Gmail and Google Reader as Desktop Applications?

Yes you can. Mozilla Labs has a project called Prism (formerly Webrunner) that allows you to run a web browser like window without the standard web browser functionality. Apart from giving you a more convenient way of launching your web applications it also runs as a separate process than your ordinary web browser.… Fortsätt läsa

Ubuntu Gutsy – Dual Screen Resolution Almost Works!

Ubuntu Gutsy - Resolution on external monitor is kind of ok!I run a 14″ build in monitor on my laptop (1024×768) and a 17″ external monitor (1280×1024). I would like to use only the external monitor when I’m at home and the laptop monitor when I’m not. Getting this to play nice has always been a problem in any Linux distribution I have ever tried.… Fortsätt läsa

Embedding Google Maps broke my WordPress text editor

Today I tried to embed a custom Google Map to my blog and ended up with an unusable WordPress editor! It didn’t even allow me to remove the iFrame -code.

Here is how I broke it:

  1. Created a custom Google Maps -map
  2. Copied the embed-map-html code (an iFrame) to the Code field in WP
  3. Saved the post as a draft
  4. Loaded my and when I saved the blog post as a draft and discovered that I couldn’t edit the post any more

To recover from this it would have been possible to discard the draft but since I had put some time in editing I didn’t want to do that.… Fortsätt läsa

Swedish Dvorak keyboard layout for OS X

For the longest time I have been using aoeu.info for all my Dvorak information. But some days ago when I needed a Swedish Dvorak keyboard layout for Mac OS X I found the site down. I searched around for a while but couldn’t find any Swedish Dvorak layouts for OS X so I decided to build my own.… Fortsätt läsa