Fast copy of photos — a solution!

configuring gthumb to run a script after a key press

So, you have a (big) collection of photo, and you want to rapidly browse trough them and select a subset for further consideration for, for example, printing or editing them. What I would like was that, while in the image viewer, with a simple key press I could copy the file to another, pre-chosen directory. […]

Multimedia problems with ubuntu...

If you, like me, have problems with multimedia under Ubuntu (Karmic at least), try these little tricks before anything. I hope they will help.

First of all, take a look medibuntu repositories. That alone solves a lot of problems.And if are upgrading from old versions of Linux, clean up the audio configuration.

After that, try […]

Please, resume only when I want...

I have a laptop (a Toshiba one, a 13″ nice thing) which is running more or less happily with Ubuntu Karmic. Lot of good things but some very annoying behaviour sometime. One of them is the fact that it resumes automatically when opening the lid and the AC plug is in.

I don’t like it. […]