Keyboard Backlight Not Working in Linux (Fedora 18 Spherical Cow/Fedora 19 Schrödinger’s Cat) – ASUS N56V

Backlit keyboards are pretty usual these days, beside being cool looking, they are very useful at night. When I first installed Fedora 18 ‘Spherical Cow’ in my new ASUS N56V, the keyboard backlight was working perfectly. After updating to (I believe) kernel version 3.8.x the keyboard backlight stopped working, bummer. I did my research and […]

Righteous Living – From Joseph’s Life

From the life of Joseph, we can see that he was a righteous young man, well rooted in his beliefs at 17 years of age, when he was sold into slavery by his own brothers. (Genesis 37) Later on in Genesis 39, Joseph finds himself serving under Potiphar’s command, an officer of Pharaoh. It was […]

What is your life’s vision?

When there is no specific vision, man lives to please himself. When there is a God given vision, every decision of one’s life should be to fulfill that vision. Take Nehemiah’s life, his God given vision was to rebuild Jerusalem’s walls and every decision was taken with that vision in mind. Ultimately man’s goal should […]

IntelliSense in Eclipse

By setting up some preferences in Eclipse, we can achieve an IntelliSense-like behavior in Eclipse. If you have ever used Microsoft Visual Studio, then let me explain what IntelliSense is. IntelliSense can speed up your coding by auto-completing your words as you type, lets say you have aVeryLongVariable in your code, as soon as you […]

Wait For Trigger File – Unix Shell Snippet

So recently I was doing doing some bash scripting and required a functionality that would allow my script to wait for for a trigger file in order to execute. After some thinking, I was able to some up with a function to perform the required action. Basically, how this works is that a function will […]

bulkGetter – A Script Wrapped Around wget

Basically bulkGetter functions as a downloading command line tool accepting an input file as a feed with the desired link(s) to download. It can download files, save them to a specified location, rename them and it also supports resuming downloads. For this tool to work, you need to have ‘wget’ tool, if you have Linux, […]