Nautilus Thumbnails Not Showing on Desktop

For some reason, lately I’ve noticed that Nautilus (which is the GNOME file manager and is the part of your Linux system that draws the desktop in GNOME) isn’t keeping up with picture thumbnails. An easy temporary fix is to press F5 which will refresh the...

Get a Website

I am prejudiced. Being a web developer makes me think this is the easiest part. Maybe it’s not for you. That’s OK. But get a real website. Hopefully, you’re using the great SourceForge.net site to manage your project. Good news- they’ll let you...

Limiting Options is Good

There’s a line in “You’ve Got Mail” with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan where an observation is made about the ridiculous number of choices are involved in buying coffee at the little coffee shop. I don’t know about that, since I don’t...

Getting Skype to run in openSUSE

I just got finished posting my first contribution to the openSUSE site at http://en.opensuse.org/Skype_HOWTO#Skype_conflicts_with_pulseaudio.3F! Happily I did not give in and just rip out pulseaudio as some people suggest. Skype was just looking for...