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Installing The Maker On Linux

Recently I was lucky enough to co-host an episode of FLOSS Weekly about The Maker, a hybrid CMS/editor tool primarily aimed at Mac OS. Though it’s written in Python and uses wxWidgets for the GUI, so you can run it…

Tip: Handcent SMS For Android

Handcent logo, blue speech bubble with dots in it.
As some of you will know I’m an Android user and my current phone is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It’s a lovely device, it’s very powerful, it get’s direct updates from Google and overall I’m pretty happy with it. However,…

Using Spotify On Linux

Spotify is a free and legal service which gives you access to millions of songs. They achieve this by licensing the tracks from record companies in a similar way to radio stations, and they pay for it with advertising. You…

Software Tip: Using Unetbootin

[ad#narrowbar] I realise by now practically everyone in the world has been using USB flash memory sticks for a long time but for some odd reason I’ve never actually bought one myself. Why is this you ask? Well, I suppose…

Gpodder 0.15.0 Released

Howdy everyone, just wanted to mark your collective card about the release of the new Gpodder version 0.15.0 today. It looks like a great release and fixes 2 major bugs which have bothered some people for quite a while. Firstly…

Free Linux Format Download

Just a quick note to let everyone know the guys from Linux Format magazine are giving away free hi-res PDF downloads of this month’s issue for 24 hours only, so follow the link below and get one while you still…

Tip: Gapless Playback In Rhythmbox

Howdy folks. This is just a quick tip for any Rhythmbox users out there who like me get annoyed with gaps between tracks when playing their favourite albums. When you’re listening to an average album it doesn’t really matter but…