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Remote Shell service for Windows XP

In UNIX/Linux world, it is common to connect to remote machine through Secure shell (SSH). But in Windows world, we depend too much on Remote Desktop Connection (RDP). But except Windows Servers, Windows workstations such as Windows XP does not support multiple simultaneous login to a Windows XP machine. This drawback can be managed to…

YouTube introduces Cloud Video Editor

YouTube has introduced Online Video Editor. Google announced this today. Though already a few video editors I have seen online, this one is damn simple to use and integrated with YouTube. But downside is, it is not just a standalone application, it is a feature of YouTube, so that we can edit our video in…

English to Spanish dictionary in Ubuntu (and also English to Hindi)

Ubuntu is having powerful applications in the default installation. Dictionary is one such. You can find Dictionary application in Ubuntu main menu -> Applications -> Office -> Dictionary. This application needs internet connection since it fetches data from dict.org server. By default this application is English – English dictionary. It is also capable of supporting…

HOWTO: Copy & Paste between Local and Remote Desktop

This HowTo covers how to copy and paste the files/text/graphics (Clipboard) content between remote desktop session and local computer in Windows XP. Follow the following instruction in both local and remote computers. Go to Start->Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Services. Enable and start the following services in the order shown below: 1. Network DDE DSDM 2. Network DDE…

Ulteo – Distro, worth to watch!

Currently hundreds of Linux distributions available. But only a very few has its own unique feature. Recent arrival Ulteo seems to be promising distribution, if they keep up their promises given below as quoted by their site. Ulteo projects itself as Application System, which means using application is important than maintaining the system. That’s good.…

System Call tracing in Linux (strace)

strace: When there is a definitive guide to learn Linux system programming, it is heaven to read and practice those examples. Some times we may need to implement some function which is available in the well known tools (or commercial tools), but we may not know which system call to use to accomplish some of…

Request Access – Firefox Extension

Sometimes we encounter “Firewall – Access denied for the web site you requested!” message while surfing from a corporate network. Unfortunately, firewalls sometimes rate a good valid site as blacklisted site. In that case we use to request our system administrator to whitelist that site. This tool comes in handy for this purpose. Once you…