Category Archives: Software

Mac Tipp: Screen sharing

Screen sharing between Macs is very easy as long as they are located in the same local network. Once the are in different networks it gets a little more – no not complicated, it’s just not that obvious. Looking for … Continue reading

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Cleaning up your browsers tab area

How many browser tabs do you work with on an average base. And how many of them stay open from the time you log on to your machine until you drag away yourself to get a break ? Too many … Continue reading

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Taking (full) web page screenshots (Update 2)

If you are looking for a tool to create website screenshots have a look at the Firefox extension FireShot. Besides taking screenshots from the visible part of a web page it can also create images of the complete page, which … Continue reading

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“Upgrading to an older, more familiar experience”

If you have been “upgrading” (from Vista to XP) lately you most certainly will have lots of fun watching this, this and this.

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Installing Ubuntu is easy…

…however downloading a preinstalled VMWare image is easier. Hint: the password for the administrative user is “ubuntu”

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Firefox: Focusing popup windows

If you find the code snippet: <body onload=”self.focus()”> not work in Firefox 2, this is not a bug. Firefox has an advanced Javascript option called “Raise or lower windows” which is deactivated by default. You may find this option under: … Continue reading

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Firefox 2 for developers

The mozilla developer center has an article about new features for developers in Firefox 2. Among others it covers how to create a custom search plugin.

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