Monthly Archives: December 2014

ubuntu alternatives

as well as the select-editor command ubuntu update-alternatives lets you make your favorite browser, texteditor etc your default

find out what your default apps are currently with

$ su -
# update-alternatives --get-selections

use update-alternatives –config to interactively change a single alt

$ su -
# update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator

or if you have a lot of spare time you can set ALL your favorite default apps

$ su -
# update-alternatives -all

build responsive sites with css viewport percentage lengths and test them with goog mobile tester

build responsive sites with css viewport percentage lengths

test them with goog mobile tester

Opera’s Coast browser gets Turbo feature, discovery and more

Gigaom

The Norwegian browser firm Opera has released version 4 of its Coast browser for iOS, adding the data-compressing Turbo feature that’s already in its other browsers. The feature saves money on data use and makes for faster browsing.

Coast is a sort of experimental browser for Apple devices that eschews tabs and such things in favor of a more content-centric approach. To that end, the new version also includes [company]Opera[/company]’s Discover feature, which makes it easier to find new content from across the web without needing to use a search engine as such.

“We want to take our commitment to content a step further in the latest edition of Opera Coast,” product manager Huib Kleinhout said in a statement. “Browsers of the future need to treat the web like a candy store, and re-imagine the best way to help users find, access, enjoy and share their favorite content. There’s…

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google renames “zeitgeist” annual search stats “trends”

google renames “zeitgeist” annual search stats “trends”

  • 2011 http://www.googlezeitgeist.com/en/
  • 2012 http://www.google.com/zeitgeist/2012/#the-world
  • 2013 ?
  • 2014 http://www.google.com/trends/2014/

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