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I’m Branding — Renewed

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The Avatar I created for myself, about a month ago, has been generating a lot of popularity.

That’s why I chose to republish it under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike license.

Here it is:

 Avatar 50×50
50×50 px

Please, don’t use it as your own avatar. 🙂

Sincerely,
Stojance Dimitrovski

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Written by Act1v8

October 17, 2007 at 7:09 pm

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The Photo. On BoingBoing

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Scroogled Poster

A couple days ago (maybe there’s a week or so) I created this Photo for a really cool story called Scroogled, about Google turning bad from Cory Doctorow. I liked the story so much I created a poster for it.

Today, 11 October I saw the same picture up on BoingBoing.net (one of the most read blogs in the world)! I couldn’t believe my eyes! Approx. 1.7 Million people are looking at my photo! Cool!

Thank you Cory for posting my picture! I love Creative Commons!

Written by Act1v8

October 11, 2007 at 1:48 pm

Make Banshee Recognize Your Mass Storage Device As A DAP

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I have this cool phone, music phone, from Nokia. It goes by the name N91. It’s a great phone. 4 gigs of Memory, on a HDD, and arround 5 MB internal phone memory (even though the HDD isn’t detachable 🙂 ). Every time that I want to add new music to it I have to do it manually. Connect the phone to the computer, use Nautilus to transfer songs, if they are Ogg manually convert them to MP3 and so on…

As Banshee is the player I use, which has great DAP support, I wanted it to see my phone as a DAP (well it should, it’s a music phone). There were two ways:

  1. Teach HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) that the phone is a DAP; very hard — humans are smarter: so is Banshee
  2. Create a .is_audio_player file inside the root directory of the Mass Storage Device — my phone.

Then you need to add a few lines into the file:

audio_folders=My Music/
folder_depth=2
output_formats=audio/mpeg,audio/mp3,audio/x-aac

Now you can start Banshee and sync up the phone. Great!

P.S. This works with the newest Rhythmbox too!

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October 7, 2007 at 4:46 pm

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