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How to Dump Files in Individual Folders

23 March , 2014 bill C++ Programming

Introduction While installing the Boxee+ hack on my media center I found out that all my movies needed to be saved in individual folders of the same name. This needs to be done for Boxee+ and XBMC to display fanart. With thousands of files, this was going to be a huge manual task. After searching […]

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A Gtk uTorrent Front End… Any Interest?

20 January , 2014 bill Linux

Introduction I have started developing a Gtk front end for the Linux uTorrent server. I know there is a Web UI but you can not click magnet links in web pages to add them. I was developing this for myself but if there is any interest in the project I will make it public. (Test […]

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C++ Gtkmm Tutorial 5

13 January , 2014 bill C++ Programming

Introduction In part 5 of this Gtkmm tutorial I will be showing you how to use the treeview control and markup in a label. In this simple application there is a text entry used for entering text into a treeview. The label next to the text entry will turn red if there is no text […]

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To Windows and Back Again.

2 January , 2014 bill Linux

Introduction Just like the Hobbit’s tale I had a short trip there and back again, but mine was to Windows 8.1. My Decision to Switch There was a couple of reasons that resulted in moving my main computer to Windows 8.1. The main one was I write software for companies and use Visual Studio. This […]

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C++ Gtkmm Tutorial 4

26 October , 2013 bill C++ Programming

Introduction In part 4 of this C++ Gtkmm tutorial I will show you how to use the label and entry widgets as well as send parameters with a Gtkmm signal.

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C++ Gtkmm Tutorial 3

9 October , 2013 bill C++ Programming

Introduction In part 3 of this Gtkmm tutorial I will explain how to connect the buttons to signals and show dialogs when they are clicked.

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C++ Gtkmm Tutorial 2

7 October , 2013 bill C++ Programming

Introduction In part 2 of this C++ Gtkmm programming tutorial I will explain how Gnome containers are used and how to create widget objects that are managed by Gtkmm.

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C++ Gtkmm Tutorial 1

7 October , 2013 bill C++ Programming

Introduction This will be the first in a series of C++ Gtkmm tutorials leading up to a simple game.

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Youtube Downloader (youtube-dl) Helper Script

28 September , 2013 bill Bash Programming

Introduction I have created a very simple script to help with downloading Youtube videos. The script will display a list of available formats, ask what format you would like to download and correctly name the file that is being downloaded.

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A better file manager for Ubuntu

20 September , 2013 bill Linux

Introduction Nautilus file manager has removed many features to simplify the application. Some of the features that have been removes are the tree view and being able to edit the file path. This tutorial is how to install the Nemo file manager from Cinnamon and set it as default in Ubuntu. The following will install […]

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