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Some other Wikimedia projectsEdit

I put this table here for my convenience. See Special:SiteMatrix and meta:Complete_list_of_Wikimedia_projects and m:List_of_Wikipedias and the Wikimedia portal for more.

Hungarian English French Multilingual
Wikipédia Wikipedia Wikipédia Incubator
Wikiszótár Wiktionary Wiktionnaire
Wikiforrás Wikisource Wikisource Oldwikisource
Wikikönyvek Wikibooks Wikilivres Incubator
Wikidézet Wikiquote Wikiquote
Wikihírek Wikinews Wikinews
Wikivoyage Wikivoyage Wikivoyage
Wikiegyetem Wikiversity Wikiversité BetaWikiversity
Wikimedia Commons
Wikispecies
Wikidata
Meta-Wiki
MediaWiki (software)

Other: Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimédia Magyarország alapítvány, Test Wikipedia, Test2, Nostalgia Wikipedia; list of embassies for each project.

Wikipedia bookmarksEdit

Here are some link to some important (for me) wikipedia help pages. This may grow.

Notable deaths of this centuryEdit

Some books I likeEdit

(This list is old and obsolate.)

(I wrote here whatever came into my mind, except that I only add one item per author. It's obviously incomplete.)

  • Szabó Magda: Tündér Lala. Meseregény, Móra Ferenc Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1965.
  • Békés Pál, BÁLDOR. Móra Ferenc Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1999.
  • Fehér Klára, Én sose kapok levelet, Lesz nekem egy szigetem, Az indián kertje. Ciceró Könyvstúdió, 2004. Three related children's novels.
  • Radnóti Miklós, Sem emlék, sem varázslat, all poems of the author. Szépirodalmi Könyvkiadó, 1961.
  • Stanisław Lem, Kiberiáda. Európa Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1971; orig: "Cyberiada", Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków, 1967.
  • Michael Ende, A Végtelen Történet. Európa Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2002; orig: "Die Unendliche Geschichte".
  • Douglas R. Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach: Egybefont Gondolatok Birodalma. Typotex, Budapest, 2005; orig: "Gödel, Escher, Bach, an Eternal Golden Braid"
  • Lois Lowry: Az emlékek őre. Animus, 2003; original title: "The Giver"; translation by Tóth Tamás Boldizsár
  • A. A. Milne, Micimackó, Micimackó kuckója. Móra Ferenc Könyvkiadó; orig: "Winnie the Pooh" – "The House at Pooh Corner"; transl: Karinthy Frigyes.
  • Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a trilogy in four parts. Pan Books, London, 1992.
  • J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London, 1999.
  • Richard P. Feynman, „Tréfál, Feynman úr?”, Egy mindenre kíváncsi pasas kalandjai, ahogy Ralph Leighton lejegyezte. Park Könyvkiadó, 2002; orig: "“Surely, You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!”, Adventures of a Curious Character, As Told To R. Leighton", W. W. Norton & Co., New York, 1997.
  • Szathmári Sándor, Kazohinia. Magvető Zsebkönyvtár, Budapest, 1972.
  • George Orwell, Állatfarm. Európa Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1989; orig: "Animal Farm", Secker and Warburg, London, 1950.
  • Oscar Wilde, A boldog herceg és más mesék. Polygon Kiadó, 1990; orig: "The Happy Prince and Other Tales" – "A House of Pomegranates", Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1909.
  • Molnár Ferenc, A Pál utcai fiúk. Móra Ferenc Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1967.
  • Grätzer József, SICC, Móra Ferenc Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1964
  • Gerald Durrell, Családom és egyéb állatfajták. Európa Könyvkiadó, Budapest; orig: "My Family and Other Animals".
  • Móra Ferenc, Kincskereső kisködmön. Móra Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1967.
  • Lázár Ervin, Berzsián és Dideki. Századvég Kiadó, 1993?.
  • Erik Knight, Sam Small csodálatos élete. Móra Könyvkiadó, 1983; orig: "Sam Small flies again", Phoenix Publishing Co. Ltd., Scherz and Hallwag, Berne – Paris; transl. Szerb Antal.
  • Jules Verne, Nyolcvan nap alatt a föld körül. Móra Ferenc Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1971; orig: "Le Tour du Monde en quatre-vingts jours".
  • P. L. Travers, A csudálatos Mary. Falukönyv-Ciceró, 1996?; orig: "Mary Poppins", Collins, London, 1934.
  • Raymond Smullyan, A hölgy vagy a tigris és egyéb logikai feladatok. Typotex, Budapest, 1997; orig: "The Lady or the Tiger? and Other Logical Puzzles".
  • Erich Kästner, Az Emberke. Holnap Kiadó, 2000; orig: "Der Kleine Mann", Atrium Verlag, Zürich, 1963; with original illustrations from Horst Lemke.
  • J. R. R. Tolkien, A Gyűrűk Ura. Európa Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2002; transl: Göncz Árpád, Réz Ádám; orig: "The Lord of the Rings".
  • Ronald L. Graham, Donald E. Knuth, Oren Patashnik, Konkrét Matematika. Műszaki Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1998; orig: "Concrete Mathematics".
  • Paul Procter (editor), Dictionary of Contemporary English, A Langenscheidt-Longman Dictionary. Longman Group Ltd., 1985, 7th printing.

People with two parts of their name famousEdit

I'm collecting a list of people whose given name and family name both redirect to the article about him in en.wikipedia. Any two words in the name are good, e.g. family name + middle name.

Feel free to add here if you find anyone else. Category:Redirects from given names could help.

Density of metalsEdit

In kg/m3, at room temperature

1850 beryllium
2700 aluminum
7100 zinc
7300 tin
7900 iron or steel
8700 brass or bronze
9000 copper
10500 silver
11300 lead
13600 mercury (liquid)
19300 gold
21500 platinum

Plant food notesEdit

Types of cerealEdit

Hungarian name English name identifying features
hu:búza wheat white bread is made of this, Hungary produces so much that it was in the old coat of arms, but very common worldwide
hu:rizs rice common cereal used as a side dish cooked alone (without fats) instead of vegetables, staple food in south-east Asia, grown in Asia on water-filled fields
hu:kukorica maize = corn most well-known variety is sweetcorn, which is used as side dish cooked or eaten alone with kernel cooked whole; other varieties used for popcorn or as fuel; come from America originally
hu:rozs rye used for brown bread, also other food and liquor
hu:zab oat common livestock feed (sterotypical horse food), but humans also eat it as "healthy food" cereal flakes
hu:Árpa (növényfaj) barley often fermented for beer, also animal feed and "healthy food"
hu:köles millet grown in Asia, not common here but appears as "healthy food"
hu:cirok sorghum ?

TODO for myselfEdit

Subpages of my userpageEdit

Hardware info under linuxEdit

List of programs and stuff for getting hardware information on linux. In my experience, the most useful are kernel log messages and lspci.

/dev (existing devices and uuids etc)
/proc (contains lots of useful info)
/sys (lots of hardware info there too)
/var/log/X{org,Free86}.{0,1}.log (X server log)
/var/log/{messages,syslog} (syslog messages, depending on syslog config)
X (log contains some messages)
badblocks (searches for physical read errors on a disk)
cdrecord (can tell info about cd/dvd drive or disk)
cdrskin (pert of libburn, cd/dvd drive info)
clockprobe (in svgatextmode)
discover
dmesg (kernel messages ring)
dmidecode
dvd+rw-booktype (in dvd+rw-tools)
dvd+rw-format (in dvd+rw-tools)
dvd+rw-mediainfo (in dvd+rw-tools)
fdisk (in util-linux, how large a disk is and chs)
free (tells amount of physical memory)
get_edid
grabmode (in svgatextmode, tells current video mode)
hdparm (hard disk info)
hwinfo
i2c-tools
ioscan
ip (replaces ifconfig)
lm_sensors
lscpu
lsdvd
lshal
lshw
lspci (devices attached by pci)
lsscsi
lsusb (devices attached on usb)
netstat
read_edid
readcd (old name of readom)
readom (in cdrtools, cd/dvd drive and disk info)
sdparm
sfdisk (in util-linux, how large a disk is and chs)
sg3-utils
smartmontools
ss (replaces netstat)
sysreport (redhat utility to collect all kinds of info)
systool
udevinfo
wodim (in cdrtools, cd/dvd drive and disk info)
xrandr (video mode parameters in X)