Getting Started With Mastodon

I recently wrote and article on how Mastodon works; that seemed to get a hell of a lot of attention and positive feedback. However, a number of people asked for specifics on how the user interface (UI) wihtin Mastodon actually worked, and how to get started with the platform. So I thought I’d write a follow up piece on getting started with Mastodon.

Ditching My Smartphone – FAIL!

A couple of days ago, I wrote a post about how I was intending to ditch my smartphone for at least a month. Well, it’s 24 hours later as I type this, and the “experiment” was a complete and utter failure!

Ditching My Smartphone

I think that I spend far too long on my smartphone every day. So I’ve decided to run an experiment where I ditch my smartphone, I wonder how this will go?

How Does Mastodon Work?

This post will tell you everything you need to know to get started with the open source social network, Matsodon. If you’re asking yourself “how does Mastodon work?” this post will probably help.

The Insidious Linux “Community”

I recently wrote an article about my thoughts on Lightweight Linux. Oh boy did that open a can of worms…but a can that was full of trolls, not worms! Nice work, Linux “community”.

The Laboriousness of “Lightweight Linux”

Why do Linux users seem to be so obsessed with their distro of choice being “lightweight”? I simply don’t get it, and quite frankly, I find the whole notion of “Lightweight Linux” laborious. Lightweight Linux is a farce Yes, that’s right. Linux needing to be “lightweight” is a complete an utter farce. Think about the […]

How To Secure WordPress

WordPress is used absolutely everywhere; there are over *76 million* WordPress sites across the Internet. This popularity makes WordPress a large target for attack, so knowing how to secure WordPress is extremely important.

More or Less WordPress Theme

I recently migrated my website away from Ghost and decided to go back to WordPress. Mainly so I didn’t have to maintain a dedicated server for the website. Problem was, I loved the theme I had on my Ghost site, so I wanted to emulate the look at closely as possible. The Hunt I didn’t […]

Can Software Be Alive?

I’m on holiday enjoying the sun, and I watch a tree moving in the wind. My mind begins to wander and I end up considering, can software be alive? Well, can it?

Fix the Large CloudStation System Tray Icon in Ubuntu

There is a bug within Synology’s CloudStation application for Ubuntu, whereby the system tray icon is HUGE. So much so that most of the icon is cut off, and it is a complete eye sore. In this post I will show you how to fix the large CloudStation system tray icon in Ubuntu.