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Creating Linux .desktop shortcuts to Windows apps with the app icon intact.

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Linux, Windows

Spent a good chunk of time figuring out Wine no longer has this baked in, but I figured if I could just find a Windows app that accesses the shortcut API I could get it to work. This command line app fits the bill perfectly.  You might have to direct the shortcut to your desktop […]

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Guess What’s New

December 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment · PortableApps, Programming, Windows

Another new Google Chrome Portable! I’ve been working on other stuff too, really!  Just trying to get the bugs that people report to me out of the way… Biggest change is the Portable Passwords feature.  It’s opt-in so you’ll need to use the INI to enable it since it creates a bit of a hassle […]

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New Google Chrome Portable

October 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · PortableApps, Programming

To celebrate the inclusion of Google Chrome Portable in the PortableApps.com official apps list… I’ve, um, started working on it again and fixed all reported bugs. Downloads: Stable/Beta | Dev Fixed a particularly nasty bug where RunLocally and CacheInTemp were always forced on.  Also themes now work properly between sessions. [Edit: Updated Dev download with […]

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EasyScreenshot.NET v1.7.0 Released

September 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Programming, Windows

EasyScreenshot.NET v.7.0 has been released.  Grab it here, and view the complete changelog here. These changes are of particular note: Added Capture Monitor and Color Picker modes. Added PrintScreen simulation option for capturing transparent windows. Many changes and bug fixes to clipboard code. Tweaks to the overlay, especially to the overlay text. Misc bug fixes. […]

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New Google Chrome Portable

August 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments · PortableApps, Programming, Windows

Details here. Downloads: Stable, Beta, Dev.

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My Headset Annoys Me

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Games, Windows

Whenever my mic stops working, I must remember to try the following diagnostics in the following order to avoid maximum frustration with the dumb thing:

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New File, Updated Files, Sneak Peaks

July 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Games, PortableApps, Programming, Windows

I have a bit of a backlog of stuff so I guess I better start posting some of it.

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Software Picks: ANYTHING BUT iTunes

July 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Software Picks, Windows

So recently I got a $15 iTunes gift card and now a 22-free songs code for iTunes so I decided to check it out. I expected a slow lumbering beast that would try and take over my whole OS so I booted up my favorite XP Virtual Machine and created a snapshot so I could […]

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OpenSearch Google in Windows 7

January 14th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Programming, Website, Windows

I just hacked together a neat little PHP script that allows me to Google search right from Windows Explorer in Windows 7.  I was inspired by this guy.  I don’t wait around for Google, I’ll do it myself.

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Windows 7 Tip: Superbar Shortcuts

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Windows

Shift+Click a superbar button to launch a new instance of that program (even if one is already open). Ctrl+Shift+Click to launch a new instance as administrator.  Great for Command Prompt or a Task Manager replacement. That is all.

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