Monthly Archives: March 2008

VirtuaWin – Virtual Desktops for Windows

VirtuaWin – Virtual Desktops for Windows VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called ‘workspaces’). Virtual desktops are very common in Unix/Linux, … Continue reading

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The Adventure Game

Bring it back!

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Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks

Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks digsby is a multiprotocol IM client that lets you chat with all your friends on AIM, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk, and Jabber with one simple to manage buddy list. Testing this … Continue reading

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Hooray for elephants!

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Problems writing to directory when installing The Orange Box on Vista

If you get problems – uninstall, then run the Installer as administrator (right click on the installer) and follow the prompts. Several years later The Orange Box should be installed.

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Pipe symbol on keysonic keyboard used with mac

To get a pipe symbol on my keysonic keyboard used with a mac mini (g4 old-skool running leopard) I hit the key (shifted) above the return key which has a hash and tilde on it. Backslash is the same key … Continue reading

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Guardian Unlimited: Arts blog – music: My five-year feud with Nickelback

Guardian Unlimited: Arts blog – music: My five-year feud with Nickelback The band sent me flowers for my funeral, then challenged me to a fight. None of it caused me as much pain as their music How have they had … Continue reading

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Terrible idea given the elbow

BBC SPORT | Olympics & Olympic sport | London 2012 | London 2012 to shelve ship idea Plans to promote the 2012 Olympics using a ship sailing around the world advertising Britain’s “cultural riches” have been ditched, the BBC has … Continue reading

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DD-WRT router firmware and syslogd

To enable your linksys router with DD-WRT firmware to log to syslog (in my case running on a Centos 4 box), first enable it in the router firmware and set the host address. Then Method 1 – Vanillla Syslogd Put … Continue reading

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Perceptive comment on the BBC site

BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | Nick Clegg’s speech: Your reaction I didn’t realise how many right-wing, neoCon, knee-jerk, DailyMail-reading, foreigner-hating, why-isn’t-it-1951 anymore-longing people read the BBC News site… Jason A, London

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