Tag: Linux

Linux Journal: Display Resolution Woes… Resolved?

In our last update we followed our hero as he dove back into Linux once again in pursuit of some sort of tradition in computing. Back to basics, stepping away from the overt overrun every single tech company seems to gun for. As a refresher, I’m using a Framework 13 AMD Ryzen 7040 and it’s […]

Posted: March 19, 2024

I’ve been trying to use Linux, but…

The first time I tried to use Linux was before the year 2000. I was gravitationally drawn to Linux because of the movie Hackers. I had saved up enough money to buy a laptop of some sort (a Compaq if I’m not mistaken) and stumbled somehow upon Linux by way of Linux-Mandrake. If memory serves, […]

Posted: February 15, 2024

AdaptableGIMP

AdaptableGIMP I haven’t forgotten my Linux roots, and always do my best to keep up to date with the progressions there. Admittedly, I’m more passive about it now, but always get excited when I see a new version of Ubuntu come out. Naturally a huge concern of mine when I used Ubuntu as a primary […]

Posted: May 23, 2011

Adding APC to MediaTemple Grid Service

Adding APC to MediaTemple Grid Service | GeekTank. I still use Media Temple’s Grid-Service to host a number of development sites as well as some daily-use applications. I happened to be working on Iron to Iron’s production server, making some optimizations to APC (Alternative PHP Cache) which I use in conjunction with W3 Total Cache. […]

Posted: December 31, 2010

Crop and Resize Images with GD or ImageMagick (v1.1)

A new GD version has been released to complement the ImageMagick crop and resize with JavaScript and PHP. Crop and resize images from within your browser.

Posted: December 17, 2007

I’ve Switched from Linux and Settled on OS X

Two of the more popular articles I’ve ever posted to this site are Linux and Web Development Part 2. In each piece, I documented my transition from using Windows my entire life to working with Linux (Ubuntu particularly). I first began working with Linux at home, I came to really enjoy the operating system as […]

Posted: November 26, 2007

Installing and Running WebKit in Linux Using Qt

Running WebKit in Linux is quite easy now that it has been ported to Qt. This article is a walk through on installing WebKit in Ubuntu Feisty 7.04.

Posted: April 23, 2007

Linux Font Equivalents to Popular Web Typefaces

Linux should not be ignored when thinking about typography on the Web. I’ve taken some time to compile a list of fonts that ship by default with Ubuntu with type that has come to be considered Web safe.

Posted: April 02, 2007

When Readers Choose to Use Their Own Style

User style sheets can sometimes interfere with author CSS. Most commonly, users don’t create their own style sheet due to the requirement of a working CSS knowledge. Automated scripts adding custom style sheets for users changes things up a bit, however.

Posted: March 26, 2007

Using SciTE with TextMate Style Snippets

SciTE is a very powerful and capable editor. Using a Snippets plugin developed by Mitchell, you’re able to mimic some of the functionality that has made TextMate as popular as it is.

Posted: March 12, 2007