Playing Youtube videos in Movie Player on Ubuntu 9.04

Apparently there is a bug in the Movie Player Youtube-plugin, distributed with Ubuntu 9.04.This bug gives you a message saying Could not open location; you might not have permission to open the file, when you try to open a Youtube video. Fixing it was rather easy. Have a look at the solution provided by M.Srinivasaverman […]

How to speed up very slow Firefox-browsing on Ubuntu

Lately, probably after running some Firefox upgrade on my Ubuntu (9.04) machine, surfing has been very slow. Firefox has used a lot of resources and it has taken a very long time to open pages. Luckily, by disabling IPv6 it was quite easy to speed it up. The steps below should do the trick (thanks […]

Xbox 360 Gamercard WordPress Plug-in: Update

A while back I wrote about Oliver Baty’s Xbox 360 gamercard plug-in for WordPress. Since then Microsoft have changed their xbox.com site a bit, something which created some layout problems for the gamecard plugin. It seems that Oliver has updated his plugin to reflect these change but so have I. I tried to follow the […]