Do you want a “show desktop” button in docky?

If  you do, this post is for you!
How do you get one? First this show desktop button ONLY works with compiz (for now at least). Here goes the instructions:
1 – Activate desktop effects aka compiz
2 – Activate the dbus plugin
2 – Download my show_desktop.py python script, save it somewhere safe and make executable.
3 – Create […]

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Resoluções de ano novo não é comigo mas…

Este ano parece-me que vai ser – mais um – de loucos,logo vai ser necessário para manter o rumo a nível não pessoal. A nível profissional prevejo tempos turbulentos com possíveis mudanças mais cedo ou mais tarde… Mas isso fica para outra altura. Nestas resoluções vou colocar apenas o que quero realizar no meu tempo […]

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Dear lazy web…

Dear lazy web, I’m trying to learn python. The book I’m following is “Beginning Python”, but it’s sometimes complex to make the examples in the book because they use ALOT the interactive python console, so typing mistakes are common and I have to retype many lines (It’s really annoying!).
Can anyone suggest a good book/tutorial for […]

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Learning python, can I do it?

One thing I’ve always wanted to do is to learn to program. I didn’t study programing in college, biology and geology were my thing. Anyway I’ve been a computer enthusiast and now I’ll try to learn some programing.
I’ m starting with python, it’s seems to be easy for a beginner. I don’t want to start […]

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