How to perform HTTP compression test

Perform HTTP compression test using curl utility.

Installing LibreOffice in Ubuntu

Install LibreOffice in Ubuntu.

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Using KDE notification area within a shell script

Using KDE notification area within a shell script gives a lot of useful possibilities as you can easily display feedback from running services, other scripts, log analyzers.

Google DNS servers

A long time ago my provider had some temporary problems with DNS service.

The solution was quite simple – use the Google Public DNS servers:

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How to hide posts from selected category on the main WordPress page

Hide posts from the selected category on the main WordPress page.

Zen Photo – Polaroid-like effect

Fortunately, it is the last time I try to achieve such effect as I am switching gallery to the Zen Photo so lets see result at first:

Linux-like environment for Windows

Two days ago my friend posted about his chosen Linux-like environment for Windows.

Ruby and RMagick – Quote with Polaroid-like effect

To create a Polaroid-like effect you just need the RMagick gem and a couple of small functions.

Zen Photo and Nginx – rewrite rules

If you are searching for Nginx rewrite rules for Zen Photo then jump directly to the http://wiki.nginx.org/ZenPhoto wiki page.

HTTPS Everywhere

Checkout HTTPS Everywhere (Firefox and Chrome extension) to automatically rewrite your requests to use HTTPS protocol.