1. Three Gimp Gripes

    Gimp 2.8 Splash Screen

    Gimp 2.8 has been out for a couple of days and I had the chance to use it a little bit. Everybody in the scene seems to be awestruck by the single window mode and I approve, it is sweet. But there are a couple of new features that …

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  2. Opera - Access to this port is disabled

    You're happily browsing the interwebs in Opera, and you suddenly get a big red error: Access to this port is disabled for security reasons., just like in the image below. Who you gonna call? Read on...


    We just need to pop Opera's hood open and do a little tuning. So …

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  3. My Linux SopCast runner script

    Even though I'm not a TV guy, I sometimes feel the need to watch TV. I don't actually have a TV of my own, so I'm forced to use different kinds of streaming frameworks. One of these frameworks is SopCast, and although they provide Linux binaries, the GUI isn't the …

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  4. A crispy umpc distro it is

    Since I got my Asus eee I've been continually swapping distros, since the preinstalled Xandros wasn't cutting it. Until now I've had Ubuntu, Ubuntu-eee, eeebuntu, Mandriva, Debian... and the list could go on.

    Nothing to say, all great, stable & clean distros. And then came crunchbang, with it's spinoff cruncheee. Watch …

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  5. Flash Drive Web Browser Stress Test

    2010-02-05 | tags: tech

    Recently I had some unvoluntary fun concerning one of my flash drives. After that I decided to encrypt a part of my Portable Apps Suite that I keep on it, mainly the web browser, Pidgin, PuTTy and WinSCP, the sensitive stuff.

    Playing with TrueCrypt I observed that it is able …

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