Archive for the Computing Category

SSH service start – Say what?

Posted 13 June 2011 by
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Why u no easy tell?

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he idiosyncrasies of Linux. Where is my Babble-Fish when I need it?

Get VirtualBox Seamless Mode to play nicely with Compiz Fuzion.

Posted 12 June 2011 by
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Shamelessly borrow from Irrelevancy.net

I just love Compiz with my Gnome workspace, but I’ve never been able to get VirtualBox to work well with Compiz. If I move to the virtual desktop that has VB running, I can then no longer use my assigned keys to switch to another application as, as soon as the virtualbox window gains focus, […]

gPodder stopped working today. Locale error.

Posted 11 June 2011 by
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gPooder will rule the world. Bwah ha ha haaar!

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o, I get on my PC this morning to transfer some Podcasts onto my Sansa Clip. gPodder wouldn’t start. How strange. So, this is my solution. Hopefully, if anyone else has a similar issue, they can find the answer here.

SCRIM – How to share your email address on the web.

Posted 6 April 2011 by
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Scrim Logo

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oday, I just received an invite to Diaspora. I got that invite via a complete stranger on the web. The good thing about it, though, is that I didn’t have to make my email address public to every Tom, Dick and Spammer. I used a service, that I’d never heard of, until today, called Scrim.

How can one little dongle give me so much pleasure?

Posted 27 January 2011 by
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I’ve been trying to get my PC to start up by just pressing the Spacebar on my USB keyboard, for my work desktop.

Egreat Popcorn media player. M34A to A110…

Posted 25 January 2011 by
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It was great seeing the Popcorn Hour logo show up.

Do you have an eGreat M34Aor an M31B? Here’s how to Cross-flash it to make it think it’s an A110 Popcorn Hour.