Author Archives: myrtti

To be sold: Two male guinea pigs

Life goes on, and my life has recently taken in a turn that might require me to travel more. As I love my guinea pigs very much, I’m heartbroken to admit that my tender loving care might not be sufficient … Continue reading

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Zen of Knitting

I’ve been feeling more and more stressed out lately. I have had problems in concentration, odd feelings of anxiety and lots of sleep deprivation. I’ve wanted something to take my mind off the most stressful parts of my life, and … Continue reading

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Dear Sant^H^H^H^HPlanet Ubuntu

For years I’ve been crying after a proper knitting pattern editor that does KnitML. Yesterday, after rambling at my employers internal XMPP coffee room about how maemo really needs that, since, hey, it really would be a killer application, a … Continue reading

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Flash for 64-bit architecture

If you haven’t yet noticed, Adobe released a “pre-release quality” version of their penguin.swf version. That would mean, boys and girls, Flash plugin for 64-bit architecture. Installation might need some workout (I downloaded the installer script of the normal flash … Continue reading

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“It’s only a year late anyway…”

Once upon a time, many many years ago, I used KDE. This was sometime when Fedora was released, or thereabouts. I wasn’t that much into Linux at that time yet, but I hadn’t yet confessed to myself I was and … Continue reading

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Using sudo with graphical apps is bad, mmmkay?

Just a really quick note to check that all of you are really aware using sudo with a graphical app is bad. You did know that, right? RIGHT? I’m not an expert on this, but others are. So please, do: … Continue reading

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Crazy Tech Ideas, part 1

Thoughts from the past week, random links and random ideas to follow. If none of these tickle your brain, I’m sorry. 1) Installing applications to my phone was previously something I really hated. I remember how horrible it was trying … Continue reading

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HOWTO: Symbian60v3 (Nokia N95), SIP and ekiga.net

Finally VoIP craze hit me. I’ve had Skype account for ages, ekiga.net account for about a year, and a Nokia N95 for about a year also. I knew it is possible to configure my phone into using SIP, but never … Continue reading

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O HAI! I CAN HAZ LULZ?!

cats + humour + geekyness + lolcats = lamdbacats. I don’t have cats, so…

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“OK, who’s bright idea was this?” -meme

I can’t be blamed for this, srsly. Sorry folks. Blame Og Maciel. Take a picture of yourself right now. Don’t change your clothes, don’t fix your hair…just take a picture. Post that picture with NO editing. Post these instructions with … Continue reading

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