Daily Archives: September 12, 2016

gimp: how to make a transparent background

How to make a transparent background/selection on an image using GIMP 1. Open your image. 2. Select the area you want to make transparent. Select the appropriate selection tool from the Tool window or the Tools – Selection Tools menu … Continue reading

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lost your linux root password ?

Lost your root password ? Under Fedora, at boot time, press e, select the kernel and add 1 (run level), which will let you enter into a shell session, where you can edit the /etc/passwd file to reset the password. … Continue reading

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vim: multiple buffers

In order to work with several view ports of the same file in the same Vim window, type: :sp:sp You may also open another file in the same window. To do so issue the command:: :sp filename :sp filename To … Continue reading

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vim: create function to remove white spaces

In the .vimrc file, add the following lines ( here ^M is a special character for the return carriage created using CTRL+V): #remove tabs function removeM() %s/^M// :endfunction   function removeWhiteSpace() %s/^ \+ $// %s/^ $// %s/ \+$// %s/ $// … Continue reading

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