Commodore 64 books

February 26, 2015 Leave a comment

Here is a nice collection of C-64 books: http://www.bombjack.org/commodore/books.htm .

The great Coomodore archive is here: http://www.bombjack.org/commodore/ .

Categories: book, commodore

What comes after torrent?

February 23, 2015 Leave a comment

Today I found an excellent application called Popcorn Time. Are you tired of waiting 10 minutes for your torrent to be fully downloaded? Watch movies and TV Shows instantly! Popcorn Time streams movies and TV shows from torrents.

You can select quality and subtitles too! Pure awesomeness IMO.

I tried it under Manjaro and it’s available in the AUR. Under Ubuntu just download the archive and it contains a binary executable. And, they also have an Android client!

Popcorn Time uses the following torrent trackers: er.sty//:ptth (HD movies at the smallest file size); hc.vtze//:sptth (TV shows), moc.nahcihurah.www//:ptth (anime).

As I read it in /r/popcorntime, “you can ctrl+v paste magnet links in popcorn time or drag torrent files into it if it doesn’t have the show you want. It will take any torrent, it just only displays YTS and eztv”. Cool.

CBR viewer for Linux

February 13, 2015 Leave a comment

There are several CBR viewers for Linux. I tried MComix and it’s quite nice.

(It is written in Python, BTW.)

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Using several Firefox instances with different profiles

February 12, 2015 Leave a comment

If you want to use several Firefox instances with different profiles, read this post.

In short:

  • close Firefox
  • Start Firefox Profile Manager (firefox -P) and create a new profile. Give a specific name to the new profile, e.g. “NewProfile“.
  • Launch Firefox normally. It will start the default (old) profile.
  • Start another Firefox instance with the new profile: firefox -P NewProfile -no-remote

10 million passwords

February 10, 2015 Leave a comment

Do you want 10 million username/password combinations? Strictly for research purposes, of course. If yes, then check out this blog post. Magnet link at the bottom.

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[webdev] sortable table

January 29, 2015 Leave a comment

Problem
If you create a table with HTML, it’s static. It would be great if you could sort it by various columns. How to do that?

Solution
Create the static table (like before) and integrate it with a Javascript library that will make it sortable. I found a great solution for this called tablesorter. You can also find it on github, though the first link conatains more documentation and examples.

Categories: javascript, web Tags: ,

[webdev] add a stylish Javascript image gallery

January 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Problem
I wanted to add a modern Javascript image gallery to a website. I had some thumbnails and I wanted the following: (1) clicking on a thumbnail the image should appear, (2) the gallery must be browsable in both directions.

Solution
The Lightbox script worked for me like a charm. I’m not a Javascript expert but I could integrate it in 5 minutes. Awesome script!

Check out the project’s home page for a demo.

Categories: javascript, web Tags: ,
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