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Converseen 0.9.6.2 is Now Available in Danish Language

03/29/2017 12:11:33 PM

I’m happy to announce Converseen 0.9.6.2 is now available into Danish language thank to Martin Elisoe who kindly helped me in growing this project with a brand new localization. What’s Converseen If you don’t know what’s I’m talking ...

Raspberry Pi Zero W features WiFi and Bluetooth Connectivity for IoT

02/28/2017 12:41:19 PM

Today, Raspberry Pi celebrates 5 years from the launch of its first version in 2012 launching a new product: the Raspberry Pi Zero W. This new flavour of the Raspberry Pi is very similar to the current Raspberry Pi Zero launced in November ...

Sending Email via PHP in CentOS 7 using Sendmail

02/23/2017 08:11:58 AM

If you are running a web server or a VPS, you may encounter the need of sending emails using your PHP application. In the same way, if you are running a WordPress blog or you are using any kind of CMS and you would allow your visitors to send ...

KDE Plasma 5.9.1 – Here is the First Bugfix Release

02/07/2017 10:04:15 AM

Today, the Kde team announced the first minor release for Kde Plasma 5.9 including various little but important bugfixes and translation updates. Certainly, this first small bugfix release will improve the stability and usability of the desktop ...

How to Activate the Global Menu in Kde Plasma 5.9

02/05/2017 09:08:30 AM

Global Menu is one of the most interesting features of Kde Plasma 5.9, the latest major release of the Kde Desktop Environment. Global Menus allow the user to have the application menu into the application itself, as a titlebar button or into ...

Kde Plasma 5.9 is Finally Available in Arch Linux

02/04/2017 07:12:55 AM

As an Arch Linux and Kde lover, I’m pleased to let you know that the new Kde Plasma 5.9 is finally available into the stable repository. As you may know, this new major release of Plasma Desktop is bringing a lot of new and interesting ...

WordPress Updates in CentOS 7 + Apache + SELinux

02/01/2017 16:44:32 PM

A couple of weeks ago I moved my WordPress blogs from a trivial shared hosting to a more sophisticated VPS running CentOS 7 since I was in search of more flexibility from my server. During these days, I learned a lot about managing a web server ...

RaspBerry BerryBoot: Fixing “cannot find my data partition”

01/26/2017 08:16:35 AM

Some time ago, I had a problem with formatting my 32 GB MicroSD card using BerryBoot, a tool useful for installing multiple operative systems on a RaspBerry Pi. Everytime I tried to format my MicroSD card, the BerryBoot tool displayed me ...

Converseen 0.9.6 now supports ImageMagick 7

01/18/2017 09:09:58 AM

I’m glad to announce that Converseen 0.9.6 now supports ImageMagick 7, the newest branch of the open-souce image manipulation suite. Converseen is an open-source batch image processor for Linux and Windows, developed by me, that allows the ...

ASUS Zenfone 2 – Android Marshmallow: Here’s How to Install

08/31/2016 19:00:52 PM

After a very long time followed by a ton of delays, yesterday finally we had, surprisingly, the long awaited Android Marshmallow update for our beloved (or, at least, I think so) Asus Zenfone 2. As a Zenfone 2 user, I was personally waiting ...

Converseen 0.9.5 porting to Qt5 is here

08/29/2016 18:08:12 PM

During the last weeks I worked on the Qt5 porting of my open source project Converseen, a cross-platform batch conversion and image processor tool, thanks to the help of rezso, an user from GitHub who sent me some patches with a lot of ...

Dawn of a new day…

08/19/2016 09:25:22 AM

I was thinking it was a good idea to bring back my blog from oblivion. Unfortunately, during the past 12-15 months, I had been unable to write new contents because I was engaged on other projects. I have to say, blogging is not a vital activity ...

Arch Linux – Kde Plasma 5.3 stable is finally available for installation

05/03/2015 15:54:54 PM

Great news for Arch Linux users! From a few minutes, Kde Plasma 5.3 stable packages are officially available on Arch Linux repositories. In fact, after running the pacman -Syu command I finally noticed, listed on my terminal, the new packages ...

Microsoft Visual Studio Code for Linux. What do you think?

05/03/2015 08:12:01 AM

A few days ago, Microsoft released Microsoft Visual Studio Code, a new development tool for Windows, Linux and Mac OS, mostly focused on web development (ASP.NET and Node.JS) even if, it has a base support for the most used languages as HTML, ...

Arch Linux 2015.05.01 has been released with Linux kernel 4.0.1

05/01/2015 09:28:49 AM

Today May 1, has been released a new installation image of Arch Linux, our favorite Linux distribution! Arch Linux 2015.05.01 includes the updates released during April 2015 and the Linux kernel 4.0.1. You can grab a fresh copy from here or ...

Kde Plasma 5.3 has been released

04/28/2015 17:00:28 PM

As said in the previous post, today, the Kde team released Plasma 5.3 which come with a lot of interesting features. Plasma 5 is the desktop environment of the Kde project and we can certainly say that its development is a source of interest ...

Here is Qt Creator 3.4.0

04/24/2015 09:52:43 AM

Qt Creator 3.4.0, one of my preferred development tools, has been released. This version is focused on increasing the support for C++ including some new refactoring features. Has been added a new refactoring action that moves all function ...

Let’s take a look to Kde Plasma 5.3 beta

04/23/2015 09:31:36 AM

A couple of days ago I spoke about the new release of the Kde Applications 15.04 which represents a great and important step towards the completion of the passage from the old Kde 4 to the new Plasma 5 environment. A few days ago the Kde community ...

TimeBoss 2, the best free Android Timer Stopwatch App

04/21/2015 05:23:09 AM

Who would think that there would be a timer app that was actually useful? I wouldn’t. Yet, after trying TimeBoss for a few days, I started to love it. It is easy to use and has some of the best thought out features of any timers out there. ...

72 Applications ported to Kde Frameworks 5 (KDE Applications 15.04)

04/20/2015 17:01:58 PM

Great news for Kde fanatics since this is a month full of great releases. In fact, after the stable release of KDE Frameworks 5.9 and the up-and-coming beta of  Plasma 5.3 there’s another important step for the Kde development: KDE Appl ...

How to install Kde Plasma 5 on Arch Linux

04/17/2015 10:57:43 AM

In the last two post I’ve talked about the new Kde Plasma 5. In particular I’ve posted some pictures about Plasma 5 on my Arch Linux workstation and, after a not too long testing period, I’ve also wrote a review about its current st

KDE Plasma 5 on Arch Linux review

03/19/2015 13:43:53 PM

A few weeks ago, during a little break from studies, I’ve finally found some time for installing Plasma 5 on my Arch Linux workstation. Before a not too deep period of usage I’d like to share with you my impressions on the current sta ...

Finally Kde Plasma 5.2 on my Arch Linux

02/24/2015 12:25:11 PM

Finally I had enough free time to get Kde Plasma on my Arch Linux workstation. Installation was pretty easy but understanding how things work now was not because there are some differences with Kde4. In fact Plasma 5 and Kde Frameworks 5 are ...

Android – Using html on strings.xml

02/17/2015 08:38:34 AM

The architecture of an android application consists on a series of directories and files. Besides the java source code, resource files plays an important role inside an android application. In android, resource files are represented as xml ...

Reversian 2.0: Unicode text processor for Android

02/16/2015 07:13:44 AM

Some time ago, since I have good skills on object oriented programming and java, I started to study a bit of Android development in order to improve my own culture as developer. That days, I enjoyed myself writing some little applications for ...

Converseen 0.9.0 has been released

02/11/2015 08:56:22 AM

Today I’m releasing Converseen 0.9.0, the multiplatform batch image processor tool. This new version brings new stability updates and code improvements. For Windows users there are some news. Since two years the Windows version of the program ...

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02/10/2015 14:48:45 PM

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Unix Timestamp in Qt using QDateTime class

02/04/2015 09:26:33 AM

Sometimes we may need to use unix timestamp in our Qt applications. From Wikipedia: Unix time (a.k.a. POSIX time or Epoch time) is a system for describing instants in time, defined as the number of seconds that have elapsed since 00:00:00 C ...

How to use cryptographic hash in Qt

02/03/2015 09:32:10 AM

Qt provides a simple but powerfull class to generate cryptographic hashes. QCryptographicHash can be used to generate cryptographic hashes of binary or text data and supports MD4, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384, and SHA-512 algorithms. ...

Converseen 0.8.6 has been released

01/28/2015 08:16:30 AM

Here is it a new release for Converseen, the multiplatform batch image processor. This new version brings some stability updates and fixes some crashes reported by users on GitHub. You can download it for free at converseen.fasterland.net

Converseen 0.8.5 has been released

11/28/2014 08:01:24 AM

The 0.8.5 version of Converseen, the automatic batch image processor for Windows and Linux has been released. This version brings some bug fixes and lets the user to disable the automatic checking for updates. I’d like to inform everyone that ...

Random Wordlist Generator 0.2 in Qt5 released

07/31/2014 07:51:11 AM

I’m glad to announce the second release and the second port of one of my software in Qt5 after the Ascii Design latest version. Random Wordlist Generator, the multiplatform program useful for generating random passwords to test your wireless ...

Converseen 0.8 has a new algorithm for generating better previews

07/28/2014 13:57:42 PM

This new release of Converseen brings important improvements on picture previews. In fact, a long date problem due to Magick++ API and Qt4 has been finally solved. Since the first version of the program, Converseen hasn’t been able to show ...

Ascii Design 1.1.1 in Qt5 has been released!

07/11/2014 13:09:51 PM

I’m glad to announce the first porting in Qt5 of one of my Qt4 applications. Thanks to the help of shg, Ascii Design can now be compiled with the Qt5 support. You can freely download the program for Linux and Windows platforms from her ...

Ascii Design 1.0.3 released

05/30/2014 13:47:26 PM

Yesterdey, I’ve released a new version of Ascii Design, a simple application to transform simple text to ascii art decorations: Ascii Design is a free program, based on figlet engine, that enables you to create awesome ascii art text. You ...

How to reinstall Grub on Arch Linux

05/15/2014 17:16:29 PM

One of the most unpleasant situations in life is when, after installing Windows (not that it’s a good situation to be in), we have to restore the Grub bootloader in order to be able to boot our Arch Linux again. On this post, I’m going ...

Converseen 0.7 released: PDF and ICO conversions are now fully supported

05/05/2014 09:41:20 AM

How to check and download Ghostscript with Inno Setup

05/02/2014 09:27:36 AM

As you may know, Inno Setup is one of the best Windows-based solutions to make professional installers for your software. Since I’m going to release a new version of Converseen and it requires Ghostscript as external resource to manage PDF ...

Test our Mobile Website from Desktop with Opera Mobile Classic Emulator

04/24/2014 12:50:06 PM

Developing a good template for a website is no longer as easy as it once was. Now, we have to consider, not only the classic desktop view for our website, but also the mobile layout for both smartphones and tablets. We are not simply talking ...