Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Logitech MX 1100 Cordless Laser Mouse review

Monday, February 15th, 2010

So I just got my new MX 1100 and I think it’s a great mouse, the only gripe I have with it is that it isn’t laptop friendly. That however is not Logitech’s fault. It would simply be great if there was a model that looked and felt like the MX 1100 but had the mini USB reciever and laptop snapping ability.... Read More

Joomla! 1.5x Customization – Book review and general Joomla discussion

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

I just went through the Joomla! 1.5x Customization book by Daniel Chapman, published by Packt Publishing. If you subscribe to this blog you will know that I’ve been working a lot with Joomla 1.5 recently and one of the basic questions I asked myself before I started reading it was would it have made me do anything different if I had read it before I began my massive re/deconstruction job?... Read More

DiskSearch

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

I just tried DiskSearch, it’s a great replacement of WhereIsIt for Linux, the only gripe I have is that it’s not possible to actually click in the search results to have the folder open up in Nautilus.... Read More

Ubuntu Netbook Remix on Lenovo S10e – review

Friday, June 19th, 2009

I just downloaded Ubuntu Netbook Remix and managed to install it on my Lenovo S10e.... Read More

Hardy Heron on Acer Aspire 2920

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

I’ve read quite a lot of more or less negative posts about Hardy Heron (HH) lately. Don’t upgrade yet, let them release a few upgrades first, hardware problems, no major new stuff anyway, the list goes on.... Read More

PostgreSQL on Ubuntu with phpPgAdmin

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Setting up default installations of Apache, PHP and PostgreSQL is really easy, I’m using a Gutsy setup and writing this in a terminal:... Read More

Uncommon Web vs Weblocks

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Update: Since writing this I’ve instead opted to work with Pico Lisp, this is not really a criticism of Weblocks per se, it has more to do with a general frustration with Common Lisp. ... Read More

From dual boot to virtual machine with Ubuntu and Windows

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

I just shut down my dual boot by reformatting the Linux partition and running Ubuntu in a virtual machine instead. This is the walkthrough:... Read More

XOOPS at first glance

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

A few days ago I had a look at XOOPS.... Read More

CLisp and Cusp at first glance

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Yesterday I thought I should try out clisp. It was the reddit controversy that opened my eyes to this language. If you don’t know, the guys behind reddit tried to create the site with clisp but they opted to do it in Python in the end. It’s that decision that caused all the ruccus.... Read More