Category Archives: Technical Stuff

Moving Moments . . .

This blog is on the move, and its continuation can be found at : Lengthening Shades where I hope we shall continue our acquaintance for some time yet . . . WordPress and plugins updated on 3 August 2017

Trying out a new operating system . . . part the second

In my post of 1 November I said I was trying out Linux Mint with the KDE desktop.  What I did not say was that prior to that I was getting on very well with Linux Mint Cinnamon, but in previous adventures I always suspected that the KDE desktop might be superior, and bring with… Read More »

FocusWriter on Linux Mint . . .

“Focuswriter is a fullscreen writing program designed to be distraction free. You can customize your environment by changing the font, colours, and background image to add ambiance. FocusWriter features an on-the-fly updating wordcount, optional auto-save, optional daily goals, and toolbars that hide away to allow you to focus more clearly. Additionally, when you open the… Read More »

iGoogle no more . . .

Some time ago I was a bit of a fan of iGoogle.  I got my home page all set up and found it jolly useful.  Then, shock horror, the Googlies announced that they were doing away with it. Of customer friendly consultation there was none.  Some casting about on, ironically, Google search found a number… Read More »