I installed a dual-boot configuration during a system rebuild recently and stuck the latest and greatest version of Ubuntu 8.10 on a sizeable partition. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m constantly questioning whether Ubuntu Linux is a viable Windows replacement.
One of the key things for me in making a transition of this magnitude is finding a desktop blogging client compatible with Linux and it also being as fully featured as Windows Live Writer – my blogging client of choice and perhaps the leading blog client software. The thing is, the latest version of Live Writer Beta has some pretty hot features, including a link gloassary which allows you to autolink to a page previously linked to: you enter the last anchor text as previously and it automatically creates the link for you.
I’m absolutely gutted to hear that Venice is submerged under water.
We went to Venice in June and the city instantly earned a place in my heart. I just hope that it isn’t badly damaged and we’ll get a chance to go back someday.
Coleraine Town Hall is the centerpiece of the town. And you thought it was Moore’s!
Here’s another shot taken down at the Thompson Graving Dock in Belfast. In this picture, we’re looking back toward the city and one of the Harland and Wolff cranes towers over some of the modern office buildings that encircle the old dock.
If you’ve ever installed the TinyMCE module for Drupal (or indeed the WYSIWYG module which seems to be the preferred way forward), you’ll have noticed that the default font size is miniscule. My first concern as a web designer is usability. How hard is it to read and edit?