Using a Work Diary to Prevent Project Chaos

Do you email work notes to yourself but can’t remember when or where you sent them? Have you ever spent hours trying to find a fact or a piece of evidence in your loose collection of text files and Word documents? Have you ever lost a thought entirely because it was never recorded at all? […]

Setup a Portable DokuWiki Instance in Windows

DokuWiki is a great wiki engine with minimal requirements that usually gets used to build small public web sites and teams’ documentation collections. It’s also a good place to keep your personal notes. This howto will show you the quickest way to get DokuWiki up and running in Windows, with a portable launcher script that […]

Getting Work Done in Zim

On 11 December 2013 I gave a talk about how to take notes and organize your thoughts in Zim Desktop Wiki, at the LibrePlanet Boston Desktop GNU/Linux Users Group. As soon as I get around to it, this page will be replaced by an article based on my talk, and hopefully audio and video of […]

Seamless Remote Linux Desktop in Windows

This howto describes how to setup your Windows desktop to login remotely to a Linux host and run programs in local desktop windows. In other words, you get seamless access to local and remote apps without jamming all your remote apps into a remote desktop window. You will even be able to run the XFCE […]