James Selvakumar’s Blog

July 26, 2008

A blog editing tool that every blogger must have

Filed under: blogging,firefox — James @ 9:53 am
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I’m a regular blogger using the online editor provided by wordpress. It is quite useful. After all, I wrote all my previous blogs using that.But it was not adequate for me. Why?

– I have to be online first of all to use the editor provided by blog service provider (wordpress).
– The online editor was not very responsive as the drafts were saved on the server.
– Suppose if my internet connection gets interrupted inbetween, I cannot save my post.

These were some of the few nuances I was facing without ever complaining about it. Luckily, I came across an article about “desktop blog editors” today. That was interesting because, I always thought that the online editor provided by my blog service provider is the only way to write/post blogs.

I noticed from this poll that increasingly more and more bloggers are now making use of some desktop editors. So I decided to try some of these blog editors and find which one suits me best. Only two products interested me, they are:



July 25, 2008

A strange mail to support team

Filed under: fun — James @ 2:54 pm

I happened to get this forwarded mail today, very funny indeed.

Enjoy reading this mail to technical support team guys……..

Original Message:

Sub: Girlfriend 5.0 to Wife 1.0

Dear Tech Support Team,
Last year I upgraded from Girlfriend 5.0 to Wife 1.0.


July 22, 2008

Easiest way to try linux on windows

Filed under: unix-linux,virtualization — James @ 2:25 pm
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Ever had these questions in your mind..?

– You are a windows user but want to try linux

– You are interested in trying linux but don’t want to ditch windows either

– You want linux and windows in your machine without disturbing each other

– You are afraid of installing linux as it might make your machine unusable or might destroy your data

If your answer is “yes”, read further…


July 12, 2008

Back to work

Filed under: general — James @ 3:08 pm

After a long……..break I’m back.

I was on a long leave and resumed my office duties just a short while ago.

But I have been reading the comments given by many readers and was really pleased to see some of my posts have helped someone somewhere.

I hope to come out with more interesting blog posts in future.

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