I am still using a very old eMac G4 today, and I still consider it a very efficient computer. I can do all the things I need to do in my day-to-day work, blogging, image editing, writing articles, managing several facebook apps, facebook comments, etc. Basically, I do all my blogging work with this old eMac G4.
I sometimes wonder, whether those coders and other people who work(ed) for giant corporations like WordPress, Mozilla, etc., even bother thinking about the repercussions of their actions, and the effect of their products on society, or they simply feel completely satisfied with the gullible doctrines they subscribe to by working for those companies.
If you have come across a situation, on your linux machine, when for whatever reason you do NOT have a tty terminal at your disposal when you press ALT+CTRL+F1… to F6, here are some of the things you should check. On EasyPeasy, I have found that the programs necessary for running the terminal “listener” were
If you happen to have an internet service provider that records and provides the service based on your computer’s MAC address – well, actually, the MAC address of your network card – and you don’t know where to look for this info, then this article will be helpful to you.
If you have several yahoo messenger accounts and would like to use several instances of the yahoo messenger program, which by default is not allowed, you can use a very simple trick, and transform your yahoo messenger with one single line of code entered into the command line into a veritable yahoo multi-messenger.
If you think you can give up on some of the “features” that come with the NTFS file system, like remembering when each file was accessed on the computer, you might gain a few percentages in file read/write operations. Windows versions XP and above come with a small command-line utility called “FSUTIL”, which is a filesystem utility …
If you happen to use the same operating system as me, which is Linux Mint, and want to get for your Chrome, Chromium, or Firefox browser the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, you might run into trouble if you simply select APT for Ubuntu 10+ in the dropdown list of available versions. That is
If you’ve ever come across a situation in which a non-responsive [ frozen ] app or program has taken up all your resources and there was simply no easy way to shut that program down, you might want to try this registry trick to make windows automatically close all non-responsive applications and release the processor,
If you don’t have a “Copy to folder” and “Move to folder” entry in your edition of windows XP, when you click on any file or folder, you may want to give the following registry trick a try. Open a simple text editor such as notepad, and copy/paste or write manually [ though I don’t
Just a couple of days ago I had to convert some youtube movies to make them playable on an older model home dvd player, and I was very please with the video converter I had found by searching on google. A free, fast, complete converter, with an estethically pleasing interface, simple, yet very powerful program,
I have had my fair share of smartphones, tablets, and “smart” devices, watches with radio and alamr clock radios since the 80’s – hey, back then, those were the “smart” devices, if you had an alarm clock with a radio or a small black&white TV in it, you were “the man”… – and I can
I am a big fan of linux and [ most ] open source apps, but sometimes the efficiency of the drivers and applications is miles behind the efficiency of the same apps and drivers made for windows. I am not debating whether is some cases the reverse is true, meaning that with some apps on
One of the greatest minds the planet has produced has faded away into the abyss beyond human existance. The planet has lost a great spirit, an illuminated mind, humanity lost one of its brightest children. The co-author of RSS 1.0 at the age of 14, Aaron Swartz was found hanging in his appartment on Jan.11th,