It’s a known fact that eating garlic and onions make you socially repulsive, but garlic and onions also have known curative properties.
Garlic, for one, is known, and I have personal experience with this, to drastically lower blood cholesterol. The downside is that you have to take it chopped and, yes, raw – for at least 2 weeks. Say goodbye to your non garlic-eating friends.
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I was called in at 9 this morning for some routine maintenance, and an upgrade or two of the computer that Just Works.
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For me, a major WordPress Blog annoyance is the WordPress Revisions feature. It essentially saves a copy of your post or page every time you update it. If you share my frustration, here’s how to stop or limit WordPress Revisions and clean current revisions from your database.
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Ever since I switched 1EarthAdventures to WordPress way back when *checks notes*, on 15 October 2005, or thereabouts, I’ve been using this awesome Illacrimo Theme from Design Disease.
However, this is 2010 and my blog has evolved from a Twilight-esque, emo diary, into a blog where some of the posts are actually helpful enough to be linked to and read quite often. So, I think it’s time for a new theme.
Continue reading “A New Theme for 1Earth is Coming”
I just deleted an old Ubuntu off the Journo’s dual-boot Ubuntu/XP HP Pavillion, and along with it Ubuntu’s Grub and her Master Boot Record (MBR), which of course rendered the machine useless. Sigh.
I had an Ubuntu 10.04 Lycid Lynx Live CD at hand (never leave home without it), so here’s how to repair an XP MBR with only an Ubuntu Live CD.
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It’s just the nature of being South African; we love South African things. And the biggest thing to come out of South Africa since Charelize Theron and Pronto Condoms, is the Vuvuzela!
Continue reading “Vuvuzela Set to Take Over the World”
I’ll be the last person you’ll ever see at a screening of a regular football (soccer) game, yet, like many, I find the World Cup irresistible. And it’s not just because I’m from South Africa either.
Continue reading “World Cup Also Has Football Action”
What to do when you only have a tin of malt and no yeast? You stock up on ingredients, go crazy and experiment with a IPA Lager Hops Monster.
Continue reading “Batch 3: IPA Lager Hops Monster Experiment”
Fresh off several failed attempts to make OpenERP work on Ubuntu Sever 9.10, I’m hungry to make something work and so I’m diving straight into installing OpenBravo on Ubuntu Server 9.10.
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Yes, the title of this post is a good question. At the moment I don’t have the answer, but I sure am trying to find it and hopefully, by the end of this post I will have it.
Continue reading “How to make OpenERP work on Ubuntu Server 9.10”
Update: I’ll save you some time and tell you now that I failed in making OpenERP work on Ubuntu Server 9.10 – but if you have even just a little more knowledge than I do, I’m sure you can make it work. I just know too little. But please, do read on.