Adding Your Own Tools to the PATH

OK, so you’ve got some useful tools you’ve written (or simply forked from github.com). How best to make them useable from the Terminal? One way or another, you’ve got to get them into the PATH. If you have sudo privileges … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, LMDE 1

The GIMP (GNU image manipulation program) has been getting less and less usable. It finally reached the point of no return for me. No matter what I tried, I couldn’t get basic painting to work. The GIMP has become so … Continue reading

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Debugging a Core with DDD

When something goes badly wrong in a C program, things generally go south in one of two ways: If the programmer has been careful, the program will detect that something is wrong and abort itself If the programmer was lazy … Continue reading

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