Plain text markup languages

Plain text markup languages

Instead of relying in complicated bloated office programs or embedding messy WYSIWYG interfaces in web applications, a quick way to format plain text is to use a markup language. Just like HTML that has tags to structure a document and render into special formatting,...

How to fix Skype on Debian 64bits constant crashing

If you use Debian 64bits and Skype you may run into some trouble installing it and running it, since there is no 64bit version of Skype, setup is a little bit more complicated. The debian wiki explains how to install Skype on Debian and points to some troubleshooting,...

Protect your personal information privacy with GPG encryption

Political scandals have always been about leaked information. Don’t you wonder why sensitive data has been passed around in clear text on the leaked cables that Wikileaks has been making public, while your latest SpongeBob Blu-ray or DVD disc is encrypted with...

Using Git with Subversion repository subdirectory

Interacting a local git repository with a subversion one has been very useful and is very common on old projects. The way to do that is by using the git svn commands. But sometimes there are situations where there is one large repository with several projects as... Upgrading Samsung Galaxy S from Telcel to Darky’s Rom v10.1 with Android Gingerbread

Upgrading Samsung Galaxy S from Telcel to Darky’s Rom v10.1 with Android Gingerbread

This upgrade took my whole Saturday so this post might save you a lot of time searching through forums to get the Darky ROM 10.1 on the Samsung Galaxy S. My phone came originally with a ripped off version of Samsung’s official 2.1 Eclair Android release, since...