Category Archives: Technical

I’ll use this category to discuss technical issues I run into.

Good-bye, Hewlett-Packard

Today I got rid of the least satisfactory desktop computer I ever bought, an HP Pavilion Slimline s5280t.  If you have one of these loads of crap, and it’s still running, buy a new replacement immediately and transfer everything.  If you … Continue reading

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Damn you, Hewlett-Packard!

I haven’t done a tech rant in a while so I guess it’s time. We have a several year old HP printer, a PhotoSmart C7280 all-in-one (print/fax/copy/scan).  The printer runs like a clock.  The HP software just died on me … Continue reading

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FireFox 6 – Don’t!

If you are one of the fortunate people who is still using FireFox 5, or possibly still using FireFox 3.6.x – ignore the repeated requests to upgrade to FireFox 6!  Stay put.  FireFox 5 was a perfectly stable platform.  FireFox … Continue reading

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Testing PHP Upgrade

This post is actually a test to see if I can post, so far so good.  I’ve upgraded PHP on my site to 5.3.6 to see if WordPress still works.  I think so.

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The joys of WordPress – Not

I think I’ll probably stay with this, but it’s absurd.  WordPress can’t handle HTML.  In either of the two editors I’ve tried.  I create what looks like a normal page in the editor, and when I review it, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Updating the site

I’ve decided to modernize.  I’m rebuilding my site, as you can probably tell, in WordPress.  My main blog will still be Hedera’s Corner, on Blogger, but I’ll put in occasional personal updates here.

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