Whisker Menu Dark Theme

The Whisker Menu has become the default menu in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the Whisker menu. It has been one of the first things I installed on a XFCE desktop since I discovered it a couple of years ago. However, the default look of the menu is not …

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How I Use a USB Stick and Git To Sync My Data

The way most people use a USB stick is to just work directly from it. However, that is the wrong way of doing it.

Working directly from the USB stick has several problems to it.

  • Only one copy
  • Difficult to backup.
  • No version control
  • Need USB stick to access files …

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wxPython 2.9 on Linux

I needed to test one of my programs on Linux. It’s written in Python using wxPython. I am using the the version that is still in development wxPython 2.9. There is prebuild versions for Mac and Windows but unfortunately there isn’t a prebuild package for Linux so …

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SSH Port Forwarding

This will essentially create a VPN(Private Virtual Network) via SSH. It will allow you to access webpages that otherwise only are accessible from within the local network or browse the internet looking like you are on your home IP address. Why is this useful? Well, I’ll tell you …

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