Your Administrator Has Disallowed Changing Your Image

Attempting to change the photo in the ‘About Me’ Personal Settings control, I ran into the error above. I found a good hint at http://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=62046#p134788 but with one minor change. I don’t know why they felt they...

Mac OS X’s Empty Files

Mac OS X uses the HFS+ filesystem. Most of the time I don’t think we notice or care what filesystem we use, but in some cases, the filesystem itself is an important feature and even a draw to a platform. The BeOS for example had the Be FileSystem (BFS), which...

My New HP Workstation

I recently got a great refurbished HP workstation from geeks.com. It’s got dual Xeon processors and 4 GB of RAM and I’m having a blast. It’s been top notch. I was happy to find some notes on HP’s site on their Linux hardware support–...

Prisa 620UT in openSUSE 11.2

I spent a bit of time early this morning trying to get my scanner working. My previous instructions on getting it to work didn’t seem to be doing the trick. I played with a lot of settings in conf files all over the place before finding reference online to the...

Fun Way to Access Files and Folders

Take a look at http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/4179 and give it a try. You may find that it’s right for you in providing a quick and easy way to access files. And I again, kudos to the KDE crowd that made even the scrollbar super slick here (do this with a...