[Solved] Subtitles not being displayed in VLC in Ubuntu

I had this problem where subtitles were not being shown in VLC. No matter what I did, it just wouldn’t display. I reinstalled VLC but still it had problems. So I removed all the vlc config files to reset the settings and fix the problem. rm -rf ~/.config/vlc That fixed it. Cheers!

[HOWTO] Delete all unstarred emails from Inbox or Label in GMail

Its easy to delete all mails from a label/folder or inbox, but sometimes we’d like to save our starred mails and delete all the rest. The search box in gmail comes in handy in such situations. Its really a very powerful tool with various operators to make the search more efficient. The gmail search really… Continue reading [HOWTO] Delete all unstarred emails from Inbox or Label in GMail

[HOWTO] Fix Twitter clients (or PHP scripts) which use basic authentication.

As you probably know, Twitter completely ditched basic authentication method on August 31st, 2010. It now supports only OAuth method of authentication which complicates the coding process multiple folds. Scripts which were previously 20 lines long now span several files. While there are numerous advantage of Oauth like client doesn’t need to know your password,… Continue reading [HOWTO] Fix Twitter clients (or PHP scripts) which use basic authentication.