Happy conception-day Linux!

Although Linux 0.1 got released on August 26th 1991, Mashable already ran an anniversary-story yesterday. According to Wikipedia’s entry on the Linux kernel, Linus Torvalds did start coding in April 1991, so one could argue today is as good a day as any to celebrate our favorite kernel’s conception! My first memories of Linux date … Read more

Joikuspot connection problem with Ubuntu Linux

This weekend I had to resort to Joikuspot (software that turns your 3G-cellphone into a wireless gateway to the internet) for my web-needs. Because I encountered a few problems setting up a connection from my Ubuntu laptop, here’s a quick recap for documentations sake. The rather fundamental issue was that I couldn’t get my computer … Read more

Linux distro’s en SSH-bugs in beeld

Vandaag 2 opvallende beeldekes gezien in verband met Linux, snel even op de blog gooien:: Naar aanleiding van de lichtjes genante openssl-bug in Debian-gebaseerde distro’s deze grappige cartoon van xkcd (de inhoud van de title-tag komt ook van daar!):   Iets serieuzer (alhoewel, een openssl-bug is eigenlijk bijzonder serieus), een indrukwekkende Linux-distro timeline zoals gevonden … Read more

decode mp3 to wav linux language nl language nl?

Via blogs over blogs (ongelofelijk hoe populair die zijn) en over seo ben ik op http://www.wordsfinder.com/traffic.php gekomen. Na wat spelen daar ben ik tot de conclusie gekomen dat de keywords “decode mp3 to wav linux language nl language nl” me heel wat traffiek zouden kunnen opleveren. Dat ik plots enkele duizenden of zelfs maar honderden … Read more

Gezocht: linux (vps-)hosting

Ik ben plotsklaps op zoek naar goeie en goedkope hosting, waarbij volgende features belangrijk zijn: linux (liefst ubuntu of debian, maar redhat ofzo zal wel lukken en in extremis ook freebsd ofzo) shell-access met ssh (inclusief port forwarding!) php5 en mysql5 root-toegang (eigenlijk vooral om sshd ook op de https-poort te kunnen zetten, zodat ik … Read more

Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish; about screenshots and Firefox

Yesterday I had the day off, so I decided to finally upgrade my Thinkpad X13 to Ubuntu 22.04. Jammy Jellyfish (as the release is nicknamed) is nice but the new default display server, Wayland, blocks Shutter and other non-native screenshot apps from making screenshots. This interfering with my support workflow as I use Shutter not … Read more

Why Autoptimize doesn’t touch non-local CSS/JS

Earlier today I got this question on the wordpress.org support forum for Autoptimize; Will there be Google fonts support in the future? I now include the google font’s like this: wp_enqueue_style( ‘google-fonts’, ‘//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans:400italic,600italic,400,700,600|Varela+Round’ ); Is it possible to add this css to the combined and minified by this plugin file? The basic question if Autoptimize … Read more