Chrome locking up with .pki/nssdb directory error

by Paul Joyce

After re-installing Ubuntu 12.04 back on my laptop I noticed that Google Chrome was quite unstable. I was using version 28.0.3, but every time I opened it up it asked if I wanted to set it as my default browser. Every time I clicked yes. Every time it failed to remember it when I came […]

Tags: , ,

Updating Chromium on Debian 6 (Squeeze)

by Paul Joyce

Switching between Ubuntu and Debian machines, you notice the benefits of both system OS’ quite quickly. The first major thing you’ll probably have noticed with Debian 6 (Squeeze) is that its bundled with Chromium. After a bit of use though, you’ll also notice how unstable Chromium is. Lots of web pages freezing up, tabs not […]

Tags: , , , ,

Font Rendering Explained

by Paul Joyce

One aspect of web design that still limits everyday, is the horrendously poor choice of fonts we have at our finger tips. With only a handful of truly system universal fonts at our disposal, its not a surprise that font delivery systems such as Font Squirrel or TypeKit have appeared to fill in the holes. But […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Facebook’s confirmation code too long? [Fix]

by Paul Joyce

In the ever continuing saga of people not being able to use their SMS confirmation code from Facebook, a user of mine has submitted a solution on one specific bug; how to get the 8 digit SMS confirmation code to fit into the 6 character field. The code they send you is normally 6 digits long, which is […]

Tags: , , ,

Gnome 3 DE freezes in Linux Mint

by Paul Joyce

So its been a few days now in the relm of Linux Mint and I seem rather pleased with it, except for one small yet critical bug. Every once in a while the desktop environment of Gnome 3 seems to stall and lock up, with no prior warning. An apparent random freezing. Once this has […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Goodbye TweetDeck! Hello… umm TweetDeck?!

by Paul Joyce

Okay so as a regular Linux and Twitter user, I have had to live with TweetDecks partially compatible program for quite some time. I’ve tried using the Twitter site (dull and featureless) and Hootsuite (didn’t agree, felt disengaged), but I’ve always returned to Tweetdeck. Don’t get me wrong, the boys over at TweetDeck have built […]

Tags: , , ,

Links and useful footery things…

Copyright © 2017 Paul Joyce. Follow me on Twitter or perhaps Google+