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.
Creating Product Images for Your Website With GIMP
Some people might want to take product images to put on their websites, but it's hard sometimes to make them look nice. Feathered edges is an elegant touch, and here's how to do them.
Moving Mail From One IMAP Server To Another
I can sum it up with this: What a bleeping pain in the bleeping bleeps. But here's how I got mail copied from one postfix/dovecot server to another one.
Using KC Finder Once It’s Installed
KCFinder is a great way to get images from your computer to a Wordpress post. Well, it will work anywhere that you've implemented CKEditor. The process for install might be different, but to the end user things are the same. Here's how to use KCFinder on either Wordpress or with a custom CKEditor install.
A Small Business Owner’s Guide To Setting Up WordPress
Here's a walk through for small business owners who want to set up a website without having to spend a lot of time learning a CMS. Using Wordpress, a provided CSS template, and a little time, this should be a very short project for a small business owners.
Setting Up The Business Directory WordPress Plugin
One of the things I used to run on my employer's website (it's a lumber yard) was a list of contractors we felt were reasonable and reliable, organized by category. When I moved our site to Wordpress (because it'd be easier to maintain than the home brew site if I got hit by a bus), I had to find a plugin that would do the same thing. The Business Directory Wordpress plugin seems to fit the bill.
How To Download LibreOffice When The Normal Method is Slow
I've seen for myself, and read elsewhere on message boards, that sometimes LibreOffice downloads are very slow. I've got no idea what's going on, but I was able to eventually find a way to get it quicker.
Losing Focus in XFCE
One of the annoying things about a default XFCE install is really easy to fix. Changing window focus when scrolling is easy to shut off.
Monitor and Keypad, Acer Aspire Laptops and Minor Ubuntu Trouble
Two Acer Aspires I've owned lately both ran like champs, and they did it with Ubuntu on them. I can't say the same for the latest one I ran into, but the Aspire 5517 and Aspire 7750 have both been substantially awesome. Initally though, I had a snag with the keyboards and display brightness. Here's how I fixed them.
Integrate KCFinder with CKEditor in WordPress
Inserting images with Wordpress has almost ALWAYS been a pain in my backside. I finally have a solution, and it's called KCFinder. I got it working with CKEditor for Wordpress today, and so far it's awesome. Here's how I did 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.