Category: Geekyness

It’s almost too easy with a Raspberry Pi

I am part of Overskrift.dk – a┬álocal social media monitoring service built on a LAMP stack. We are the server itself, but also quite a few older laptops. They do have a couple of downsides though: Big (-ish) Clunky Noisy

Ubuntu 10.4 – up with only one quirk so far

This morning I let my Ubuntu 9.10 upgrade itself to 10.4. The upgrade itself ran fine with only a few interruptions where I had to confirm or deny changes to configuration files for PHP etc. As I landed at the

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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

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

Ubuntu two-finger scrolling

My brother is now a fairly long time Mac-user. I haven’t gone down that road (yet). Last night he was here and i showed him my Asus EEE (which is currently running Ubuntu 8.10). “Cool” – he said. “It supports

I was hesitant to upgrade to Firefox 3 before..

..the Del.icio.us add-on was announced.

What goes on in my registry when…

Ever asked yourself what actually happens when you perform a certain thing in a certain program? Which files are read, created, updated and what goes on in my registry. The Sysinternals Process Monitor tool does this. Filter the events any

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