Archive for October, 2009

Compiz sometimes gets bad press because of the gimmicky, bling nature of some of the plugins. Whilst it’s hard to see the real-world benefit of painting fire or rain drops on the screen, on the other hand it has to be said that Compiz gives Linux the wow factor that certain users are drawn to. […]

Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 16:00 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux

Sometimes the Windows system tray icon used to safely remove USB hardware disappears. It is not a good idea to simply unplug the USB device, especially a memory stick or hard drive, since this can lead to data loss or corruption. Also, the disk will not be unmounted cleanly and you may face issues when […]

Monday, October 5th, 2009 at 14:13 | 0 comments
Categories: Windows