Archive for May, 2007

“New printer” notification mock-ups

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Got a plan for fixing the printer driver prompt. This is the prompt you get when a driver can’t be found for the printer you just plugged in. The issue is that you can’t say “use this PPD file I’ve got” but instead have to choose from the ones that already didn’t match.

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My Fedora 8 wish list

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

With the release of Fedora 7 not far away, I’ve been thinking about what improvements I would like to make for Fedora 8.

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Hustle: the con is over?

Sunday, May 20th, 2007

HustleI hate to say it, but top-notch BBC con-men series Hustle has had its day. I’d been looking forward to the new series ever since the previous series ended, but with the departure of Adrian Lester it’s not the same show at all. This series’ episodes so far have been missing finesse, and I think it’s down to trying to make Danny Blue the new leader of the crew.

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Making other arrangements for backing-up data

Saturday, May 19th, 2007

A few months ago I read the article Making Other Arrangements by James Howard Kunstler, and I suppose that might have been the catalyst for my decision to change the way I make back-up copies of my data.

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pycups now accepted into Debian unstable

Friday, May 18th, 2007

I just heard that pycups is now included in Debian unstable as python-cups.  Thanks to Otavio Salvador for packaging and maintaining it.