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Convert PDF to Excel and Calc on Fedora, Ubuntu using ‘Able2Extract’ (commercial software, trail version available)

Since approximately 90% of computer users work on Microsoft Windows, many companies invest their time in developing software that is only compatible with this operating system. Investintech.com was among them until two years ago, when the company recognized the fact … Read the rest

‘CMPlayer’ is a Modern, Minimalist & a Features-rich Media Player for Ubuntu 13.10

‘CMPlayer’ is modern looking multimedia player for Ubuntu (and Mac OS X). The user-interface is based on Qt 5x, and as you would notice from the below screenshot, it has minimalist & an intuitive appearance, though it still gives you … Read the rest

‘Curiyo’ Makes ‘Reading’ Web Content Easy (Browser Extension)

‘Curiyo’ is a new and a pretty cool web browser add-on that opens up a pop-up window on any term that you ‘Long-click’ (press and hold your left mouse button for a second), and gives you access to few online … Read the rest

‘SettingSanity’ Re-adds Disable Images & JavaScript Options to Firefox (23)

For those of us who have limited internet bandwidths, having the ability to disable loading images while browsing the web comes in handy as when loading some websites, and if you are not interested viewing their images, they can easily … Read the rest

Enhance Web Browsing Experience in Firefox with ‘betterFox’

‘betterFox’ is an add-on for the Firefox web browser that can enhance your web browsing, although that heavily depends on whether you use Google as your main search engine since most of its features are implemented for it.

For example, … Read the rest

Are We on the Verge of Major Earth Changes ? (more updates: UNESCO releases a ‘Tsunami Preparation’ video, hmm)

‘What is the relationship between the mind and matter ?, can intention affect the behavior of the physical world ?’ These were the questions that few scientists from Princeton university asked themselves, and they came up with an experiment for Read the rest

‘GNotifier’ Enables Desktop Notifications in Ubuntu for Completed Downloads of Firefox

Whenever Firefox is finished downloading something, it automatically opens up the ‘Downloads’ window to let you know. Or, if you had disabled showing the ‘Downloads’ window or had it minimized during the download (s), then Firefox still gives you a … Read the rest

Save Web Pages Compressed and Properly using ‘MAFF’ Format (Mozilla Firefox)

‘MAFF’ or ‘Mozilla Archive Format’ is a fully open-source web page saving format for the Firefox web browser (created by the Mozilla foundation itself) that has many advantages over the usual web page saving format that involves creating a folder … Read the rest

How to Fix an Incorrect Audio/Video Sync Setting and Save it Permanently using ‘Avidemux’

Audio to video synchronization‘ is anĀ  extremely important aspect of a multimedia file, because when playing, multimedia players rely on it for properly synchronizing the audio and the video tracks. If the synchronization value is incorrect, then … Read the rest

‘Freely’ Resize YouTube Videos in Firefox Using This Add-on

Though I do not use YouTube heavily, thanks to my limited internet connection ;-), one feature that I feel like missing is an option to resize videos freely. Now, YouTube does let you view in full-screen and a button to … Read the rest

‘ImgViewerPlus’ is an Enhanced Image Viewer for Firefox

The built in image viewer in Firefox is a very basic one and is not that useful at all (or at least in my experience). If you too find that to be true, then you can try ”ImgViewerPlus’. It is … Read the rest

Blogger introduces the ‘Custom Permalink’ feature!

Other than being a ‘owned’ by Google, another reason why I decided to switch over to ‘WordPress’ (blogging software) from ‘Blogger’ was because its lack of features or controllability in general (plus I like ‘WP’ better because it’s open source … Read the rest

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