Fedora 19 Beta Available

Fedora 19 (a.k.a Schrödinger’s Cat), is released

Fedora 19 Release BannerThe Fedora Project has released the beta version of Fedora 19, a.k.a. Schrödinger’s Cat. With this release we are seeing the launch of GNOME 3.8, KDE 4.10 and KScreen, MATE 1.6 as well as an entirely new First Boot experience to get you more quickly on the desktop.  On the LAMP side of things, Fedora 19 introduces MariaDB (an enhanced fork of the MySQL server project), PHP 5.5 and (at long last), Node.js.

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WordPress: Auto-Tag Comment Spam

This little gem of a tip recently discovered on Twitter.  It is a simple method of automagically flagging spammy comments on your WordPress blog, based on their typical usage of really long URLS.  The feature is easily implemented via a few lines into your (child) theme’s functions.php.

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copy.com A New Cloud Storage Provider

copy.com Crane LogoIf you have been around the internet for a while, you will likely be familiar with the Heavy Hitters in the Cloud Storage market. These providers, such as Dropbox, Box and Microsoft’s SkyDrive all offer a rather small amount of free storage, in the hopes that users will need extra space and fork out the cash for their respective premium services.

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QR Code Generator from Zebra Crossing

Need a QR Code for something?

If you ever find yourself in need of a QR Code generator, follow the link below to try the Zebra Crossing QR Code generator. The generator has the ability to create codes for Phone Numbers, Detailed Contact Information, URLs and a bunch more. The main project website can be found at http://code.google.com/p/zxing/ where you can read about the project’s roots and get a link to the Android tool for offline (and online) code deciphering.

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