Filesharing From Linux To Windows With SSH
While I used to use SAMBA to get files from WIndows to Linux (or the other way around), I found a tool lately called sshfs that also does the job.
WordPress Theme For Novel Writing
I couldn't find a good Wordpress theme for someone writing a novel, so I made one. Check it out.
Running ECi Advantage in Linux Mint and Ubuntu
While not a viable product any longer (as in ECi isn't actively developing it) there are still folks out there running what ECi calls NextGen. Here's how to make it run on an Ubuntu variant client.
Using the WordPress Foliopress Plugin Once It Is Installed
I've finally found a replacement for my "CKEditor/KCFinder" combo that stopped working over a year ago. Here's how to use it.
Replacing CKEditor and KCFinder With FolioPress WYSIWYG
Rather than go through the process every time I set up a blog of configuring CKEditor and KCFinder, I've discovered Foliopress WYSIWYG works just as well and it's all prepackaged. No sense in doing things the hard way if I don't have to , right?
What Is The Best Linux For Everyday Use?
I'm asked this at least every couple of weeks, and the answer depends on what you need Linux to do. For almost anyone I run into, some Ubuntu variant is the easiest to learn; I can walk in to their house and have them up and running in a couple of hours. Here's the skinny…
I Have To Use Windows…
…and it's just about killed me. I still don't understand how people get anything done on that OS. After a month on my new job (I went from working at a lumber yard to working for the software company that the lumber yard uses) I've found some tools that help me cope…
Running Cloud Takeoff In Linux
It took some doing, but the process of running Cloud Takeoff in Ubuntu Linux and Linux Mint was very easy. Maybe even easier than getting it going in Windows! Here's how I did it.
What Is Linux
I get asked a lot when I talk about Linux. What is it? What's it for? Why do you keep talking about it?
Well, here's my take on what Linux is.
When You Can Not Empty Trash In Thunderbird With IMAP Folders
I had an empty folder. I deleted it. I emptied the trash. It was still there, in the trash. You too? Here's how to get rid of it.
After leaving my blog out in the cold for almost three years, I'm warming it back up again.
Wake Up on an Acer Aspire 7750 Works Again After Kernel Upgrade In Fedora
Since installing Fedora 18 on my Acer Aspire 7750 (I ran Ubtuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin on it before) I've had a couple of display problems. Well, backlight problems to be more specific…
Trying Out DuckDuckGo
I've been getting sick of Google's search results for a while, so I started looking both both a new personal search engine, and one for the site.
Upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) to 12.04 (Precise)
Many people's transition from one LTS version of Ubuntu to another went fine. While mine didn't, and I'm happily running clean installs on three computers I use regularly now, I did find some oddities on my Acer Aspire 5517 laptop.
ERP Software For Small Business
ERP software for small business can be a minefield of buggy and/or expensive software. I was looking into OpenBravo and OpenERP for a bit, but the project has been tabled for now.
Blocking Cookies With Firefox
With an Add On, selectively blocking cookies is easy again in Firefox. YAY!
Openbravo Is NOT Happening For a Client
For the moment, OpenBravo isn't happening for a customer of mine.
Small Business Calendar Software Testing
One pricey bit of stuff is small business calendar software. I'm looking for one set up that's NOT so pricey, and open source to boot. I think I've got it.