Internet Explorer 10 Plugins

I was genuinely curious how the metro version of Internet Explorer 10 would handle plugins.  I knew already that they would not be supported in the metro version of IE but how graceful would this be dealt with?  It appears that some are handled more gracefully than others.  If you look at the examples below, …

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Sublime Text 2 on Windows 8: Initial thoughts

If you are like me, your first question after sitting down with a new OS is, how is this going to effect my coding?  I installed my favorite editor, Sublime Text 2, to see.  It looks like for non-metro apps like Sublime it just opens on the desktop.  Poking around, I’m not seeing any real …

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The first 5 applications I install, after re-installing windows

This is an interesting issue.  After you finish re-installing your chosen operating system (whatever it might be), you usually address your top, absolutely most critical, needs first.  You can worry about the applications you only use every now and then later.  So, what is my top 5 list?  The following is in no particular order. …

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How to watch errors in Linux as they occur, using tail

I have used this a bit to see what’s going on with Apache, when something goes wrong.  If, while at your trusty Ubuntu command line, you type ‘tail -F’ and then a file name, it will sit there and show you additions to the file as they occur.  This means that you could type ‘sudo …

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