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WPA Wireless Networks from Shell

Filed under: Quick Linux Tutorials — TheLinuxBlog.com at 1:10 pm on Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Connecting to WPA networks isn’t the hassle it used to be, it is often very handy to be able to connect without the use of Network Manager. Today I’ll share with you a quick way to get connected to a WPA encrypted network from the shell.

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Easy Keyboard & Mouse Sharing with QuickSynergy

Filed under: General Linux,Linux Software — TheLinuxBlog.com at 6:30 am on Wednesday, April 6, 2011

I’ve written before about using one computers keyboard and mouse across multiple computers by using x2vnc and x2x, there is however another tool called Synergy. I never really messed around with it because of x2x and x2vnc but it is a valuable tool worth mentioning. QuickSynergy is available in most repositories that is a handy little tool to get your computers set up using Synergy and as the name suggests; quickly. If you apt-yum-get-fu it it will install all your dependencies for you and make setup a breeze.

Take a look at the screenshots:
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