Alternative of Google Reader , Google is going to kill it.

Here is a good news for all those who were sad after listening  the new that google is killing google reader. Feedly is going to do the transaction seamlessly. It will trasfer all your data using its project Normandy.



Command line apps for Linux no need for Gui

These are my recommendations for default applications on a command line only desktop system. These are the applications I use everyday.  

Alpine - an easy to use and highly configurable email client
elinks - text only web browser
links2 - web browser that runs in the framebuffer, capable of displaying images
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ncftp - ftp client
youtube-dl - youtube video downloader
bashpodder - podcast podcatcher
newsbeuter - RSS feed reader
ssh - Remote access
rtorrent - bittorrent client
wicd - network/wireless manager which runs in ncurses
scp - transfer files over a network
aria2 - downloader
centerim - instant messenger
irssi - irc clinet

Office Suite
latex - word processing
vim - text editor
slsc - spreadsheet
tpp - presentations (use figlet for fonts) 
hnb - note-taking
fbgs - View .pdf files in the framebuffer
dict - dictionary
ispell - Spell correction
antiword - view .doc files as text
uniconv - convert various file formats to be readable in the CLI
docx2txt - convert .docx files to text

Social Networking
Charm - blogging application
twidge - twitter and client
fbcmd - Facebook client

gcalcli - google calendar on the commandline - to-do list
contact script - address book
pwsafe - password manager

mplayer - plays video in the framebuffer, also plays flash videos from the web
moc - music player
alsamixer - audio mixer
cdparanoia - CD/DVD ripper
mybashburn - CD/DVD buring

Games (I like to play)
Quake - playing in dosbox on the framebuffer
ninvaders - space invaders clone
monop - monopoly game as part of BSD games
boggle - part of BSD games
backgammon - part of BSD games
pacman - a pac-man game cloneDevelopment
vim - html editorTools
dosbox - DOS emulator capable of running on the framebuffer
htop - system monitor
truecrypt - encrypting drives
weather-util - weather application
zip - compress files
tar - back up 
rsync - backing up my system
mc - file manager
lp - printing
bible-kjv - King James version of the Bible
dropbox - file syncronation
scanimage - scanning images and documents

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Fastertweet simple and Fast Twitter client : How to install

Python and Qt

The first reason to create this client was to learn python , and i have learned a lot.
From few days i was searching for a simple twitter client , from simple twitter client i meanwhich one has the function of sending tweets only , my twitter timeline is very fast and don’t want all that notification when i m at work , which hotot or trupial and other clients provide . so I created this software Fastertweet by using Tweepy twitter api , pyhton and pyqt4

 The first reason to create this client was to learn python .

It  is simplest twitter client start the client , type your tweet and hit enter that is it .you can download it from here  .

It can be used in Linux only and here are its dependency

  1. Pyhton
  2. Pygtk 
  3. Tweepy (Twitter Api )

Pyhton and pygtk are installed already in fedora (I am usin fedora 15 )  you can download Tweepy rpm package from here

Because i don’t know how to package a software in RPM or DEB so you will find only executable files so here is the way of how to installing the client

1 Go to terminal and run the from following command
It will open a browser to authenticate your twitter account to my client after authorizing go to the terminal and hit Enter , That is it you are now authorized with this client

2. Make the file executable  (you can run it from terminal also ) , for right click the file go the permission tab and you will find the option of making the file executable  . Now you can start the client by clicking the file

here are  the screenshot of the software

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