Archives for: "August 2006"

How to install Smart on SUSE Linux 10.0

Since I just went through the process, based on the /dev/loki guide for installing Smart Package Manager on SuSE 10.1, I thought I'd note down the exact steps I went through on SuSE 10.0. Note, all the steps relate to a 32-bit system. 1. Install depe… more »

Accessibility with Fangs and display:none

I've been busy at work over the last few weeks with the re-design of the company website. The site is standards compliant, I've been fixing the markup to be semantically correct and replacing inline images with CSS backgrounds at appropriate places. On… more »

A Guide to Semantic Markup

A very useful blog post, explaining semantic markup from a technical point of view. From a non-technical viewpoint it doesn't dwell overly on the key advantage - but if you don't read or understand (or care about) the rest of the article you should read… more »

Privacy flaw in IE and Firefox

If you're worried about websites knowing where else you've gone, then you need to make yourself aware of this. The technique is to put a bunch of links on your web page and then use a script to see if they trigger the specific style you've inserted for :… more »

StumbleUpon, Firefox, SuSE 10.1 and the Pinball theme

Having got into StumbleUpon at work today, the whole random browsing thing was quite a fun way to waste an hour, I decided to get it setup on my laptop at home. I went to the site, clicked the 'Get StumbleUpon' link and installed the extension, when I r… more »

5 HTML elements you probably never use (but perhaps should)

A very useful blog post, I'd never heard of the address tag or the q tag before. more »

Dual Core Issues

Everything has not been so peachy in dual core processor land since my last post. Although it seemed to be working fine to start with, after a random amount of time suddenly the mouse pointer and keyboard would become very unresponsive - lagging behind… more »
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