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Embedding A Mastodon Feed

Hello all, hope you are good. Today’s post is actually by special request. I used to have a widget here on the site that showed my Twitter feed in the sidebar. Now that I hardly use the artist formerly known…

Installing The Maker On Linux

Recently I was lucky enough to co-host an episode of FLOSS Weekly about The Maker, a hybrid CMS/editor tool primarily aimed at Mac OS. Though it’s written in Python and uses wxWidgets for the GUI, so you can run it…

Tip: Handcent SMS For Android

Handcent logo, blue speech bubble with dots in it.

As some of you will know I’m an Android user and my current phone is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It’s a lovely device, it’s very powerful, it get’s direct updates from Google and overall I’m pretty happy with it. However,…

Tip: Making Gmail Default In Firefox

Just a quick tip for you today. It may be that everyone already knows about this, but I ran into an interesting problem this week and wanted to share the solution. My mum has been using Ubuntu on her laptop…

Using Spotify On Linux

Spotify is a free and legal service which gives you access to millions of songs. They achieve this by licensing the tracks from record companies in a similar way to radio stations, and they pay for it with advertising. You…

Software Tip: Using Unetbootin

[ad#narrowbar] I realise by now practically everyone in the world has been using USB flash memory sticks for a long time but for some odd reason I’ve never actually bought one myself. Why is this you ask? Well, I suppose…