Mega-ZBlog

You are here.

Mega-ZBlog header image

Creating Linux .desktop shortcuts to Windows apps with the app icon intact.

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Linux, Windows

Spent a good chunk of time figuring out Wine no longer has this baked in, but I figured if I could just find a Windows app that accesses the shortcut API I could get it to work. This command line app fits the bill perfectly.  You might have to direct the shortcut to your desktop […]

[Read more →]

Tags:······

Software Picks: VirtualBox

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments · Software Picks

I should try to write a post everyday, and today I was messing around with VirtualBox. I also should write some new software picks, and I want to try out Windows Live Writer for this post. So here we go! Edit: Windows Live Writer totally broke all the HTML in my post. So yeah I […]

[Read more →]

Tags:···················

Hardy Blue Heron… Blues…

April 25th, 2008 · No Comments · Linux

So I’ve been messing with Ubuntu on and off for some time now and the new version 8.04 came up yesterday. I upgraded but I experienced some problems along the way I think others should know about: Free Space: Depending on how many extra packages you’ve installed since installing Ubuntu originally, you may need 1.5gb […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

bash history

April 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Linux

Well everyone seems to be doing this so I guess it’s my turn. This is from an SSH shell into this webserver. I’m not booted into Linux on my desktop machine at the moment so this will have to do. [mzzt@server1 ~]$ uname -a Linux server1.sorrowind.net 2.6.9-42.EL #1 Sat Aug 12 09:17:58 CDT 2006 i686 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·