I decided to join the internet strike against SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act).
That is why yesterday, my blog redirected to http://sopastrike.com/strike
I believe these laws are bad, and could really hurt our freedom of speech.
Firefox 7 has been released, and it’s fast, uses a lot less memory, and it’s totally awesome. If you haven’t yet, I strongly suggest you upgrade. However, I found only one thing I don’t like. They removed the “http://” prefix in the URL bar! I don’t know about you, but that annoys me. So here is a customization tip to “fix” the URL bar:
- Type “about:config” in the URL bar, and press ENTER
- Tell Firefox you’ll be careful
- Search for “browser.urlbar.trimURLs”
- Double-click it’s value to set it to false
- You’re done!
Now the only thing I don’t like about Firefox is the new version numbering system.
A while back I had used Microsoft’s Live Mesh to sync data between my Windows netbook and our server. The problem with that was the only way I could get to my synced data using my Linux PC was to use the web interface. So a few days ago I tried out SpiderOak because it does support Linux. But then my dad started using Dropbox. When I found out about that I decided I would find out which of the two services where best for me, so I got a Dropbox account and installed the client on both my Linux PC and my Windows PC. After trying out these two online storage services I decided to write a comparison of the two on this blog, so here it is.
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