Adam over at Lifehacker just wrote up an excellent guide on using Launchy for more than just… launching. Using a few batch files, Launchy can do some pretty amazing tricks similar to Quicksilver on the Mac.
The tricks in this article include using Launchy to interface with Remember the Milk, Google Calendar, and Twitter. For everyone out there that prefers using the keyboard to manage their resources, this article is pure gold.
“Take Launchy beyond application launching“
I recently purchased a Palm Treo 755p. One of the first things I did was to plug it into my Linux machine to try the syncing capabilities, since Linux distributions (I am currently using Ubuntu 7.04) tend to support Palm devices pretty well. But, when I plugged it in, I discovered that it was not recognized by the kernel. So, I figured out what was needed to make it function:
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I recently set up an Ubuntu server that needed to access a MSSQL database. The php5-sybase package sort of worked (the queries appeared to work, but data was missing). So, I set out to build some .deb packages with MSSQL support built in.
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