Free CD Burning Software

In Linux, this is easy. Almost every distro comes with something that is actually a graphical burning app running on top of a command line app. In Windows though, it's a different story.

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Download Free Music Software and Start Making Music

One of the things I've dabbled with since switching to Linux has been music software, specifically multitrack recording software.  Here's what I've found so far, and where I'm headed…

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Filesharing From Linux To Windows With SSH

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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.

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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.

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Running ECi Advantage in Linux Mint and Ubuntu

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Using the WordPress Foliopress Plugin Once It Is Installed

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For those unhappy with the "CKEditor/KCFinder" combo I've walked through, here's an alternative.

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Replacing CKEditor and KCFinder With FolioPress WYSIWYG

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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?

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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…

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