Monthly Archives: February 2007

Iceweasel + libnss_wins = Crash

I hate the fact that Firefox, probably the most recognizable open source brand name, was hastily renamed Iceweasel in Debian Etch due to trademark issues. So I’ve been especially sensitive lately as Iceweasel seems to be crashing on me all … Continue reading

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Dan Was Right

My friend Dan Coulter was right when he told me Google Reader is the best feed reader.  So long Sage, I hope we can still be friends! Wait a second though… …where are the ads?  If they start taking away … Continue reading

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What did WordPress do with Firefox’s Spell Check?

I upgraded to WordPress 2.1.1 last night, and now WordPress wants me to use its spell checker instead of Firefox‘s. This is really annoying as I don’t really want or need a new spell checker. Firefox’s works great. WordPress’s is … Continue reading

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Even Python Coders Love Drupal

Its no secret that I’ve been trying to kick my PHP habit in favor of Python.  However, I started using Drupal (a PHP content management system) around 4.4 or 4.5 and haven’t found any Python solutions that can even begin … Continue reading

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Revoking My Fan Boy Status

Its been brought to my attention that since I’ve started using Linux as my primary operating system at work, I’ve become a bit overzealous. I appear to have fallen in with the wrong crowd. So here’s a list of my … Continue reading

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System Information for Windows on Linux

I saw System Information for Windows posted on Lifehacker and couldn’t resist: System Information for Windows works on Linux. For the record I’m running Debian Sid and Wine 0.9.30.

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