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The website has been offline for almost 2 months. Reports on Twitter indicate that it went down due to a DDoS from unknown sources. Users are getting concerned that there may be data loss, and are looking for other sources for copyright free clipart. WayBackMachine and others have some assets saved.

How can I find a broken/problem font on my Firefox newtab page and either replace or workaround that font? Well, follow along here and find out how I fixed the non-display of a font on Firefox 57.0 (Quantum) web browser.

Installation of ttf-mscorefonts-installer fails for non-obvious reasons. This deb package is needed for WINE installs. MS core font install Installation failure Attempting to install on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal quetzal) I get the following error in the console: user@comp:~$ sudo apt-get install –reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done 0 […]

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In the 1950s the US government, or at least its agents, experimented with drugs. The following are a series of sketches made by an artist after the application of two doses of LSD 25.

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Update to my post reviewing 10 online photoshop style image editing applications:, Aviary, Sumopaint, splashup, pixlr, 72photos and simpler touchup style tools: FotoFlexer,, PicMagick, Picnik. +1 more photoshop like online tools In addition to the tools mentioned in the previous review we now have Pixlr Express which, as the name suggests, is a […]

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Fotowall is a graphics application for creating simple mixes from multiple images with text manipulation and easy image transformation and combination; these post shows how to compile and install on [K]Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic).


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