Year: 2009

Karmic Koala – post install notes

Installed Ubuntu 9.10 a few days ago. Everything seemed OK (very very nice actually) except for a little network performance glitch that may also bother you.  Canonical has once again taken Linux one step further away from the status of

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IE7 content disappears

This is not a complaint – it is the solution to an issue that has been puzzling me over the weekend. IE8 has been out for a long time – which does not necessarily mean that corporations has implemented it

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Windows 7 – First learning points

Installed Windows 7 RC2 for the first time yesterday. In Virtual Machine First installation in a VirtualBox – which worked fine except for the VirtualBox graphics adapter not being accelerated – which meant Solitaire ran extremely slow. Apart from that

Offtopic: The future of the gas station

This is not about the usual geekyness – it is about a change I am sure is about to happen. Once the benefits are clear – I am quite sure everybody will want an electric car instead of their gas/diesel-one.

Javascript performance on current browsers

Found this little test which gives an indicator as to Javascript performance in your browser. On my system (Windows XP on two year old Lenovo T60p laptop) i tried to run it ten times on my browsers with all plugins

Twitter is..

Twitter explained by Evan Williams.. Also – at Overskrift.dk, we launched TwitterValg today – a site to track tweets from candidates for the EU parliament election on June 7th.

Tip: Cool Firefox WYSIWYG blogging plug-in

Actually there is no good reason for this tool not to be an independent piece of software – it doesn’t really need to be part of Firefox. But.. Somehow it just works for apparent reasons. Bloggers do two things a

Netbooks – the necessary new design test-tool

Writing this on my Lenovo S10e netbook, I am furious. It’s before mid-day and yet I have had two experiences of software designs that did not consider netbooks a platform – or at least the new low screen resolution these

Testing: WP Super Cache

Seems like a very cool plugin to enhance the userexperience – performance wise, plus it seems to prepare WordPress blogs for high traffic spikes. Bug found: Links to posts from archives seems to cache PHP-code – not the resulting HTML.

Netbooks growing up

This post is written on my new netbook – a Lenovo ideapad s10e. Actually I had given up on netbooks. My first one was an Asus EEE PC 900 with SSD and that machine was a serious disappointment. I have

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