Since updating to Ubuntu 8.04 on my laptop, and doing some research into my problems with wireless and the Cisco VPN client, I am now fully able to work without wires once more.
In 7.10, when using wireless (intel 4965 chipset) or using a USB broadband modem attempts to use the VPN would result in […]
I am approaching my thirty second birthday, and have two very important, life changing, and soul destroying decisions to make.
These are the things that keep me up well into the night, and lead me to places I’d really rather not go as I agonise over the options placed before me.
When I […]
Microsoft seem to be making a habit of producing a half baked, but mostly working implementation of a useful technology in a new version of Windows, and then progressively crippling in subsequent versions, until they finally remove it.
In this case – WebDAV – it actually worked pretty well in Windows ME, mostly worked in […]
Why would anyone releasing an IDE style application in 2007 still use a Windows 3.1 style MDI interface with a “Windows” menu complete with “Tile Horizontally”, “Tile Vertically” and “Cascade” and no other way of displaying two documents simultaneously? It’s not 1994 any more.
All I want to do is edit the CSS source […]
It seems to me, though, that programmers are willing to put up with a lot just to get the ability to save to files and use their own editor.
Good idea – spell checking in text fields in web forms.
Bad idea – putting the “add to dictionary” menu item _right under_ the suggested replacement.
Especially when as far as I can tell, there’s no obvious way of removing the inadvertent addition.