Archive for the Linux Category

SSH service start – Say what?

Posted 13 June 2011 by
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Why u no easy tell?


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

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!


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.