Introduction Xen is new virtualization technology that is just starting to become very big mostly thanks to its speed and ease of use on linux compared to similar products. We use it on some production servers and although the product is still young and unstable its still very usable and is getting much better with […]
First install the Mailbox Alert Extension. Then install libnofity and dbus. These are new messaging libraries apt-get install libnotify1 libnotify-bin dbus Open Thunderbird. Click on Tools->Current Mailbox Alert. Try this command: /usr/bin/notify-send -i /usr/share/pixmaps/mozilla-thunderbird.xpm %sendername %subject Then whenever you get new mail you’ll get a nice little notification in the bottom right hand corner.
Some things just defy belief. Why believe in the supernatural when we are able to do trippy shit like this. I can’t wait to vs. a dog brain team.
Where you vote on the T-Shirts.
If you use the binary module and you get the error “could not load nvidia module not found” read this page: Xorg debian wiki.
Eamon sent me this interesting program Hamachi (Wikipedia Article). I don’t think I will install it because its very hard to know whether its really secure. I’m especially skeptical about claims that its offers effortless VPN networks. There is good reason that there is effort involved in setting up IPsec, SSL tunnels or any other […]
Ubuntu Dapper Drake was officially released on the 1st of June. It is an incredible product and the last year has taken linux much closer to mainstream adoption. Out of all the free distros dapper easily has the widest range of supported hardware out of the box and the best integration among apps. If you […]
Planetjoel.com is now hosted on nearlyfreespeech.net. I have moved two of my domains over to them because they were recommended by a friend and I have so far found their support, prices and service excellent. If you are looking to launch websites that have low storage requirements (their storage prices are quite comparatively expensive) then […]
Have a look at these videos of Japanese contraptions that cause a chain reaction, best music ever.
Of urban environments.