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How to darken highlights in drop-down menus and lists

Frustrated with the lack of contrast in GMail search boxes?? Let Stylish help you out! Linky, after the jump. How to darken highlights in drop-down menus and lists – Google Groups.

[ More ] January 15th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in software, web |

visual studio 2010 – How do I apply themes to Solution Explorer in VS2010 – Stack Overflow

visual studio 2010 – How do I apply themes to Solution Explorer in VS2010 – Stack Overflow. This is mighty annoying. The Solution Explorer doesn’t get themed when you apply a theme like ZenBurn. Hope that they fix this for VS2012? Is that out yet? photo credit: dalancarter

[ More ] August 4th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in software |

Opendipity or Western Digital MyBook World Edition Hacks

So it is a great thing when a piece of hardware you bought turns out to run Linux. Serendipity specifically related to electronics and ability to run FOSS, maybe opendipity? I had bought the Western Digital MyBook NAS device because it of the network attached nature, the 1 TB size, and what I thought was […]

[ More ] October 18th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in gnu/linux, hardware, media, software |

Post to usenet anonymously via GNU/Linux

Usenet and Binaries Usenet binary posts are a great way to share and store your files in a persistent way, taking advantage of the automatic replication that occurs across so many different Usenet servers. This coupled with tracking your files using NZB’s, you should be able to ensure your files will be available somewhere. NZB […]

[ More ] July 16th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in gnu/linux, software, ubuntu |

OS X on Dell D420

After running Ubuntu Karmic Koala for about a month on the my Dell D420, I have decided to give OS X a try. I started here. Ended up here. 10.5 was a bust. 10.6 works great! The process I used was: 1. Get 10.6 disc or disc image. 2. Make an external hard drive version […]

[ More ] December 16th, 2009 | 12 Comments | Posted in apple, gnu/linux, hardware, software, ubuntu |