OK, this is my favourite pumpkin from this year’s batch so far – the cyclops. I’d have preferred a taller pumpkin to work this on, but I’m fairly pleased with the result, especially the carved teeth.
Month: October 2009
I asked my daughter what she’d like to see on the first pumpkin I carved this year. And out of an almost limitless stock of gore and spooky images, what did she choose? Spongebob Squarepants, her idol, moral guide and favourite person/sponge ever.
It was actually a little more difficult to carve than your usual pumpkin, but it came through in the end without falling apart.
I’m going through a process of changing my various computer and web passwords. After the much publicised vulnerabilities with Google and MSN a few weeks ago, I thought it might be a good time to change my passwords.
Now, to change your password through the command line, you simply type in passwd and hit return. You’ll be prompted to enter your current password first, then your new password twice. It’s that easy.Continue reading
In the Windows environment, keyboard shortcuts help us get things done more efficiently, without wasting time using the mouse to navigate. Part of the difficulty in migrating to Ubuntu is that many of the old Windows shortcuts don’t work anymore. In this post, I’ve hunted out some useful keyboard shortcuts to help you navigate Ubuntu more professionally.Continue reading