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WordPress Integration for Joomla! 1.5

Well, here we go!  Another website reorganisation – these re-jigs seem to happen every couple of years.  This time, I’ve taken the plunge and decided to switch from Azrul’s MyBlog (and its counterpart commenting system jomComment) to corePHP’s WordPress Integration… Continue Reading →

Adventures in 7

Last week, I took delivery of the first new desktop PC I’ve bought in several years. One of the driving motivations was the form factor of the computer: I wanted a bigger screen than commonly available with a laptop, but… Continue Reading →

Ghostery Firefox plugin sold

I picked the news that Better Advertising Acquires Ghostery via the No DPI forum.  Ghostery is a very popular plugin that identifies tracking scripts on webpages, and offers the option of blocking said scripts.   I’m not sure how significant… Continue Reading →

Flies & Bikes commenting system

Since I overhauled this website a couple of years ago, the main focus on the site has been through the Joomla! blogging extension MyBlog. This is a commercial extension from Azrul, and I have to say I’ve been very pleased… Continue Reading →

Fresh installation of Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

I’ve been thinking about doing a fresh installation of Ubuntu Gnu/Linux on my now venerable Sony notebook for some time.  I had a number of reasons for this – firstly I wanted to eliminate the two partitions associated with Vista… Continue Reading →

Google Chrome browser beta for Linux

Google’s Chrome browser is now out in beta for Linux (Google Chrome for Linux).  Installation on Ubuntu Karmic 32 bit is straightforward, and the app launches quickly.  Only been running it for a short while, but so far, I’ve noticed:… Continue Reading →

Blogging tools

I’ve been playing around with a number of blogging tools, looking for something that will run with each of my blogs (I’m using Joomla! 1.5, WordPress and Blogger).  An additional complication is that in this website, I’m using a specific… Continue Reading →

Evolution, MS Exchange 2007 and Ubuntu 9.10

A quick update on the blog article on persuading Evolution to cooperate with  MS Exchange 2007. I can confirm that the procedure works fine, that I can read/send emails, view edit my calendar, and view/edit tasks.  Contacts access seems a… Continue Reading →

In which I (partially) solve a problem with MS Exchange 2007

So, here’s the situation.  I’ve been happily using the Evolution email/calendar software with Ubuntu GNU/Linux for several Ubuntu releases for some time now.  Of course, this was with the MS Exchange 2003 that my workplace uses.  No problem, using the… Continue Reading →

In which I have a problem with Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

I’ve been visiting a couple of prestigious Research Institutions this week, and delivering presentations of my current research work. This was fine and dandy – I’d updated my standard presentation as appropriate to the audience, and with new data. For… Continue Reading →

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