Database Design Utilities in Linux

If you are into designing databases, you can use the following open source database design software. I had a problem wherein it became quite difficult to manage a database with lots of tables and relationships, and these kind of software made database design much simpler.

easyDesigner http://sourceforge.net/projects/easydesigner/ project Mogwai http://mogwai.sourceforge.net/index.html http://mogwai.sourceforge.net/erdesignerng.html DBDesigner4 http://www.fabforce.net/dbdesigner4/ Database Deployment . . . → Read More: Database Design Utilities in Linux

View DICOM medical images in Linux – use AMIDE

DICOM images are created by sophisticated medical scan equipment. These images are special formats that cannot be read by normal graphics viewers. Therefore, to read DICOM images in Linux, you can use a software called AMIDE in Ubuntu. AMIDE is open source and is available at http://amide.sourceforge.net/

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Sync Android Phone Contacts with Thunderbird on local computer without using Google Contacts

With the Android phone, I was surprised to find that any synchronization of contacts information between the phone and a PC, needs to be done via the Internet through Google contacts. Many of us would be uncomfortable providing the contact details of other people to some server on the Internet. There have been instances where . . . → Read More: Sync Android Phone Contacts with Thunderbird on local computer without using Google Contacts

JEdit – powerful code editor for programmers

For code editors who do not need to use an IDE like Eclipse or Netbeans for programming, a good option is the JEdit programmers’ code editor. It is open source and cross-platform. You can get it at http://www.jedit.org/

How to make Exported PDF editable in LibreOffice

LibreOffice enables a very useful feature to Export PDF files from the File -> Export as PDF… menu option. LibreOffice is a cross-platform, open source and free Office Suite available for use on Windows, Linux and more.

When you select that option, it shows a dialog where you need to select the pages to export, . . . → Read More: How to make Exported PDF editable in LibreOffice

Find India Mutual Fund 6 digit AMFI Symbol code for Gnucash

Gnucash has the capability to retrieve and update your portfolio with the Indian Mutual Funds online quotes that it can find from the AMFI website at this link http://www.amfiindia.com.

AMFI publishes the NAVs of every Indian Mutual Fund scheme on it’s website at this link http://www.amfiindia.com/spages/NAV0.txt. Gnucash picks the NAV prices from it.

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Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Mutual Fund Quotes (India Mutual Funds)

If you are a user of Gnucash http://www.gnucash.org, you have options to enable it to retrieve online mutual fund quotes. Here we will see how to retrieve the Indian Mutual Fund Schemes quotes. Gnucash is an open source, cross-platform, operating system independent, personal finance manager. It works on Linux, Windows and Mac. Explained below is . . . → Read More: Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Mutual Fund Quotes (India Mutual Funds)

Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Stock Quotes

If you are a user of Gnucash http://www.gnucash.org, you have options to enable it to retrieve online stock quotes. It can even be set up to retrieve online mutual fund quotes for Indian Mutual funds. Gnucash is an open source, cross-platform, operating system independent, personal finance manager. It works on Linux, Windows and Mac. Explained . . . → Read More: Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Stock Quotes

Install Gnucash on Windows (Personal Finance Manager) software

Download the latest version of Gnucash for Windows from here http://www.gnucash.org and install it on your computer. To work with Stock Quotes, you need ActivePerl. Download the latest 32 bit (x86) version of ActivePerl for Windows from http://www.activestate.com/activeperl and install it on your computer. Now install Finance Quotes by clicking on the Windows Start . . . → Read More: Install Gnucash on Windows (Personal Finance Manager) software

Firewall Builder iptables compile error – failed to start program

Following error was reported when compiling the Firewall Builder rulesets for iptables. Compiling rule sets for firewall: xx1firewall fwb_ipt -v -f /home/user/xx1firewall.fwb -d /home/user -o /home/user/xx1firewall.fw -i id8922X6568 Error: Failed to start program fwb_ipt Last error: The process failed to start Current state of QProcess: The process is not running.

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