Week Link Wednesday #15 – a Day Late & a Dollar Short

Week Link Wednesday Well, another week almost done! Nothing special planned for the Easter weekend – just hanging out with my family – which is my favorite thing to do. So let’s get down to business:

Do you ever need an old version of software but can find it anymore? I’ve run into that issue a few times and discovered that the site OldVersion.com is indespensible. They’ve got tons of different versions of many, many programs from media players and graphics to security and utilities.

Next up is a bit of nerd humor: XKCD – the self described “…webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.” The site contains adult language so it is not suitable for kids. Here’s a sample: Continue reading

Linux Fanboy Admits to Having Windows on His PC

After boasting to friends, family, and customers that I have not used a Microsoft Windows operating system for several years, I feel the need to come clean: I have a copy of Windows XP Home on my PC – it makes an excellent coaster and works quite well to keep the coffee rings off of my 100% Kubuntu Linux box… I feel as though an enormous weight has been lifted from my shoulders having finally revealed this blemish on my geekiness… thanks for letting me get this off my chest.

Windows XP Home on a Linux Box

The best way to put Windows XP Home on a Linux box.

Free Font Friday #14 – Airmole Antique: Looking a Little Rough Around the Edges

Airmole Antique

Airmole Antique

Airmole Antique has an interesting stressed look. I can’t see using it for much more than single words in a layout due to it’s readability. This font is not a typographic font but better suited to design.  Download it here… but have a look at the sample Airmole Antique PDF first.

Yeah. It's Stressed.

Yeah. It's Stressed... and chunky!