Open Source Software

Atricles about open source software I’m developing

MS Office 2007 on Ubuntu 9.10 using wine

For those of you that *REALLY* need MS Office and Open Office is not enough, then install wine just run this two commands on a terminal: wget sh winetricks msxml3 dotnet20 gdiplus riched20 riched30\ vcrun2005sp1 allfonts wsh56js And then install using your installation CD. UPDATE: If you are using a non-english locale the second […]

Is there any way to reliably parse email messages?

What I’m talking about is constructing a tree from an email message. Usually when you get an email and reply back and forth then you end up with something that looks something like this: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. On 01/01/1970, […]

Checking for updates in subversion

If you are constantly running svn up or svn status -u or maybe svn log -rBASE:HEAD then you might find this piece of code useful: #!/bin/sh dir=”$1″ cd $dir updated=$(svn st -u | grep ‘*’) if [ “$updated” ]; then notify-send SVN “$updated” fi What id does is check for updates in subversion and if it […]