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HOWTO: Transfer OTR private keys between Adium and Pidgin

I recently re-installed Ubuntu on my home computer, and wanted to move my office Mac’s Adium OTR key and collected fingerprints over to the new install. I had some trouble, but got it eventually, so I wanted to document the process. The first step is to make sure you’ve got Pidgin and Pidgin-OTR installed on […]

Getting the SoundCloud Record button to work in Ubuntu

Since it was introduced, the SoundCloud Record button has been hard to get to work in Ubuntu and other GNU/Linux distributions. Fortunately, my buddy Omid, who is a SoundCloud developer, has found a solution. It turns out the problem is caused by a “Linux-specific security feature” (read: bug [login required]) that prevents a Flash settings […]