Monthly Archives: November 2010

Highlights

I haven’t planned anything to write about this week.  So here’s the highlights of the last few days: “Going Postal” (Terry Pratchett) performed live at the Brisbane Arts Theatre – a thoroughly enjoyable performance.  Great acting and true to the … Continue reading

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Using Mercurial instead of Drop Box

Recently I’ve had a number of friends telling me how fantastic Drop Box is for synchronising files and how they don’t understand that I don’t use it.  Drop Box has one very good argument in its favour: you can use … Continue reading

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TODO Lists

Like most people, I have lots of things to get done. One piece of software which I’ve found useful recently has been GTD-Free, a task-list tool which helps you follow the process explained in the “Getting Things Done” book. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Wrong Question: Using Ubuntu With Your Favourite WM

So as I mentioned before, I’ve been using Ubuntu with window managers other than GNOME.  But there are some things I took for granted about GNOME, such as the way that it automatically connects to my preferred wireless networks, or … Continue reading

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