Category Archives: Saw it in the Intahweb

When have you last changed you password (and is it complex enough)?

I’ve had a policy of changing most of my passwords every 60 days since 2003 or so. This has made generating passwords I can remember an artform. Some people swear on pwgen, while I always brew my own. Here’s how … 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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O HAI! I CAN HAZ LULZ?!

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

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Nerdier Into The Groove?

this is definitely going into the OMGLOL -category of things! So many years ago I used to play typera, a game in which you had to type words scrolling on your terminal screen as fast as you could. I’ve also … Continue reading

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I love (easter) eggs!

I just found out that my shell provider has been kind enough to compileinstall screen, geeks best friend, compiled with the flag NETHACK(ref)! Hilarious! {“No other window.”, “You cannot escape from window %d!”}, {“Detach aborted.”, “The blast of disintegration whizzes … Continue reading

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GUADEC/aKademy to Tampere?

I was fortunate enough to have a chance to participate in GUADEC, GNOME Users and DEvelopers Conference (yes, I know, don’t get excited) in 2006 in Vilanova i la Geltrú. I had been using Ubuntu for a year and a … Continue reading

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Byebye Blogilista

Those of you who are following my adventures in Blogostania via blogilista, get a better rss aggregator since this will be the last post you’ll find from me there before I get my username and blogs deleted from there. I … Continue reading

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In Soviet Finland, the customer still owns you.

I’ve been your customer for several years, since before I can remember. I remember attending your Kultapossu childrens club, reading the kids magazine, going with my piggie bank to your offices to get it emptied, getting my first ATM card … Continue reading

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