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Posted 04-20-2013 at 06:01 AM bymintyninja41 (The Groovy Blog of MintyNinja41)
I have decided to try my hand at writing short stories, and I'd love it if you could maybe offer some input, ie what you like, what you think should be improved. Anyway, enough yammering. Here's my story, part 1!
It was truly a sight to behold. An indigo sky, bejeweled with sparkling gems that twinkled lovingly as they danced across the sky. And under this masterpiece of the heavens, in the suburbs of Seattle, was a girl who was going through hell.
Her name was Selena....
Posted 04-18-2013 at 01:29 PM byYury_T Updated 12-27-2014 at 02:44 AM byYury_T
May be old news, but in the recent versions of LibreOffice the old recipe of changing the UI font by setting a substitution for the 'Andale Sans UI' face stopped working.
These days, for the 'generic' locales (for which there's no specially pre-formed list of fonts) you have to set a substitution face for the 'Segoe UI' instead.
December 2014 update: In 4.3.* series the menubar will still use the GTK default font, though (menus themselves will show in substituted face).
Posted 04-18-2013 at 04:40 AM bymarkyd Updated 12-03-2013 at 05:47 AM bymarkyd
Friday 6th September 2013
First of all I must thank the lovely wife Emma who hit the "Google Jackpot" with this one, as anyone with the patience to read the rest of this blog below will know I was "most peeved" with ASUS and their X101CH. I wish I had all the Google articles to support this post but I did not make notes sorry but here is a summary as I see it. It appears that Intel "outsourced" the drivers for the Cedar Trail chipset and they are only...
I'm not suggesting it's really preferable in any situation or in any specific situation, I just found myself in a "what the hell" point and thought it worth a try, and it worked.
I was just thinking that it would be nice that for slideshow videos there was a variable frame rate, and turns out that it exist. I've found that the program handbrake can handle that easily, so I decided to install. Unfortunatelly it's only on Debians unnofficial multimedia repository, which can...