- Make an Xbox 360 media server with UShare and Linux
- If you don't want to pay for Twonky Media Server and don't want to use Windows, why not turn your Ubuntu Linux computer into a media server for your Xbox 360 using USha...
TechPad.co.uk on Saturday 15 January, 2011, 13:34
- Flipboard - a killer app for the iPad
- I've recently stumbled across Flipboard, an amazing application for the iPad which adds an extra dimension to Twitt...
TechPad.co.uk on Friday 1 October, 2010, 19:57
- How to use PHP's file_get_contents() with a proxy server
- Here's a quick and dirty function you can use to allow the use of PHP's file_get_contents() function on a server that uses a prox...
TechPad.co.uk on Thursday 16 September, 2010, 12:04
- How to create a Linux iPlayer download GUI using Zenity
- Here's how I created a simple graphical utility to download TV and radio programmes from the BBC's iPlayer site using Zenity, Bash and iplayer-...
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TechPad.co.uk on Tuesday 29 June, 2010, 19:11
- Create an encrypted USB drive for Ubuntu Linux
- Protect the sensitive data on your USB key from prying eyes by encrypting the data using Ubuntu Lin...
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TechPad.co.uk on Sunday 4 April, 2010, 20:59
- How to fix the Android AVD no target problem
- If you're getting started with the Android SDK and encounter an error message which says "Error: Target id is not valid. Use 'android list targets' to get the target ids'" here's how to solve it...
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TechPad.co.uk on Saturday 3 April, 2010, 20:31
- How to move Ubuntu Lucid's 10.04 Gnome buttons to the right
- Ubuntu 10.04 users were pleased to see Canonical's efforts to give Ubuntu's default Gnome theme an overhaul, but dismayed to see the Lucid Lynx buttons switch to the left hand si...
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TechPad.co.uk on Saturday 6 March, 2010, 14:33
- Create a video transcoder GUI with Zenity and ffmpeg
- Create a GUI application for your Linux computer to allow you to graphically unleash the powers of ffmpeg to transcode video format...
TechPad.co.uk on Wednesday 30 December, 2009, 9:49
- Download HD video from BBC iPlayer with get_iplayer
- Download and save DRM-free videos from the BBC iPlayer site with get_iplayer on Ubuntu Lin...
TechPad.co.uk on Sunday 27 December, 2009, 18:46
- Fixing Ubuntu's GPG error issue
- For weeks my Ubuntu Karmic Koala workstation has been plagued by an apt error telling me that my public keys were not available...
TechPad.co.uk on Sunday 27 December, 2009, 15:39