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Creating a Better Signature for KMail

For a long time at the company I work, our signatures were something that varied quite a bit. Now, thankfully, there’s a policy about it. You may be surprised that I say thankfully since people in general don’t like to be told what to do. Two reasons: 1)...

I Want Nepomuk Turned On

We all make mistakes sometimes, even me. And when it comes to computers I sometimes make messes that I then have to clean up. This is one of those times. Do a search for Nepomuk and mostly you find things like “Help! Nepomuk is eating all of my CPU” or...

Getting gnome-keyring to work under KDE (and kdm)

Not too long ago I decided to switch back to KDE as my desktop environment. My reasons were aesthetic and technical. I do think that Canonical’s Ubuntu plans are great. I like a lot of what they’re doing. But it’s all a mish-mash of technologies and...

FamilySearch Indexing Needs a Bigger Icon

  One thing that I love doing is genealogy and family history. As part of that I volunteer as an indexer, indexing the vast amount of historical records amassed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons). Yes, I’m a Mormon. The records...

Quantal Quetzal Beta!

I had a lot of fun installing the Quantal Quetzal beta yesterday. It’s nice to be back after several months in Windows land. At this point I’m doing things in a dual boot setup. A couple of things I ran into: I had weird visual striping problems trying to...