Tag Archives: software

Windows Dead Mail

Sometime early this year, Microsoft phased out support for Windows Live Mail, their free email client. In a silent update, all mail accounts were switched from POP3 to IMAP. Your collected old mails didn’t go anywhere, and you could still … Continue reading

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Google World

Consumer software is a moving target and any advice I might offer is obsolete three days later. On the tail of my advice to switch from Chrome-based browsers to Mozilla-based, I now read some of the less public chatter and … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces 23

WordPerfect is vastly superior technology for documents. The underlying concept is based on long established principles of formating electronic documents and is self-consistent. It really is the right way to do things. It was also easy to repair and recover … Continue reading

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Avoid Bleachbit

I had a lovely long bike ride today and pictures. I was processing them on my Vista laptop, and Bleachbit activated itself out of nowhere and deleted my entire photography collection. All of them. Every. Last. One. It doesn’t just … Continue reading

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Virtual War 2

It’s the nature of our shared faith. On the one hand, our heart-led path is very narrow, steep and rough. Precious few are those who walk with us. On the other hand, we so desperately need each other because no … Continue reading

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Within Reach

Spammers never learn. Every day in my blog comments here I get at least one spam comment for some facial serum sold on Amazon, sometimes two or three times. I also get at least once each week something telling me … Continue reading

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Installing Linux Mint (Updated)

This is not a thorough and detailed explanation. Maybe I’ll write that book in the near future, but I wanted to offer a quick outline of things you should expect should you decide to sample Mint. Download your choice of … Continue reading

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