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About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Tag Archives: how-to
What is RSS?
What is RSS? What is a feedreader? Why should you care about these? Continue reading
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Mac OSX Finder: “The volume cannot be found”
I roached some of the folders in the sidebar of Finder. I wasn’t able to repair them, but I was able to remove only the broken sidebar items. Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged finder, how-to, mac 66 Comments
Installing a network printer with Bonjour is dead-simple, even on a Windows box. Continue reading
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Sizing up a touring bike
I’ve been reading The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling by Edmund R. Burke, Ph.D. and Ed Pavelka. If you’re interested in LD riding, (i.e. more than 60 miles/100 km or so), this book has lots of advice. Some of it … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged bike, ed_burke, how-to 2 Comments
Problem with Mac OSX Dock not “unhiding”
Mac OSX Dock wouldn’t unhide. How I fixed it. Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged dock, how-to 2 Comments
How to eat sushi
I came across an interesting page: How to eat sushi. I knew quite a bit of this etiquette and information already, but there were a few surprises for me. Hat tip to John at Uneasy Rhetoric for pointing this out! … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged how-to, sushi, uneasy_rhetoric 5 Comments
“Democracy Now!” available via BitTorrent
While I was installing BitTorrent on my Mac, I read the Wikipedia entry for BT and learned that Democracy Now! is available via BT. In fact, they have a pretty nice “how-to” page for BT that covers the basics pretty … Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged bittorrent, democracy_now, how-to, politics 1 Comment
MyNetflix20 (beta) how-to
How I installed and configured MyNetflix20 on my blog. Continue reading
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Web tools for keeping tabs on Congress
Some handy tools for US citizens, no matter what your ideology. THOMAS and Project Vote Smart. Continue reading
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