If you’ve lost your star button used to make a bookmark in Firefox then here’s how to find it. Edit: similar issue with Win XP. Firefox bookmarks star is missing Where’s it gone!? I’m in the process of uploading a video howto but for now … [see end of post] Learn your hotkeys! It really […]
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Access controls mean my website runs as a user that can’t create a directory that is writable by the server; here’s how I fixed it with reference to Updraftplus plugin for Wordpress. This fix should work generally.
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gvfsd-metadata seems to be hogging a lot of CPU time … why? What is gvfsd-metadata ps to the rescue? $ ps aux | grep gvfs pandfi 2315 0.0 0.0 192348 104 ? Sl Feb10 0:00 /usr/lib/gvfs/gvfsd pandfi 5205 0.0 0.0 285952 2304 ? Sl Feb10 0:00 /usr/lib/gvfs/gvfs-udisks2-volume-monitor pandfi 5210 0.0 0.0 281496 620 ? Sl […]
Couple of 3D modelling tech snippets that interested me this week. Into the 3rd dimension Model your world using your camera I saw Photosynth‘s revamp a couple of days ago and found it really interesting (Microsoft doing something innovative, yay!). Photosynth lets you upload photos to make a range of different “synths” from panoramas to […]
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Installing Crashplan on Linux Java version error fixed The current version of Java (1.8) is incompatible with CrashPlan. Turns out that it isn’t there’s just a test in the install.sh script for the Java version. To install anyway – and risk the consequences (I’ve had no errors) – then all one need do is alter […]
Latest Thunderbird email program – version 24 – has problems with extensions preventing the folder highlighting from working correctly. Thunderbird 24 bug Highlighting of folders with new messages not shown Several bug reports (and more!) have now been made on bugzilla.mozilla.org. It seems that the problem is with several extensions, these ones have been mentioned. […]
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