When you happened to upgrade ubuntu to newer version while you’re using dual boot, you may notice that GRUB menu shows not only the current linux kernel version but also older versions too.
To remove those menus, you directly go to System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager and then find “linux-image” and leave the latest version number and mark as all other the menu starts with “linux-image” for uninstall … (see the screenshot below: in my case, linux-image-2.6.32-25-neneric is old linux kernel image version). Hope this help!
Aviary which I have posted in this blog before, that allows you to capture the whole web page. Now it has HTML 5 image editor that can change your photo with instant camera, toy camera, old photo and retro effects.
It allows not only effects but also you can put the text, cool stuffs, adjust color and situation and some more and embed on your blog or site as well.
Try it out Aviary HTML 5
If you are familiar with online file sharing services, you won’t be surprised. ge.tt is an online file sharing service allows you to share multiple files with single click. ge.tt gives you more features like live statistics and managing files after you sign up but signing up not really required though.
Google Chrome extensions are getting better and giving many choices for users as extensions developers are developing many useful tools for Google chrome browser. Ultimate Chrome Flag is an extension for Google chrome that shows all the information of the site like Geo location, IP address of the host, Google PageRank, Alexa rank and scorecards of WOT (Web of Trust).
For the people like SEO guy who like to see the Pagerank of the site, it has an option to show the Pagerank number with the flag. If you are Chrome use, you should check this Ultimate Chrome Flag out!
DropMocks is a easiest way to share files from your desktop or whatever simply with just drag and drop. It is a web site that allows you to upload multiple files and put into one shorten url and show all the files as gallery album like iTunes. Signing up is not required. As of now, it only supports Google Chrome and Firefox.
I have posted several capture tools to capture web site, the online service tool like Browsershots. The only problem is that many of those services don’t let you to capture web pages with one click. You have to wait for sometimes to get the screenshots as their service grows popularity. This is an another way to capture web pages with the help of Google Chrome extension.
Awesome Screenshot is a Google Chrome extension allows you to capture web page with just one click. It has options like selected area capturing and entire page. Wait! it has more. It has abilities to annotate text and draw circle, rectangle, arrow, etc.
It may be look like blogging tool but actually it is not. Ohlife is a web service that let you write note or activities on your daily life by replying their reminder email which OhLife sent you every day or week. You just simply reply the email to write your new entry at OhLife. It is private and nobody can see what you wrote. The design layout at ohlife is pretty neat and it uses beautiful typography. You should try it out!
In newer versions of Ubuntu, font installation got easier than earlier versions. Just click the font file and click “Install” in font preview. But it doesn’t give you uninstall functionality. To remove the custom fonts that you installed in Ubuntu, open Terminal and type:
P.S: replace username with your username. Type ls so that you can see the font files that you installed in your Ubuntu. Type rm to remove.
I have been seeing these avatar on my thai friends’ Facebook walls lately. At first don’t know where they get and how they made it. I didn’t have a chance to ask them too. Difficult to search in Google using (.com) US. Then I switched back to google.co.th and made some searches and found it.
It is DTAC one DIY, a Facebook flash application let you to choose face, hair, shirt, etc of your choice and create avatar for your Facebook profile and save photos as your Facebook photos album.
To create DTAC one DIY, just go to http://apps.facebook.com/dtaconediy
This buzz has been floating for a while and Google has been using goo.gl url shortening feature in Google toolbar and Feedburner. Finally Google made goo.gl url shortener public. Goo.gl is url shortening service from Google and perform the same functionality like other url shortening services. It can track clicks, referrers, countries, OS platforms, etc. To use it, just go to goo.gl and login with your Google account if you want to track your shortened urls.