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 »

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 »

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 »

Dual Core Processors Rock!

Today I took delivery of a shiny new ABit motherboard and a shiny new dual core AMD64 (and, incidentally, a new power supply and 2Gb of RAM). I got home from work at 9:00pm and now, just over four hours later, I've finally got everything working satisfa… more »