Access your Linux disks (ext4, xfs, ReiserFS, btrfs etc) from Windows

It’s been a while since I last had to run Windows on my laptop; back then I used Ext2 Installable File System For Windows to access data on my Linux-formated partitions. In the meantime a few things have changed: Windows 7 and Ubuntu formating ext3 with a inode size of 256 – none of these […]

Irssi notifications in Windows using Growl and Minivan

After completing my script to deliver Irssi notifications to the Linux desktop using Perl (IPC::Message::Minivan and Desktop::Notify), I wondered if this framework could be extended to Windows (since I have a Windows desktop at work). I have previously looked at Growl (on Linux) and think it is cumbersome to get the notifications across the network […]