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Automate Your Office Yourself with ProcessMaker, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we got an overview of ProcessMaker, and how to get started with it; how to set up processes and assign them to users. In this part,…

Way to the GUI Library

Spicing up the Console for Fun and Profit, Part 2

In the previous part of this article, we manipulated various aspects of the shell and terminals, like prompts, colours, cursor movements, etc, using escape sequences and utilities like tput. Now let’s move to…

Mr. Gold Fish

Learn to Animate with Blender, Part 1: Modelling the Goldfish

Apart from being a great 3D modeller and one of the best animation programs, Blender is also great for compositing. This article is an introduction to animation in Blender. Start Blender by double-clicking…

Let's learn Beamer

Taming Beamer

This article introduces LaTeX and the Beamer extension class, which is ideal for creating professional-quality documents and presentations. The OpenOffice.org suite, and even the new arrival, LibreOffice, are not mature enough as truly…

Automation rocks, dude

Automate Your Office Yourself with ProcessMaker, Part 1

This article covers the basic setup and how to get started with ProcessMaker, an open source workflow automation software. This should interest small and medium enterprises, startups or any other organisation in need…

Time to rsync

Backups and More with rsync

Learn how to use this powerful utility that almost all experts use in their day-to-day work, to perform tasks like back-ups, and much more. The rsync utility can be used cross-platform—Linux, Mac OS…

Blended in Blender

The Magical Art of Compositing in Blender

Apart from being a great 3D modeller and one of the best animation programs, Blender is also a great compositing program (since the release of Blender 2.37a and later, till the release of…

Modding Android

A Novice’s Guide to Android Rooting, Recovery and Flashing

This is an introduction to customising Android (rooting, recovery and flashing), which is intended for those already acquainted with Android and wish to unleash the power of open source. We will cover more…

It's all coming back!

Recover Deleted Files in Linux

Have you accidentally deleted an important file because you have the habit of using Shift+Del instead of only Del? Well, don’t panic. I had this very problem some time ago, and found some…

Let's spice up the console

Spicing up the Console for Fun and Profit, Part 1

Command-line terminals and the shell have been an integral part of all *NIX systems from the beginning. The shell is the universal interface between a *NIX system and its users, and the terminal…

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