Category Archives: Applications

How To Use FireFox

Great article, print out and hand to your least favorite IE apologists so they can get a clue.


One Porn Site Per Child

We knew this would happen, the OLPC’s in some 3rd world countries are being used to freely and copiously view adult-oriented sites, according to some reports.

Time to fit them up with library filters, and start the lawsuits about free speech, oh, er, they don’t have our constitution, bill of rights or the amendments.  Never mind.

Nautilus Can Do More

Although NOT my favorite File Manager, see my article on the OPS Team Blog “File Managers: Alternatives to Nautilus and Konqueror” for why, Nautilus can be taught to be less stodgy.

GConf – GNOME Under the Hood

Ever wondered what all the settings inside GConf do?  Wait no more, this article will help you understand GNOME’s inner workings.

How to Find Things Outside of Google’s Reach

What to do when things you are searching for don’t show up in Google, but they do exist on the web.  This is called “dark-searching” or “extra-google” searching.

10 Ways to Improve GNOME

Great article, I love # 1 Ditch the Acronym and # 9 Bring Back the Skull.

Sync Your FFox Bookmarks and Extensions Across Computers!

Love this, especially the sync of extensions, extremely valuable for me with 4 computers to keep track of.