Technical tips collected over several decades in IT

Wine System Tray on Gnome Shell Fedora 32

I love gnome-shell I love the simplicity, the integration of the all the system settings in one place and the ability to extend it with extensions But it looks like in their quest to align with the Fisher-Price Desktop Standard they have trimmed some functionality...

Password Safe .desktop File

Been struggling to come to terms with Gnome Shell removing the Windows System Tray functionality Have installed some extensions to get tray icons showing sudo dnf install gnome-shell-extension-topicons-plus sudo dnf install gnome-shell-extension-appindicator sudo dnf...

Internet Explorer 6 on Linux Cleanup Script

This is a quick and dirty hack I use to kill the zombie processes left after running an ies4linux install of Internet Explorer 6. #!/bin/sh ps -ef | grep wineserver | awk '{ print $2 }' | xargs kill -9 ps -ef | grep explorer.exe | awk '{ print $2 }' | xargs kill -9 ps...


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