Tag Archives: Linux

Installing Brother Print Drivers on Linux Mint 17

I’ve had HP printers for the last several printers we’ve owned and their Linux support has been spot on. Basically Linux can “see” the printer directly and the print drivers have been one of the options listed from the CUPS print driver options. I have grown unimpressed with HP as… Read more »

World Memory Project – Windows Only – WTH?

You may not know this factoid about me, but I’ve been researching my family history, doing the whole Genealogy thing. Ancestry.com is an almost ‘must have’ subscription to help speed along the research. You can do a lot with free web sites and lots of research, but Ancestry.com helps. I… Read more »

Linux notify-send – time parameter ignored

I’m trying to add some notification capabilities to a cross-platform application that I am building. On Linux I was happy to find the notify-send utility which does a nice job of notifying the user that something occurred inside of the application. Something was strange about it though. The expiration-time parameter… Read more »