ScribeFire blogging tool

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Scribefire: Fire up your blogging

Blogging tool is depend on user preference where some like to use Window Live Writer as I was used to use it too when using on windows but then I’ve converted to use Ubuntu and most of the time at home i will be using Ubuntu so finding another blogging tools that is similar to WLW is not much or maybe i’m not know of it.

I google around and found some people comment to use ScribeFire that just add-on to firefox browser and is very convenience to use. At any time you want to blog about website or just thought of something you just press “F8” inside Firefox browser you will get the blogging tool directly. It have all the features like what you need in WLW and I didn’t find any difficulty on find the function.

The installation is very straight forward as it only install as plug-in, file download size also pretty small. So give it a try today…

Blueman for Ubuntu

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I’m been trying to send photo from my phone to my laptop using the built-in bluetooth software that comes with Ubuntu 9.10 but it does not support receiving files, what a frustration. So i do a little google and found a tool that make wonders with just minor setting, the software call Blueman Bluetooth Manager.

Blueman is a GTK+ Bluetooth Manager.Blueman is designed to provide simple, yet effective means for controlling BlueZ API and simplifying bluetooth tasks such as:

  • Connecting to 3G/EDGE/GPRS via dial-up
  • Connecting to/Creating bluetooth networks
  • Connecting to input devices
  • Connecting to audio devices
  • Sending/Receiving/Browsing files via OBEX
  • Pairing

Blueman also integrates with Network Manager 0.7, so any Dialup/Network connections will be made available (via HAL) to Network Manager.

The installation is just way to simple and type the following and viola, you’re done.

sudo apt-get install blueman

I’ve not yet try using it to connect to internet via my 3G but will try it soon.

Source : Ubuntugeek

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