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PlayShell 0.2-WP12A

Posted 12-31-2012 at 08:27 PM by konsolebox

PlayShell 0.2-WP12A was released yesterday.

It's the last version for 2012. Lots of important fixes and improvements were made there. It's pretty stable and consistent already compared to other earlier versions. An overhaul was made.

Hompepage: http://playshell.sourceforge.net/
SF.net summary page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/playshell
Release files: http://sourceforge.net/projects/play...hell/0.2-WP12A
Online repository: http://sourceforge.net/p/playshell/code/
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Thunderbird "hyperlinks don't open" fix

Posted 12-31-2012 at 05:45 AM by catkin
Updated 01-04-2013 at 01:27 AM by catkin

A new installation of Thunderbird did not open hyperlinks in incoming mails. After ~3 days of looking for a fix, I found it in AndrzejL's Re: Fixing Skype / Thunderbird / Google Earth connection with Firefox on PCLinuxOS-Forums. This is to publicise AndrzejL's technique because I had found it early in the search for a solution and dismissed it as similar to others and/or not closely related to the problem.

AIUI AndrzejL's technique applies when there are no entries for HTTP and...
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Email disaster with Opera, Plan B: Thunderbird

Posted 12-30-2012 at 09:38 AM by flshope

After loosing my email history to some failure associated with the Opera email client, I have not yet decided to attempt a recovery using Opera. If it happened once, it will happen again. I prefer Opera as a browser, but I have soured on its email client.

So, as I mentioned previously, I decided to implement Thunderbird as my primary email client. Thunderbird has some official status with Ubuntu in the sense that it is a part of the standard Ubuntu installation and they provide reliable...
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New-Make ready for hyperjump and KDE Menu's How-To

Posted 12-29-2012 at 10:35 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-04-2013 at 09:04 PM by rainbowsally

New-Make ready for hyperjump and KDE Menu's How-To

This is somewhat advanced stuff but.. maybe not. It might also appeal to anyone who has a little talent for tinkering who needs to set up a KDE menu for an application that doesn't have one. See warning below, however.

Today's features
  • Last of the first generation new-make installer/uninstallers (probably).
  • Usage example that installs and uninstalls a dummy application and icons into the KDE menus.

1.0.17[*]...
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Book Collection: Other

Posted 12-29-2012 at 03:59 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 02-28-2013 at 05:16 PM by rocket357

I have a standard Book Collection of Computer/Programming/Network/etc... stuff, but today it occurred to me that I don't have such a list for my other main interests: philosophy and mathematics (with a bias towards any book that combines these topics with computers =). So here it is, the list of books I want (don't own *all* of them, yet, but I'm working on that bit) (the list isn't complete yet...far from it. Suggestions are more than welcome!):
  • Philosophy
    1. Introduction to Mathematical
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