Archive for July, 2006

package checkgmail

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

check-gmail - CheckGmail is a system tray application that checks a Gmail account for new mail.
checkgmail is a clean easy to setup gnome applet that will check a gmail account for new mail. It has a very nice interface that will let you mouse over the icon and show you a summary of the […]

package pwgen

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

pwgen generates random, meaningless but pronounceable passwords.
pwgen can be used to generate strong passwords and is very handy if you have to come up with lots of passwords for user accounts. Typing “pwgen” will default to listing 8 colums of passwords, but you can also “pwgen -1″ to be given just one. Lots of switches […]

package shc

Friday, July 28th, 2006

shc - Shell script compiler
shc will create a stripped binary executable version of a shell script. There is no improvement in the speed of the script, it is just a way to keep people from modifing or seeing what your script is doing. In most cases “shc -f” is all you need to compile.

Kernel Released

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

Linux Kernel was released today.