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Gitorious Top 25 Free Icon Resources for Web Designers | Speckyboy - Wordpress and Design Please note that this post is fairly old, for the latest free icons you should browse the Free Icons category. 1. Fam Fam Fam (www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/) 2. Brand Spanking New (www.brandspankingnew.net/archive/2006/12/hohoho.htm) 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.Fast Icons (www.fasticon.com/freeware/ 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. and the rest… Successfully fixing a BSOD problem | Ed Bott’s Windows Expertise | This is the very picture of an unhappy, unhealthy Windows system: In this Reliability Monitor chart, the two rows to focus on are at the bottom. That string of Windows failures (and related Miscellaneous failures) indicate the appearance of the dreaded Blue Screen of Death. I’ve highlighted the last appearance, on October 14. Note that the Failure Detail section below lists the error code, 0x000000D1, and examining the blue screen itself shows that the error is triggered in (although not necessarily caused by) a Windows system file called Afd.sys, which is related to networking. As you can see from the chart, this string of errors started on October 1, and these hard crashes were occurring with alarming frequency by October 10. Ran hardware diagnostics. And still the crashes continued. After about five minutes of research, he came back with the answer. The results? And the moral? I have to give props to HP for its support as well.

Turn Your Ubuntu Intrepid Into Mac OSX Leopard This is an updated version of my previous post Turn Ubuntu Hardy into Mac OSX. That post was written six months ago and many things have changed during this period of time: release of Ubuntu Intrepid, newer Mac4Lin theme, better globalmenu applet etc. As such, I have decided to rewrite this tutorial for the Intrepid platform. Disclaimer: This tutorial was based on Ubuntu Intrepid and Mac4Lin RC1 themes. I don’t guarantee that it will work on other distro or other version of Ubuntu. Download the Mac4Lin themes and extract it to your Home folder. Preparing the installation path Next, in your Home directory, press Ctrl + H to reveal all the hidden files. Installing the Mac4Lin themes Open a terminal, type in: cd Mac4Lin_v1.0_RC1 sh Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0_RC.sh This will install the Gnome themes (window border and icons), change the wallpaper and the panel background. After the installation, your desktop should look something like this: Installing the AWN dock sudo apt-get install xcompmgr Install AWN

64 Things Every Geek Should Know - LaptopLogic.com The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. 1. USB – Universal Serial Bus GPU – Graphics Processing Unit CPU – Central Processing Unit SATA – Serial ATA HTML – Hyper-text Markup Language HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol FTP – File Transfer Protocol P2P – Person to Person data sharing 2. If you rolled your eyes here, that is a good thing. 3. Here’s what one looks like: 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

100+ Resources for Web Developers | BlogWell Photo Credit: SMITHMag Update #1 – March 14, 2008 Update #2 – September 22, 2008 Translated into Italian at Geekissimo There is some amazing stuff out there on the Web–resources, tools, tricks, and tips. Problem is, as a Web developer, you spend so much of your time just keeping up with new technologies – learning, playing – and this doesn’t leave much time to go hunting for the latest and greatest tool, or for a better way of doing things. So we’ve put together a list of over 100 resources to help make your life as a developer easier; where to find snippets of code, sites that automate processes, cheat sheets, lessons, useful tools and a couple of silly videos to give your brain a break if you make it through to the end. Code Photo Credit: Josh Lewis 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. .htaccess Creator Online tool to create .htaccess files 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. jQuery jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript Library that simplifies how you write your web pages. Cool Online Tools 20. 21.

10 Killer Firefox Extensions That You Probably Don’t Know About This isn’t the usual list of extensions that everyone is used to using, but 10 add-ons that many may not know about, but can be very useful for everyday web browsing. 1. PicLens PicLens instantly transforms your browser into a full-screen 3D experience for viewing images across the web. 2. You know the times where you have been trying to find something through a search engine, but you have to go through every link one by one in order to find it? 3. With Tab Scope you can hover over a tab to get an instant preview of the web page. 4. This is for those who spend hours on Firefox, including myself. 5. You can view and manage downloads in a small status bar in the corner of the screen, without having that download window get in your way. 6. This add-on makes every word interactive by adding a very handy options menu when you hover over it. 7. If you’re like me and use Firefox on multiple computers, you’ll want Foxmarks. 8. 9. 10. This is by far the best add-on out there.

Thesis Theme for WordPress — Solving the fundamental problems of Website development and design Here at DIYthemes, our goal for 2017 is a simple one: We want to make Thesis smarter and better able to accommodate your website needs. We already made great strides with Thesis 2.3 and its built-in WooCommerce compatibility, and we also sprinkled in some features and fixes that help Thesis work better wherever you want to use it (staging servers, WP-CLI environments, etc). With Thesis 2.4, we are pleased to introduce a new saving/response feedback system on Thesis Admin pages and the Skin Editor. Whenever you hit that green Save button, Thesis will tell you exactly what’s happening. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg with Thesis 2.4. [click to continue…] At first glance, Thesis may look like any other WordPress Theme, but that’s really where the similarities end. In reality, Thesis is a comprehensive template system that gives you total control over your design and allows you to do things that simply aren’t possible with a traditional WordPress Theme. [click to continue…] Not anymore.

Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 Hanging Issues Previously, I wrote the Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 Homegroup Issues, which a lot of people found useful. Today, I am going to write up a ultimate troubleshooting guide for Windows 7 hanging issues. This includes Windows 7 hanging on startup/boot, hanging when logging off, hanging when shutting down, hanging when installing programs, etc. Even though Windows 7 is a big step forward from Windows Vista, it still has it’s share of problems. I’ve had numerous issues with Windows 7 hanging when performing routine tasks on my computer. I’ve tried to collect as many solutions that I ended up using in this guide. I’ll try to make the guide more navigable by using section headers to identify what type of hanging I’m trying to deal with. Hanging While in Windows 7 If you are already logged into Windows and are having problems with Windows 7 hanging while opening programs or clicking on dialog boxes or right-clicking, etc, then you should try the following procedures.

Attention Geeks and Nerds: Use These Sites to Become Super Geeks and Nerds Increase your intellectual dominance: The Learn List Can you use every tool on the learn list? If not; how will you ever design the perfect website to hypnotize a horde of internet users and build up an army to attack Microsoft with? Also remember W3schools for more web for world domination. Programming Tutorials How many programming languages have you mastered this week? Safari Books Online Really good books! Lecturefox How about a free university lecture on a geeky subject like: Collective intelligence or electronics on plastic. You already think like a geek, now look like one: ThinkGeek Every geek knows ThinkGeek but here are a few categories’ you need for your new improved super nerd/geek image: T-shirts for the internets best t-shirts that jocks don’t understand. Design Loot Visit them for a few really good nerd shirts. Make money the nerd way: Make money to buy all your geek gadgets. Ideas! Plant a few smart ideas in your over-sized brain for making money. Triond e-Monetized J-box Dealextreme

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