How to Download Complete Albums from Picasa in Ubuntu

How to Download Complete Albums from Picasa in Ubuntu

Hi there! 🙂 As you might have already noticed, all the photos used in this blog are stored in Picasa Web albums which was the photo service that, in my opinion, is the winner in a Flickr vs Picasa battle (see the Picasa/Flickr comparison post here). However, I don’t have Picasa installed and sometimes I



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Zeitgeist-daemon using all the CPU

Hi there! 🙂 Some time ago I had a problem in my Ubuntu installation. All of a sudden, I had some weird process using all the CPU, causing the computer to become really slow and hot and making the laptop fans go crazy. Since I use conky, I quickly verified that the weird process causing



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Steve Jobs Biography: must read!

Hi! 🙂 This post is going to be a little different from the usual posts. This time I’ll make a short post about an excellent book that I’ve just finished reading: the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. And before you think it, no, I’m not an Apple fanboy nor I am against it. I’ve been using



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Making a Siemens C55 Data Cable

Hi! Recently I’ve been developing a GSM access control system for eLab Hackerspace using an old Siemens C55 cell phone and, as such, I needed a data cable to connect it to a PIC microcontroller. I searched on ebay for one but it turned out that they were a little expensive and I began thinking about



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