Rhapsody on ubuntu using Portable Apps

Written on September 30, 2009 – 10:01 pm | by jcannonsr |

From: http://real.lithium.com/real/board/message?board.id=InstallingRhapsody&message.id=37736 Rhapsody web player on Ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10 AMD64 Simple solution – install Firefox portable (from portableapps.com) in Wine and then install the flash plugin for that. Works like a charm and I didn’t have to mess with my flash plugin for Ubuntu 64, which has caused me a few problems in the […]

Professional Wireless Tools

Written on September 29, 2009 – 7:12 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.metageek.net The Wi-Spy 2.4x is a small portable USB device designed for IT professionals. It scans and displays all activity in the 2.4 GHz spectrum, quickly helping to identify interference, find the quietest channel, and analyze the quality of the signal. Save time and money by setting up your wireless network right the first time, […]

Compare Files with WinMerge

Written on September 29, 2009 – 7:00 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://winmerge.org/ WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

Lot’s of Free Techie Tools

Written on September 29, 2009 – 6:54 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.roadkil.net This site is my collection of applications which I provide free of charge to the internet community. Please feel free to use any of the applications on this site and distribute them to anyone you think might find them useful.

Want to be a Programmer – Start with Squeak

Written on September 27, 2009 – 8:30 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.squeak.org/ Squeak is a modern, open source, full-featured implementation of the powerful Smalltalk programming language and environment. Squeak is highly-portable – even its virtual machine is written entirely in Smalltalk making it easy to debug, analyze, and change. Squeak is the vehicle for a wide range of projects from multimedia applications, educational platforms to commercial […]

Send Files Securely

Written on September 24, 2009 – 1:50 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.axantum.com/AxCrypt/Default.html AxCrypt File Encryption for Windows AxCrypt is the leading open source file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with Windows to compress, encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with individual files.

Turn Instant Search on or off in Outlook 2007

Written on September 24, 2009 – 12:23 pm | by jcannonsr |

From: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA102378331033.aspx Indexing may be slowing your Outlook searches down or returning incomplete results. Here is the article from above: The Instant Search (Instant Search: A Search feature that provides search results quickly with word highlighting as you type. The Instant Search pane is always available in Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, Folder List, and […]

Streaming Radio

Written on September 21, 2009 – 8:15 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.wlyf.com/ Nice and lite from Miami. Makes you feel like you are on vacation.

.net for Linux using Mono from Novell

Written on September 21, 2009 – 8:11 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://mono-project.com Mono is a software platform designed to allow developers to easily create cross platform applications. It is an open source implementation of Microsoft’s .Net Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime. We feel that by embracing a successful, standardized software platform, we can lower the barriers to producing […]

Moonlight – Silverlight for Linux

Written on September 21, 2009 – 8:05 pm | by jcannonsr |

Tried to listen to stream from http://www.wlyf.com/ on Linux only to find out how much power Microsoft has. Got to have their silly plugin. Found an opensource alternative since theirs would not work even though they said it would. http://www.go-mono.com/moonlight/ Moonlight is an open source implementation of Silverlight (http://silverlight.net), primarily for Linux and other Unix/X11 […]