Clarification of Instagram’s T&C’s

by Paul Joyce

Earlier this week I’m sure most people heard about Instagram’s new terms and conditions document being released. The short of its legal rambling nature, it sounded like they’re legally preparing themselves to be able to sell your photos, without your consent or a penny of compensation. Well at 10pm on the 18th of December, they […]

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Trouble verifying your Facebook account (Page 2)

by Paul Joyce

Back in 2011 I wrote an article about how to obtain your mobile confirmation code for Facebook’s API, if you haven’t read it before this article I’d recommend you do so. Needless to say there are still lots of people out there over a year later struggling to get their mobiles confirmed, both for the […]

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Facebook and how to remove trending articles

by Paul Joyce

Without trying to sound like a massive grumpy so-and-so, every update to Facebook seems to make it less about us and what we’re saying, and more about advertising or sharing stuff that frankily I don’t care about. My biggest annoyance recently is the trending articles that are being inserted, at random it seems, around my […]

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Bug: gedit & apps not being listed in Unity when open

by Paul Joyce

Usually in Ubuntu any open applications show themselves in Unity with an icon and a tiny white arrow. Multiple white arrows donate an application or window opened several times, e.g. the image on the right shows Thunderbird, Skype and Chrome open. Active windows have an additional white arrow on the other side of the icon, […]

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Clementine shortcuts not working in Ocelot 11.10

by Paul Joyce

With my passion for Ubuntu dropping every major release, this article explains how to work around Clementine’s (and probably other programs) keyboard shortcuts not working in the new Ocelot 11.10 version.

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Rant on Ubuntu’s annoying Unity bar

by Paul Joyce

With the recent major releases of Ubuntu’s operating system, the Canonical guys have done away with accessibility, functionality and common sense. In its place we have ‘Unity’ and icons big enough to eat off of. Enclosed is a 500 word rant on the matter. Enjoy.

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Ubuntu 11.10 = The final nail? Not loading after Linux update

by Paul Joyce

As per the usual 6 month release cycle of bizarely named Ubuntu major updates, October 2011 heralds the launch of ‘Oneiric Ocelot’ to our machines. (This is major release 11.10) Although I love Ubuntu for all the ethical, community and stability sides to it, the releases of 10.xx and now both 2011 releases have driven me slightly […]

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Not receiving a mobile confirmation code from Facebook?

by Paul Joyce

Updated November 2012, new article posted: If the information below doesn’t help, I’ve posted a second article that supplies some more suggestions on how you can get your confirmation code to work. Check out the new articles: More help with Facebook Confirmation Codes when you’ve tried these more likely suggestions. Ahhhh Facebook, the royal thorn in everyone’s […]

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