Monthly Archives: January 2008

Cheer up Murray

Crikey Benitez looks like Murray from Flight of the Conchords vs

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Stop play.com from freezing on linux firefox

If you have the Adblock Plus extension installed of course Add this to your blocked URLS: http://images.play.com/PROMOTIONAL_IMAGES/*

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XMPP (a.k.a. Jabber) is the future for cloud services

Jive Talks: XMPP (a.k.a. Jabber) is the future for cloud services There’s a new firestorm brewing in web services architectures. Cloud services are being talked up as a fundamental shift in web architecture that promises to move us from interconnected … Continue reading

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195.225.178.28 are spammers

IPs from the 195.225.178.0/24 range (seems to come from Russia – RIPE block NETCATHOST) make constant attempts to spam this blog. I advise you to block them, either in your firewall or using .htaccess in Apache.

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How to generate thumbnails from a movie using mplayer

from http://gallery.menalto.com/node/40548 mplayer $inputFilename -ss $timeOffsetInSeconds -nosound -vo jpeg:outdir=$outDir -frames 1

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Pairing Nokia n800 with iGo Stowaway bluetooth keyboard

I recently got an iGo Stowaway bluetooth keyboard to go with my keyboardless Nokia N800 (the N810 is just a little too expensive at the moment). Anyway I couldn’t get the thing to pair (I’ve upgraded my N800 to the … Continue reading

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How to get the itunes mini view / small window

How To Make Your ITunes Window Into A Miniplayer On Your Mac Desktop Basically, click the green +.

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Roger marches on

BBC SPORT | Tennis | Clinical Federer thrashes Santoro “In November I beat Andy Roddick. I beat Novak Djokovic. I’m able to play some good tennis against the top guys. “But it felt like he was coming from somewhere else. … Continue reading

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Gish only $5 on steam

This cute little platformer (for Mac, Windows or Linux) is only $5 on steam at the moment Chronic Logic – Gish

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Day the East End said ‘No pasaran’ to Blackshirts

Day the East End said ‘No pasaran’ to Blackshirts | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited “It was a victory for ordinary people against racism and anti-Semitism and it should be instilled in the minds of people today. The Battle of … Continue reading

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