Monthly Archives: February 2012

My Issues With AppIndicators

With the work I’ve been doing on my systray icons in the last few days, it occurred to me that I should probably mention that, when given the choice, I…With the work I’ve been doing on my systray icons in … Continue reading

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Polishing up the Lubuntu Notification Area

Whether you call them system tray icons, systray icons, or notification icons, you have to admit that these things can easily get out of control, even on Linux. Attempts are…Whether you call them system tray icons, systray icons, or notification … Continue reading

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Converting Faenza Panel/Toolbar Icons into Elementary Panel Icons

Icons that look like they’re carved into their substrate are all the rage these days, but if you’re not an artist, making them can be tricky and the Elementary them…Icons that look like they’re carved into their substrate are all … Continue reading

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Making the Pidgin Tray Icon Show Status in Lubuntu

Symptoms On these Lubuntu Linux versions (and possibly others), the Pidgin tray icon never changes to show your status or notify you of unread messages. Lubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Lubuntu…Symptoms On these Lubuntu Linux versions (and possibly others), the Pidgin … Continue reading

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Downloading YouTube Subtitles

A few days ago, for the first time, I wanted to save the YouTube subtitles/closed captions for a video. (It was a Russian newscast about the trolololo guy which wasn’t…A few days ago, for the first time, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Using Twig with Fat-Free Framework: Why and How

Having used Fat-Free Framework 2.x for a little while now, I’m still generally quite happy with it… aside from one thing. The built-in templating engine’s syntax doesn’t offer many advantages…Having used Fat-Free Framework 2.x for a little while now, I’m … Continue reading

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