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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Monthly Archives: August 2006

Q&A With Fr. Vladimir On Authority In The Church

By |August 28th, 2006|

The following reflection by Fr. Vladimir Borichevsky on authority in the church is apropos given the many scandals of our day.

T. S. Eliot on Accountability Systems

By |August 28th, 2006|

Are policies enough to constraining sinful man? T. S. Eliot gave his opinion seventy years ago in his poem, “The Rock”:

They constantly try to escape
From the darkness outside and within
By dreaming of systems so perfect
that no one will need to be good.

What Can We Do?

By |August 28th, 2006|

I thought this article by Fr. Thomas Hopko to be perhaps the best summary I've seen anywhere of how to deal with the various issues of our day...the crux of it comes in his seven points in the second half.

Make Your Web Marketing Goals SMARTer

By |August 25th, 2006|

Top web marketers are always on the prowl for new initiatives to drive volume through their web site. Sometimes picking which ideas to implement can fall into a blur. One solution — make sure initiatives are SMART projects. SMART is an acronym that breaks down to:
S: Specific
M: Measurable
A: Achievable
R: Realistic
T: Time-Sensitive
Putting […]

Chapter Breaks for Each Scene?

By |August 25th, 2006|

James Patterson interesting page-turner technique being adopted by many in industry.

Top 10 Ubuntu apps and tweaks

By |August 24th, 2006|

This article lists must-have desktop apps for Ubuntu such as amaroK (sync to your iPod), CheckGmail, Automatix, Gnome Deskbar Applet, & VLC.

Of notable interest is Beagle:

Beagle is the Spotlight/Google Desktop search app for Linux. However, think more Spotlight than Google Desktop (which is a good thing, because Google Desktop can suck at times). Beagle indexes […]

Ten tips for new Ubuntu users

By |August 24th, 2006|

Some various tips for Ubuntu family users, including this auto-login tip:
By default, when you boot up the computer, Ubuntu will give you a login screen before you get to your X session. From a security perspective, this is a good idea, particularly in multi-user environments or in any situation where other people have physical access […]

Mirror files across systems with rsync

By |August 24th, 2006|

Nice writeup on using rsync to mirror files across a variety of operating systems: rsync – Lifehacker

Make an .ICO from a .PNG

By |August 24th, 2006|

Here is a handy little web application (no software download required) lets you convert between PNG and ICO formats without losing any quality.

Use it at ConvertIcon

Become a Gmail Master

By |August 23rd, 2006|

A nice list of Gmail tips; I especially like the Gmail search operators summary:
Search operators in Gmail work much the same as they do with Google. Type the operator followed by a colon, and then your search term (e.g., to:tips@lifehacker.com). Likewise, you can exclude terms from your search with the hyphen (-).

The search operators allow […]