Earlier this week, Jim Mann at Greene County Public Library organized a Linux workshop at his place. Several library techies from around the region attended and got some hands on experience with Linux. Most of the attendees brought a PC with them so they could take home a configured Ubuntu box with them. Topics ranged [...]
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Linux Journal is one of the few magazine subscriptions I’ve kept. However, there’s also a lot of free content on the site. So I was pleased to see a recent blog post on LinuxJournal.com about open source and libraries. The post is based on Aaron Swartz’s rant against OCLC and WorldCat. It is, however, a [...]
You may have heard about the cruise ship that crashed in the Antarctic. The ship happens to be named the M/S Explorer. Ha! I didn’t know Microsoft built ships. Linux penguins are suspected of sabotaging the vessel.
I’ve been extremely busy since wrapping up several library conferences in October. I’ve got a few projects we’re trying to finish in the office and several more that we’re working on for some member libraries. Every project has some sort of technology aspect these days. So I tend to be involved in almost everything. Oh, [...]
Firefox is a great web browser, but it also makes for a great development environment. With the right extensions loaded, you can really save some time tracing through code, finding bugs, and optimizing your site. Below are the extensions that I have loaded in Firefox. ColorZilla This extension puts a little eye dropper tool in [...]