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 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 | 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
Posted: December 17, 2007
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
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 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
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
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
It has been over two months since my last writeup about using Linux for Web development. I thought now would be a good time to revisit that subject and write a bit about my findings after using the new operating system for a little while.
Posted: September 11, 2006