Add a “From:” field to gnome-screensaver locked screen

Just a small idea for improving gnome-screensaver.  When the screen is locked, other people can leave messages, which show up as libnotify pop-ups.  It’s not obvious to the person leaving the message how it will appear, though, so I think we should add a From: field to encourage them to sign their name.  Otherwise you […]

Canon refuses to support Linux

I’d been wanting a scanner for a while, and kept procrastinating.  Eventually I got fed up with myself and drove to Staples and bought a Canon CanoScan LiDE 70.  After getting home, I remembered why I don’t make impulse purchases at stores. The scanner seems decent, but does not work in Linux, making it useless […]

Kensington VideoCAM

This is super old-school and likely no one has any use for it anymore, but I once mirrored the Kensington VideoCAM webcam Windows 2000/XP drivers from this site, which are no longer available online: The Unofficial Source for Kensington VideoCAM Support By Orson Teodoro [horsie619@aol.com] http://www.geocities.com/trypt0/videocamsupport.html The text of the website itself is available on […]