Showing posts from February, 2008

Ubuntu linux tips

Turn off checking of the drive every 30 boot ups:
sudo tune2fs -c 0 /dev/sda1Install IE on ubunutu (for shopping at - something is up with their IIS server):

Pidgin sending custom emoticons

If you want Pidgin to send custom emoticons you need to apply a patch as its out of tree at the moment.

A source file created by my friend Twain28 is here:

and if you are after a windows binary:

The patch and trac entry is here:

If you are using this give me a shout, my MSN address is (remove the NO-SPAM):

or just post to the trac to say it works for you.

Showing up

"Seventy percent of success in life is showing up." - Woody Allen