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101  Main Area and Open Discussion / Non-Windows Software / Re: LINUX - Mint 17.1 (Rebecca) ISOs are now available for download on: December 02, 2014, 04:58:32 PM
Thanks 40hz.

I have several scripts (WordPress for testing, etc) running in var/www and need to be sure not to lose stuff otherwise Home (my files) directory is enough for me, the local software I can always reinstall without needing to back up really.
102  Main Area and Open Discussion / Non-Windows Software / Re: LINUX - Mint 17.1 (Rebecca) ISOs are now available for download on: December 02, 2014, 12:06:23 PM
What's a good backup utility (except the built in one, don't ask...) to make it pain free to move up from Mint 13?
103  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Happy Thanksgiving to DonationCoder folks on: November 27, 2014, 02:56:23 PM
Happy Thanksgiving to all (in the US)
104  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: CCleaner 5.0 Beta? on: November 25, 2014, 11:56:42 PM
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CCleaner v5.0 is now ready for download! You have been testing the Beta release of version 5 in your thousands since we announced it last week and we have loved hearing all your positive feedback on the fresh new design!
CCleaner 5.0 sees not only a brand new interface, but also significant performance improvements. We've optimized the internal architecture for better performance, added Google Chrome plugin management and optimized the automatic update process for our Professional users.
We're also close to finalizing a new Disk Analyzer tool, which will allow you to identify and drill down into the types of files taking up the most space on your drives. Watch this space for more information!

http://www.piriform.com/b...g/2014/11/25/ccleaner-v50
105  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Ello.co - new social network/forum (no advertising or membership data-gathering) on: November 23, 2014, 05:36:16 PM
Been on it since early on. Not bothered by lack of features, just that these are useful if lots join early on. Waiting for any social thing to become active is not really attractive anymore.

With that said https://ello.co/rgdot cheesy
106  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY Pledge: WebGallery on: November 23, 2014, 02:06:18 PM
 Kiss
107  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / Re: ShareX - Open source screen capturing/recording and sharing software on: November 23, 2014, 09:46:37 AM
Welcome Jaex. Thanks for ShareX.
108  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: New square monitor (27" 1920x1920) on: November 23, 2014, 01:16:57 AM
Surely not for web browsing  huh
109  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: CCleaner 5.0 Beta? on: November 20, 2014, 10:46:13 AM
"Test environment"  Grin

Let me destroy the registry of my XP in a VM or spare PC?

EDIT: Before laughing at me, what I mean is, testing things like this is not the same as testing the beta of Photoshop for example .... in my opinion
110  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Firefox begins its mass rollout of ads on new tab tiles on: November 19, 2014, 04:51:15 PM
Interesting

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The next Firefox default search engine: Yahoo Search

Google Search has been the default search engine of the browser for the past years with Google paying Mozilla money for that privilege.

While Mozilla put the money from the deal to good use, it made it dependent on that money at the same time.

Ever since the deal was announced (first back in 2004) I had a major concern: that Mozilla became too dependent on Google and that Google would not renew the deal.

Mozilla announced a new strategic partnership with Yahoo Inc. that makes Yahoo Search the default search engine in the United States on mobile and desktop platforms.

http://www.ghacks.net/201...arch-engine-yahoo-search/
111  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Please recommend a Canadian domain name registrar to me on: November 15, 2014, 12:06:47 AM
doteasy.com I used in the past. My experience was good but I eventually moved the domain in question to US based registrar.
112  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Firefox Developer Edition on: November 12, 2014, 11:03:52 PM
Stupid question but .... clicked the gear icon?
113  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Firefox begins its mass rollout of ads on new tab tiles on: November 12, 2014, 09:55:55 PM
Mine does look like that and I don't have anything installed to make them like that. I was under the impression that those are/will be the tiles we have been talking all along
114  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Call to arms on net neutrailty on: November 11, 2014, 06:39:09 PM
The difference is simple and should not need to be spelled out. However ....
In this case corporations have profit to add/make by adding restrictions not removing them. Saying that in this case the same applies to gov is being intentionally anti gov.
115  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Firefox begins its mass rollout of ads on new tab tiles on: November 11, 2014, 07:30:39 AM
Once upon a time, there were browsers with ads in them, in which you could pay to have them removed.

  • Opera
  • CrystalPort (very innovative tabbed IE based browser from the late 90's)
  • Plenty of others

But they all either disappeared or got away from that business model. I believe Opera was the only survivor from that era. (A shame, because I really liked CrystalPort and still miss some of its features)

And now here we have Mozilla that hasn't learned from the past and the mistakes of others, creating an even worse set of options with Firefox: ads or screw you, use something else...not even a paid option, without ads.


As online business models go one can say lots of things of course but regarding Mozilla I wonder how long their Google relationship will last (I guess you all know how much of their income is Google based?) Tiles is probably the wrong way but if they are smart they have been looking beyond Google because even if it does last for a while longer it stopped being healthy once Chrome came along
116  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 PRE-RELEASE: Link Warlock on: October 31, 2014, 11:34:41 AM
I really need to download .NET 4.5 (for this and SlackyApp)
117  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: Ideas Wanted! on: October 31, 2014, 01:19:36 AM
May or may not be practical for NANY  tellme

Offline tool to create infographics then export to image or other possible formats.
Portrait or landscape layout chosen then user can import images, choose from a variety of effects, bars, charts, icons and other shapes, add text, move to position and export. There are online tools that do this like infogr.am that I know of.

Example


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118  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: Power Cord Falling Out on: October 29, 2014, 01:45:13 PM
I know the request is for power cord  embarassed ... but may be BatteryDeley?
http://www.softpedia.com/...m-Info/BatteryDeley.shtml
119  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Sci-fi novel now available from DC member kyrathaba! on: October 28, 2014, 11:34:23 PM
I want Volume 2!!  tongue

+1
120  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY PRE-RELEASE: Dedicated Windows client for Slack on: October 28, 2014, 07:36:47 PM
This might be of interest:

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The WordPress project is testing out Slack as our main real-time communication platform, replacing IRC and ad hoc Skype chats. When compiling a list of things people liked about our existing options, it was obvious that Slack was all of that and more, including:

Open for everyone
Friendly user interface
Easy asynchronous conversation
iOS and Android apps
Powerful customization abilities
Excellent search
Wait, replaces IRC? Yes. WordPress has always used Freenode for its real-time communication, and we’re especially grateful for what Freenode and IRC have done for Free and Open Source Software projects.

More at
https://make.wordpress.org/chat/
121  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: (Hypothetical): If DC Grouped Together...What could be achieved? on: October 27, 2014, 09:44:16 PM
FWIW and kind of on that topic, WordPress with something like Advanced Custom Fields is really nice. I am currently working on something using both.
122  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Graphics Designers - DOCO NEEDS YOU! on: October 25, 2014, 03:31:25 PM
Is there an official Cody svg or png?
123  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: auto wifi on: October 25, 2014, 01:07:22 PM
So kalos needs a form filler I guess, forgetting it has nothing to do with phone but the browser?
124  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: auto wifi on: October 25, 2014, 11:55:07 AM
Android wifi with credentials doesn't auto connect?  Thought that's always the case, I know of people having the exact opposite problem, connecting when they don't want to and having to uncheck settings/'forget' connections
125  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Massive malvertising campaign on Yahoo, AOL and other sites delivers ransomware on: October 24, 2014, 12:18:41 PM
Actually I would feel more secure getting the program from Softpedia or FileHippo than the author's site. Certainly when it comes to bigger software like Avast for example.
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