Tonidoplug – a sheeva plugin server that uses 5-12watts

TonidoPlug is a tiny, low power, low cost home server based on the 1.2 GHz Sheeva processor that allows you to access your applications, files, photos, music and media from anywhere (Powered by Tonido). TonidoPlug comes pre-installed with powerful Tonido Applications – Photos, Jukebox, Webshare, Workspace, Thots, Explorer, Torrent and Search – all running on […]

Linux Chromium now supports Flash

Chromium is the open source version of Google Chrome for Linux. It’s still in alpha stage but it’s been very stable for me. The biggest downside is lack of Flash support for things like Google Analytics and Youtube. For Ubuntu, install Chromium like so: echo “deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main #chromium-browser” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/chromium.list sudo apt-key adv […]

Getting and Managing Free Fonts for Linux – aimed at Ubuntu

One area sadly lacking in most Linux installs is the availability of really nice fonts useful for design and great fonts are not cheap, circa $150 for a font set. Best all in one location for getting great free fonts, I think is www.fawnt.com If Ubuntu really wants to have a go at competing with […]

DimDim – Open source Web conferencing and Meetings

For my future reference. DimDim is an open source web conferencing and meeting software with the following features: No Install to Host/Join meetings Easy Share Screens&Webpages Audio & Video Conferencing Present PowerPoint and PDFs Private & Public Chat Whiteboard & Annotations Record and Playback Meetings Open Source and open APIs SynchroLive Co-Browsing Free Recording & […]

Boo Language aspx .Net using xsp2 on Mono and Linux (Ubuntu)

I have been playing around with boo a little bit because it has Python-inspired syntax, runs at C# speeds and is a first class citizen on dotnet. So I decided to find out what it would be like to do some web programming in it. I learned a bit about asp.Net in the process and […]

Open Source Ecommerce alternatives to Zencart, OSCommerce and Virtuemart

A couple of new open source Ecommerce products out and about that will hopefully see the end of the monstrosity called OSCommerce and it’s less ugly incarnations – Whilst they have served me well in the past and I may feel tempted to use Virtuemart for a customer who: a) Will never ever need any […]

Learn to Design Web Themes and Templates with New Wiki

ThemesWiki.org is a new website designed to provide users with comprehensive, free guides for designing Web Themes and Templates. This site intends to ease the web design process by providing tutorials for a large number of systems at a common location. It is often difficult to find a resource that is focused on providing quality, […]

Christianity rant: I just can’t hold it in anymore

I’m in two minds here about this one. I don’t really want to put down Christianity because I know some wonderful people who are christians and writing on the web now is a little like getting a tattoo – with Google and the way back machine, what you say kind of sticks around with you […]

Seamless on/offline: Design winForms and deploy as ajax webapp on mono

Visual WebGui looks very interesting from a perspective that it allows you to develop a winforms application as you normally would and deploy it as a webapp (also). As per some previous posts, I like to be able to jump seamlessly between platforms. I don’t want to be tied down to anything if I can […]