Archive for the ‘Geekery’ Category.
As I said I would, I cancelled my Godaddy.com DNS hosting because I found out about their long string of misogynistic advertisements. See my conversation with Godaddy folks about this. While they don’t run such ads any more, it is important to not encourage any company to benefit from such practices. They got big because of their negative publicity and that is not right.
My web hosting is through Dreamhost so I switched to Dreamhost DNS.
I had a printer configuration problem so I had to delete and then reinstall my printer. The trouble was, I would delete the printer and then it would magically come back.
look in this folder:
Is it empty?
If not delete everything in the folder
Restart your computer
Here is how to edit the Google Chrome autocorrect dictionary. Just go to this web page:
(you have to copy-paste that line into your browser)
Pasting text that already has formatting in it can be a bother.
The homebrew fix to strip formatting is: Copy the text, paste it into Notepad, Copy it again, paste it wherever.
There is a great program for it: Puretext http://www.stevemiller.net/puretext/
With the program: copy the text, hit WINDOWS+V (instead of the normal CTRL+V and the text is pasted with the formatting stripped out :-)
I use it all the time and it is a huge lifesaver.