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Archive for October 2012

Quantal Upgrades Mostly Painless. Mostly.

Ubuntu 12.10, codenamed Quantal Quetzal, was released October 18th. I upgraded my netbook over the internet and my wife’s netbook via a bootable USB flash drive made with Ubuntu’s Startup Disk Creator. Both methods were relatively painless and required the expected post upgrade maintenance of re-enabling third party software repositories. There were of course some… (read more)

Favicon Downloader

KeePass2 has the option to select from built in icons for your entries or you can customize with your own icons which are then embedded in your database. I started updating from the built in icons by grabbing the favicons from the relevant websites. While it isn’t very difficult to save these files from your… (read more)