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Monday, February 13, 2012

DarkTable: An Open Source alternative for Adobe Lightroom

Came across this software few days back, was searching for an open source alternative for Adobe Lightroom.


 While reading and digging about it, many people in forums has asked how to install it on Linux.

In this post i will try to explain how to install and link with few interesting posts on Darktable.

What is darktable?
Here is what darktable site says
         "darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them."

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Monday, February 6, 2012

Custom Screen Savers on Kindle Touch

Before proceeding to install custom screensaver on your kindle touch download the following package
Download | Mirror
We Need this package to enable us to connect to Kindle using SSH.
Extract it into the root folder of your Kindle Touch

  • The USB Networking can be toggled by entering ;un into the search box of the menu.
  • You can also set the root password (useful before your first login attempt) by issuing ;un password
  • The IP of the kindle is
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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

How to recover lost data from failed harddisk or formatted harddisk.

It has happened to me many times, formatted hardisks without backup, sometimes deleted the data unknowingly but, now you can recover such lost data with TESTDISK.

TestDisk is OpenSource software and is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

TestDisk is a powerfull FREE data recovery tool it can run under windows as well as Linux.

Here's what their site says,

    * Fix partition table, recover deleted partition
    * Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
    * Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector
    * Fix FAT tables
    * Rebuild NTFS boot sector
    * Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup
    * Fix MFT using MFT mirror
    * Locate ext2/ext3 Backup SuperBlock
    * Undelete files from FAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem
    * Copy files from deleted FAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3 partitions.

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