All my movies are stored on my telly-computer, in the front room, and sometimes I just want to watch them in bed on the iPad, or even download them to the iPad for watching while out and about. The proper way to do this is to convert all the movies […]
Currently (2013-02) Netflix cannot run on Linux. Due to its reliance on Micro$haft Silverlight and DRM (digital rights management a.k.a the chains restricting human development). Silverlight is just Microsoft’s version of Adobe Flash. Linux does have its own version of Silverlight called Moonlight, however it doesn’t have the DRM Netflix […]
Recently, after convulsing one to many times from the constant Windows Woes from some of my friends. I was asked about Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and would it be right for them, to my horror. I gave up with the religiously preaching the good holy word of Linux a few years […]
Today I ran into a problem when trying to install some updates for my Xubuntu 12.10… I got a message saying: Its suggestion of ‘sudo apt-get clean’ didn’t do anything, nor did ‘sudo apt-get autoclean’, ‘sudo apt-get autoremove’, etc. After some Googling (DDGing), I found a solution… The ‘/boot’ partition […]
The problem! I’ve got an extraordinary TV/Media Server set-up using XBMCbuntu (more to come on that soon) with a DVD drive, however my main computer in the office (amazing as it is) does not have a disc drive. So watching DVD’s while working (Stargate Atlantis Season 3) is a bit […]
This might me useful for some people… If you want to echo the value of the next ‘key->value pair’ in an associative array. You can use: Where $arr is the associative array, $keys is the $arr keys as values with numerical keys and $key is the $arr key of the […]
I’ve now got 3 screens… and with every sliver lining there is a cloud. I had NO wallpapers that spanned across all three screens (4240x1050px)! :O Here are some of my favourites!
Recently I’ve been using ST2 on my new all-Linux setup, with the SFTP plugin of course… However, I did come across some issues with certain file types not conforming to the predefined settings for no word wrapping. Simply changing the ‘line break column number’ (have forgotten the actual variable name […]
Have updated the hmChangeLog, this is a major one! See (http://blog.hozzamedia.com/website-design/applications/changelog-generator/) for more details!
Due to some poor planning on behalf of Micro$haft, Skype 4 64bit support (the current version at the time of posting) for Debian 6 64bit and many derivatives such as CrunchBang 10 64bit has been screwed up. Skype should work in Debian 7 64bit and CrunchBang 11 64bit. After some […]