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[2 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 408 supporters]

After Google announced that Browser Sync will no longer be updated and will stop working at the end of the year, many people looked for an alternative. The closest project to Browser Sync is Mozilla Weave, a Firefox extension that synchronizes local data from your browser with a server so you can access your data from multiple computers…
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[13 Jan 2008 | No Comment | 1,182 supporters]

Procedure.
The installation procedure for software that comes in tar.gz and tar.bz2 packages isn’t always the same, but usually it’s like this:
# tar xvzf package.tar.gz (or tar xvjf package.tar.bz2)
# cd package
# ./configure
# make
# make install
If you’re lucky, by issuing these simple commands you unpack, configure, compile, and install the software package and you don’t even have to know what you’re doing. However, it’s healthy to take a closer look at the installation procedure and see what these steps mean.
Unpacking.
Maybe you’ve already noticed that the package containing the source code of …