Monthly Archives: May 2017

CRunner (C++) is released

Here is one program that was born as a spin-off of Runner-QT. Meet CRunner: a program written with C++ and using Gtk+. The program is about 60 lines long and heavily commented -> you can easily follow the code.

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CRunner accepts programs and programs with arguments. For example: firefox and firefox are both accepted. The later opens firefox window with in it.

/*CRunner v.1 Copyright (c) 2017 JJ Posti <>
#This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY;
#for details see:
#This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under
#GPL Version 2, June 1991″)*/ Continue reading

PostX programs: Quick terminal, Power manager PostX calendar

19th of May 2017: The following changes apply.
* Quick Terminal 0.5.2, minor upgrade: some entries moved to right-click menu.

* Obsolete CSS removed from Quick Terminal.
* Power-manager-QT v.5.1: Icons removed. Now, labels with texts.


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Screenshot showing postx-programs upgrade (as it was during May 2017)

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Runner-QT v.2 arrives

19th of May 2017: Runner-QT is upgraded to version 2. Dependencies remain the same. Interface is simplified and intuitive. There is also less code now  (about 46 lines).  Runner-QT v.2 should fit nicely to all kinds of desktops by default.


sudo apt-get install python-pyqt5 python python3

Run the program: python /home/some_person/some_folder/

If needed make the program executable with:  chmod +x /home/some_person/some_folder/ Continue reading