MyNotex: Note-taking, plain and simple.

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MyNotex is a cool little program for note taking. I have been searching for a program like this. I would just use Google Notebook, but not all of my classes are in areas with WiFi. I have experimented with many open source note taking applications, but I haven’t been thrilled with them. They usually feel… Read more »

Move Window Controls

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The new Ubuntu theme looks great [screenshot], and now the window navigation buttons are on the left. Mac users might welcome this change, and perhaps there is an argument to be made for this arrangement. Either way, I am used to having the controls on the right, and I am sure I am not alone…. Read more »

It is done!

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Some of you have commented on my posts slowing down. For the past year, most of my time has been devoted to producing the album for my band, Power Pirate. Now that that project is wrapping up, I can spend some more time with Ubuntu! What have I missed? Comment and share your favorite new… Read more »

How to: Set Up MySQL Database in Amarok

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I found myself complaining about the slow speed of Amarok. Everything would lag, from playing a song to adding a song to the playlist. Then i remembered when I was setting up Amarok that it let me chose a database, and said the faster ones required extra set up. Of course, I chose the no… Read more »