Some nice "Modern" typefaces, all FLOSS licensed:
When there are multiple available:
apt-cache showpkg <package name>
apt-get install <package name>=<version>
wkhtmltopdf is a command line tool that renders html as pdf using webkit. It's gpl3 licensed.
pygal - convenient generation of various info-graphics with svg, tooltips and even png export.
- install matchbox window manager and lightdm
# autologin with lightdm:
/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults --autologin myuser
# .xsession file:
xset s off
while true; do
chromium-browser --kiosk --app=file:///path/to/index.html
- disable right clicks in your web app:
<body oncontextmenu="return false">
- Videos should be a little bit compressed. Webm with 2-pass encoding seems to work well.
Nothing says "german newspaper" like Justus Walbaum's fonts. Baker, turned stamp maker, turned type designer created one of the classic Didone faces: Walbaum Antiqua. Some really nice specimen scans here.
The venerable Bell Gothic, geometric and very quirky. It was designed by Linotype's Chauncey Griffith for AT&T's phone books in 1938. It was supposed to be economical with the ink but still readable at small sizes on low-quality paper.
How did I miss this!?
Steghide - command line steganography for jpeg, bmp, wav and au files
Nice little python script to automate LaTeX or CSS compile actions when files in subdirectories change.