Category Archives: Linux

Backup KeePass2 database on Linux

There are several instructions on how to use the KeePass2 trigger mechanism to create a backup of your password database when saving the database.  However, all of the instructions I found were for Windows.  It took a bit of figuring … Continue reading

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Simple image devignetting

With the prevalence of smart phone cameras today, they are often used instead of scanners as quick digitization methods for documents.  Unfortunately this leads to excessive vignetting (darkened areas at the edges), which makes it hard to print the document … Continue reading

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The Gimp is dead, long live the Gimp!

I have been an avid user of the Gimp for well over a decade now. I started using it in the mid 90’s around version 0.60.  I was promoting it to my friends as a great image manipulation tool, and … Continue reading

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Switching to Linux Mint

This is a description of my migration from Ubuntu to Linux Mint 14.  As this was my work laptop, there are some additional requirements that need to be met by the system.  In particular, I review: Configurability and ease of … Continue reading

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