Ross of Simplehelp has published detailed step-by-step instructions regarding how to watch YouTube videos in the Ubuntu Media Player.
Want to give Finder a background image? Mac OS X Leopard makes this possible — just follow these instructions from the Tech-Recipes tutorial cookbook.
Digital Inspiration shows why you should never trust a web hosting server to back up data. Space on a web host may be cheaper than an actual online backup service, but you may find your data suddenly deleted by a web hosting provider whose TOS prohibits using their resources for file backup.
All Things Marked shows you how to send text messages from AIM. The method is dead simple: add a buddy whose screen name is a ten digit phone number preceded by a plus (+) sign, then IM that buddy to send your txt. Not only is it easy, but it doesn’t put an outgoing charge on your phone bill (charges may apply for the recipient).
The PortableApps.com suite is a set of applications that can be installed and carried around on a USB thumb drive. Regardless of which computer you use, the applications and their settings reside on your memory stick. To set up your own PortableApps thumb drive, follow step-by-step instructions from Simplehelp.
Alex King’s Popularity Contest plugin for WordPress generates a fatal error when you attempt to activate it. Fixing the fatal error involves changing only one line of code — just follow Blogvaria’s instructions.
Link via Andrew Daum.