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[20 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,201 views]

I have been a Google Chrome user for a while now, and I have two different ‘Users’ in Chrome. The default user is my personal account, and then I have a work account. For my personal email I use a Google Apps Gmail account and just check my email with Chrome. I use Thunderbird to check my work email. For a while now I have had an issue where I click a link from Thunderbird and it tries to open in my default Chrome user. This doesn’t work very well …

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[23 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 325 views]

Today the dates for the next Ubuntu Global Jam were announced, so I went ahead and created first global jam event for the 12.04 cycle which is the 3rd Community Web Projects Global Jam. Join the community website developers for some fun and hacking! The event will take place on March 2, 2012 in Orlando, FL. We will also be in the #ubuntu-website channel on Freenode.
If you aren’t yet a website hacker but you would like to be, join us, and we will help you get started. Any questions, …

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[21 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 204 views]

The new version of the iPhone OS (iOS4) has been released. I am currently downloading the update from iTunes!

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[8 Feb 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,422 views]

As you may or may not know, Ubuntu has a “membership” available to anyone who has shown significant contributions to Ubuntu. This can be in many ways, not just developing. Being an Ubuntu Member has a few perks that come with it. One of these is that you get an @ubuntu.com email address. This address forwards to your email address which you define on in your Launchpad account. I recently received the honor of being accepted as an Ubuntu Member, and as such, now have an @ubuntu.com email address. (chrisjohnston …

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[31 Jan 2010 | 10 Comments | 24,808 views]

I have been using Irssi for about 2 years now. Irssi is an extremely flexible text based IRC client. You can find out more about Irssi at www.irssi.org. During my two years with Irssi I have been introduced to many good add-on scripts. I am going to list my favorite scripts.

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[31 Jul 2009 | One Comment | 1,635 views]

When Mosso opened up it’s doors for the “Cloud Servers” I moved my server from Slicehost to a Cloud Server. Since then Mosso (part of Rackspace) has renamed itself to The Rackspace Cloud. Cloud Servers are very similar to Slices which are offered by Slicehost, however their billing structures are very different. Slicehost bills $20/mo for a 256 “slice” where Rackspace bills 1.5 cents per hour for a Cloud Server. The main difference is that Slicehost’s slice includes 100GB of bandwidth per month, where Rackspace’s Cloud Server does not come …