FLV Player For Linux

August 30th, 2008

I’ve seen this question a few times on various Linux forums – how do you play FLV files (AKA Flash video) on Linux? – so I figured I’d write up a short post about my favorite Linux FLV player. As you would expect, it’s open source and it can [...] Continue Reading…


Piracy Is Not Theft : a Counterproposal

August 27th, 2008

Noticed a piece of anticopyright propaganda on Digg. Another simplistic visual aide saying that (online) piracy is not the same as theft. So I decided to make my own, a bit more accurate version. [...] Continue Reading…


The Lonely Astronaut

August 23rd, 2008

A short web series of comedic sketches about an extremely angry astronaut stranded on the Moon. The good aspects include ebjoyably predictable plot twists and cliches set in an unusual environment. The bad aspects… well, pretty much the same. The whole thing (all 6 episodes together) is less than [...] Continue Reading…


OCPU 2.4.x – Cute Icons And Random Tweaks

August 21st, 2008

The soulless hulk of Progress trudges on…

I’ve ranted before about how the One Click Plugin Updater is slowly becoming obsolete now that WordPress has an automatic upgrade feature built into it’s core, but OCPU is still the most popular plugin I’ve ever released, so I continue updating it and [...] Continue Reading…


How To Enable Regedit

August 19th, 2008

If you get the error saying “Regedit has been disabled by the system administrator” when trying to use the Windows XP registry editor, fear not. There is an easy way to re-enable regedit.

Click Start -> Run… and enter this command (all on one line) :

REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableRegistryTools [...] Continue Reading…