Wednesday, April 17, 2013

How to add icons on Fedora Desktop

GNOME 3 prevents user to add icons on desktop, because the desktop is not managed by nautilus by default (so no files diplayed). 

You can change this behavior using the command line:
$ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons true

Or by using the graphic application gnome-tweak-tool
$ su -c "yum install gnome-tweak-tool"

How To Make Google Chrome Browser Display RSS Feeds instead of xml code

Repair Chrome in order to show RSS Elegantly
As you can see in the photo below Chrome does not display RSS correct by default.

For anyone who thinks that it is a problem of his RSS feed, do not worry! 

Feeds are actually a Chrome problem… 

Fortunately, there’s a really nice extension you can add to Chrome that forces it to display feeds nicely like Firefox and Internet Explorer does natively.

You can download and install the plugin from HERE!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Spin Down usb Drive and power off any device when Safely Removed

When a USB device is Disabled in Device Manager or Safely Removed using the system tray icon, a Remove Device request (PnP IRP IRP_MN_REMOVE_DEVICE) is issued to perform a "Soft Removal" of the USB device. The USB device is marked as Removed for Plug and Play purposes, although the device has not been physically disconnected yet.