Trouble Connecting to Your Phone via MTP?

I kept getting errors about the system being unable to mount an MTP device and have resorted to some ridiculous things trying to get content off devices. Under KDE, Dolphin never seemed to work to get things via MTP (Media Transfer Protocol), but Konqueror did so I...

Export Silverstripe Comments to WXR

I recently had to migrate a Silverstripe installation’s comments to use the Disqus comment system. Here’s the script I wrote to grab and format the Silverstripe comments into the WXR xml structure Disqus can import. No doubt there’s an easier way....

Preserving Image Meta-data

It’s a no-brainer to add descriptions and set dates within the image itself when you’re archiving old family photo scans. Luckily I did a quick experiment with saving meta-data into a TIF image. I opened the TIF in Gwenview, the default KDE image viewer,...