notify-send in Ubuntu 16 LTS

notify-send notification bubble during the backup process showing the text 'gDrive auto-backup started!'

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16 LTS from Ubuntu 14 LTS. Unlike my previous experiences, this time the process was not that smooth. When the 'upgrade' option resulted in more than half of my manually installed software being removed, I thought it's rather better to do a fresh install instead. While the new system looked … Continue reading notify-send in Ubuntu 16 LTS


Permanent alias on Windows

If you develop C++ programs on Windows, you might have felt the need to invoke the compiler from the command prompt itself. Its pretty easy to do so; just append the path of the compiler to the PATH environment variable. However, if you decide to invoke it with some compiler/linker options, you'll need to do … Continue reading Permanent alias on Windows