Category Archives: Software

How I Add Watermarks To My Photos

Sometime ago, someone mentioned that they would like to add their name to their photos like I do. I do it a couple of different ways, depending on where the picture is located (on my computer, or on my phone).  … Continue reading

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WordPress Jetpack Update Failure

Why am I posting a thing like this on our family blog?  Maybe it will help others that are having a similar problem with their blog.  I use WordPress as my blogging software.  Lately, my software updates have been failing.  … Continue reading

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Jupiter and Its Moons

Last night, (Friday, August 27) my wife, Carol, and I were looking at the near full moon.  There was a bright start to the right and a bit lower than the moon.  Carol commented that she doesn’t remember that star … Continue reading

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My Thunderbird E-Mail Program Is Pretty Smart

I admit it, I have a weird sense of humor. I received an email from Montana’s Senator Max Baucus. You know, the one that helped cram down the multi-trillion dollar “health care” bill down our throats.  Anyway, I use Mozilla … Continue reading

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My First Animation

I did my first computer animation. I decided I would like to try animating part of the Mandelbrot Fractal. Our computers run on Ubuntu Linux; and I used the following software to do my little project: I used “Fraqtive” to … Continue reading

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My Experience Installing Ubuntu 9.04 – Jaunty Jackalope

Ubuntu 9.04 – code named Jaunty Jackalope, was released on April 23. I am always (maybe too) eager to upgrade to the next version of Ubuntu as new features are always added, making it an even better operating system. Yes, … Continue reading

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The Post You Probably Never Saw & Linux

It is very rare that I delete a post after it is published. I made this rare exception yesterday. The post was about a school teacher that reprimanded a student after he shared Linux disks with his fellow students. The … Continue reading

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