Tag Archives: Ubuntu

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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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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John’s Birthday

Well, it happens to all of us.  Another birthday. When we are young, we look forward to our birthdays, as we get older, we don’t really care to be reminded that we are growing older. This year, though, I was … 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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My HP Laserjet 4Si Behemoth

Up to this point, our main computer printer has been a HP Photosmart D5360 inkjet. It is a very nice printer, but as you probably know, the price of ink is outrageous. I refill my own ink cartridges, which helps; … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 8.10

If you frequent McDougallsHome.net, you may have seen the widget displayed above. What is this “Ubuntu 8.10” thing? Your computer, that you are looking at right now, has an “operating system” that controls the computer and runs the programs you … Continue reading

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New Life For an Old Computer

(Updated – Original Post Sept 1, 2008) I have a quite old Toshiba laptop. Carol and I are going on a missions trip to Moldova in October.  Many on our team to Moldova are bringing a laptop computer along so … Continue reading

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FastStone Image Resizer

Have you wondered how I got those nice frames around my photos? And, how about the text or “watermark” with our web site lightly on the photos?  I use a great free program called FSResizer by FastStone.  Visit them at … Continue reading

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