A while ago, I decided it was time to get a laptop. I’ve been meeting with local clients more and having a laptop handy would make a lot of that stuff go more smoothly. I’m also on the web committee for my kids’ school, and have had to borrow someone else’s laptop to do WordPress… Continue reading PeppermintOS: Minty Fresh!
I’ve been a sideline fan of Linux for a long time. My very first experience with it was buying one of those 800 page, dictionary-sized technical manuals for Linux which came with Red Hat, Slackware and Caldera. I effectively destroyed my Windows 95 box trying to get Red Hat installed and failing. After that, I was much more cautious,… Continue reading Why dual-boot Linux when you can run it from a USB flash drive?
One of the things I heard at WordCamp Utah was that it’s not what you learn at WordCamp as much as the research and stuff you learn once you get home and start trying all this stuff out. In that sense, I don’t think I actually left WordCamp at approximately 5:30 Saturday evening a few… Continue reading WordCamp Utah 2010 — a belated recap
stumbled across this “duh” of a hack to allow up/downgrading (depending on your perspective) of a more premium version of windows 7 to a less premium version. why would you do this? if you were running a beta or rc version of windows 7 you can “upgrade” to a retail edition without wiping the system.… Continue reading Hack to In-Place “Downgrade” from Windows 7 Ultimate or Professional to Less Premium Editions
As I was working today, I got a request to fix an issue in which bullet points and numbers for ordered lists were not displaying at all. The list would display, but the bullets would not, and this was especially frustrating when using an ordered (numbered) list. The problem To understand the problem, first you… Continue reading Fixing bullet points (list items) in WordPress