There is a rather annoying issue related with NetBeans displaying large fonts on Ubuntu for menus and panels. There are some suggestions on Ubuntu forums related with java fonts settings, but there are a couple of better solutions which may improve the way NetBeans looks on Ubuntu when it comes to font size.
The issue with Google Chrome was that it crashed in about 3 seconds after startup. I encountered this problem using Chrome 9 and 10 beta on Ubuntu 10.10, but this fix may apply to other versions and operating systems as well.
If you are dealing with base64 encoded data you may find useful to know that any modern browser can easily decode it using the Data URI scheme. All you need is pass the encoded data to the browser in the same way as you would enter a regular URL, but of course using the correct structure of the data URI scheme.
If you need to manage your disk or just check the disk space usage of a Linux powered computer, here are some suggestions for both graphical and command line interfaces.
Midnight Commander, one of the most used CLI file managers available for Linux is unable to preserve settings over different sessions
You’ve probably already noticed that if you try to copy a table from Firefox and paste into an Excel spreadsheet, using the classic methods the table formatting is not preserved, and the data from the table is copied into one cell from the Excel spreadsheet.
One of Internet Explorer versions 6 and 7 bugs, consists in repeating (duplicating) some characters from the end of some elements with the CSS atribute float.
In case the sound events are not working in Pidgin you can use this solution.
If you need only to download something from an url:
With user (abc) and password (abc123):
wget http://cristian-radulescu.ro/document.pdf –user=abc –password=abc123
Download from an url list (list.txt):
wget -i list.txt