Several years ago, I was intensively using Pidgin with a lot of satisfaction. When returning to it recently, I realized that Yahoo access was rejected.
This is linked to changes in the way Yahoo specifies its messaging tool nowadays.
Hopefully there are solutions…
When investigating this Yahoo issue, I also found a way to capture Skype chats in Pidgin too…
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I was recently requested to transform a slideset (originally generated with LibreOffice, but shared as PDF), into a set of images.
This is very simple, using Imagemagick program : convert
The question is : how ? Continue reading “How to extract pages from a PDF as a set of images ?” »
Several TV channels are offering off-line replay modes. That’s great for me, as I’m not spending my time reading TV programs enough in advance to record what I would like to see later… It happens often that someone talks to me about a TV program the day after its broadcast…
or not with “replay TV”.
Continue reading “France Television pluzz (replay) on Ubuntu” »
Using Freebox at home, I’m lucky to have a tool to display video, music,… directly on my TV screen.
I have disks storing such multimedia content on my FreeNAS.
I was looking for a server distributing it on my home network, and I came to pms-linux, now known as ps3mediaserver
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What about setting up a little datacenter at home ?
That was my decision several months ago, when I started to think about building my “own cloud” at home.
For that, you need one ĥysical server, and a good Linux distribution running a virtualization environment. I chose KVM over Ubuntu.
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