Four Small Business Software Needs — And Some Open Source Solutions

If you're running a small business, software needs to do what you need it to do.  That's it.  And it would be nice if it did it without costing an arm and a leg, while at the same time playing nice with other applications.

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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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A Small Business Owner’s Guide To Setting Up WordPress

This should be a very short project for a small business owners who don't want to spend a lot of time learning a CMS.

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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. The Business Directory Wordpress plugin seems to fit the bill.

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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.

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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.

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Fixing A Backwards Tursion Android Tablet That Reversed Itself

My six year old son's Tursion Android tablet went wonky on us all of a sudden.  When holding it in portrtait mode, every thing was backwards, as in reversed. 

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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.

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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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Running an OkiData MB471 in Ubuntu Linux

okidata MB471

Despite being told by someone at Okidata that the MB471 multifunction would work great in Linux, it's not so awesome out of the box.  I did get it to work though…

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