Category Archives: troubleshooting

Some Google+ Page and Community Setup Tips

The relationship and difference between a Google+ Page and a Google+ Community eluded me at first. After having created a few of each for the various user groups I’m involved with, I think I have a handle on how to … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 12.04 Splash Screen Lockup with LiveCD

I just setup Kubuntu Linux 12.04 on a HP Pavilion zv6000 and ran into a pesky bug. This bug is on all of the Ubuntu and Kubuntu 12.04 final release CDs and ISOs, so this is going to be a … Continue reading

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A Free Viewer for Microsoft Outlook .msg Files

In my day job I ran into a situation where one of my users needed to read the contents of a bunch of .msg files. We use Google Apps and don’t have Microsoft Outlook installed anywhere, so this was a … Continue reading

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A Few CyanogenMod 7.1 on Nook Color Fixes

I’m currently running CyanogenMod 7.1 on my Barnes & Noble Nook Color and I absolutely love it. I feel like I’m living in the future when I use this thing. However it’s not perfect, and I have rectified a couple … Continue reading

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Webcam Recording using VLC on Linux

These instructions apply to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS and VLC 1.0.6 Goldeneye. Recording from a webcam on Linux has been very underwhelming for me. A program called Cheese comes with Ubuntu, but it has some shortcomings that really annoy … Continue reading

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