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Very angry with Ubuntu Natty

Cannot believe it.

One day an idiot wakes up and decides to spoil the way system-tray works since Age of Stone. Result? Well, you won't find your app anymore there. In this case, the idiot I'm talking about is the creator of Unity Ubuntu GUI. If you Google around for a while, you'll find a lot of disappointed people not finding anymore their favorite apps in system tray.

Luckily, crazyness hasn't got over GUI creators, and you can add your app to systray-whitelist using the following method.

First, get your current settings for systray-whitelist:
gsettings get com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist

Then, add your app to the above list with this command:
gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist "[ your_previous_list_here, 'wally']"

Since now I'm reconsidering my Ubuntu support. If I have to run after its creators' moodiness, better stay away and dedicate my time to coding new features.

Thank God, I use Slackware.

posted on Saturday, April 30, 2011
at 15:24:42 +0200


Wally 2.4

OS/2, Snow Leopard, more photo geometries ... I cannot type all the new available features, I'm too lazy, so please download it directly :)

posted on Monday, August 23, 2010
at 22:40:14 +0200


KUbuntu Lucid & Wally, 2nd episode

Packages are available. That's all, folks! :)

posted on Saturday, May 1, 2010
at 23:30:34 +0200


KUbuntu Lucid & Wally

If you're upgrading to 10.04 Lucid, KDE4 will crash at boot. To recover your system, just do the following steps:

- Press Alt-F2, type "konsole"
- At prompt, type "sudo rm /usr/lib/kde4/plasma_wallpaper_wallyplugin.so"
- Restart your system.
- KDE4 should start normally. Please remove Wally.

I'm preparing Wally packages for Lucid, they should be available ASAP.

posted on Saturday, May 1, 2010
at 0:38:55 +0200


Wally 2.3.0

Well, a great release! :)

Reasons? French and Czech languages added, a hateful HTTP bug solved, improved history viewer, some issues about Panoramio solved ... do you need more? :)

Nice Wallying!

posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2009
at 10:47:33 +0100


Wally 2.2.0

The title is self-explanatory :)

History improvements, more EXIF information, map for Panoramio, bugfixes, GUI improvements, ... what are you waiting for?

Let's download it!

posted on Sunday, October 18, 2009
at 14:42:33 +0200


Wally 2.1.0

Well, you'll love it! :)

Many, many features added ... and, the best one, history!!! The one I use more, you can review all photos you lost cause you were too busy doing your stuff instead of watching Wally playing!!! :P

Well, enjoy it!!

posted on Sunday, August 23, 2009
at 0:48:15 +0200


Wally 2.0.3

Well, this is a great step for Wally,

MacOSX has been tested ... and IT WORKS!!! :)
Moreover, I found out all those noisy bugs for KDE4. Frankly speaking, I don't like KDE4's Wallpaper Plugin implementation, but I cannot ask for perfection! :P

Btw, let me thank FreewareGeeks for their awards and congratulations, Wally needs that! :)

Nice Wallying!!!

posted on Thursday, April 30, 2009
at 23:08:49 +0200


Wally 2.0.0!!!

Hi guys,

this is a new good week for all us, cause a brand new Wally is out!
Now supports multiple sources like files, folders, FTP remote folders, Flickr, Yahoo!, Panoramio, Pikeo, Ipernity and Photobucket images. It runs under Linux, Win32, and MacOSX (experimental), and it's available in many languages. About Linux, compatible WMs are KDE3, KDE4, Gnome, XFCE4, Fluxbox, Blackbox, FVWM, WindowMaker.

Happy WALLYING!

posted on Thursday, January 29, 2009
at 9:43:50 +0100


Wally 1.2.0 available

:)

posted on Tuesday, September 9, 2008
at 23:06:16 +0200


Wally 1.1.0 is available

Well, I don't have enough time and space to describe all new features, so please take a look to "Wally" page :-)

posted on Wednesday, September 3, 2008
at 21:23:09 +0200


Wally is here!

Hi guys,

A new application has born, you can enjoy it in Projects section.

posted on Monday, August 25, 2008
at 23:14:38 +0200


ClamCour 0.3.6 ( and 0.3.7 on the way :) )

Hi guys, a new version of ClamCour is available, it fixes some compatibility issues due to fdatasync portability.

I'd like to thank Denis for his support and for his testing. He has made 0.3.6 possible.

Btw ... what about .deb and .rpm packages? Old times seem gone away :(

posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2006
at 19:41:27 +0100


Version 0.3.5 released

Did you know that there was an RFC 822-conformant way to write dates in message headers?

Well, now I know it :)
That stupid bug was fixed in 0.3.5 release.

Enjoy it!

P.S.: Thanks so much, Francisco! :)

posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006
at 10:47:43 +0200


Version 0.3.4 released

Hi guys,

I've added a "sizelimit" feature to skip scanning of big attachments.

Enjoy it! :)

posted on Sunday, October 1, 2006
at 13:28:50 +0200


0.3.3 released

Hi guys!

A new version of ClamCour is available. Main feature is the removal of mutexes for threads synchronization, they're a bit hard to control with socket files. I gave a pre-release version to Francisco a month ago, and there weren't problems until now (as far as I know). So I've released it now, and I'm looking forward to your feedbacks ( I hope positive :) )

Two words about some points that have puzzled me for some time, suggested by Federico and Francisco:

Courier doesn't let me know if a message is incoming or outgoing, and trying to discover it isn't a simple task, cause your server configuration can have infinite possibilities. So custom message will be delivered in any case, even when you don't need it. You choose.

Sometimes "sender" field in custom message can be apparently wrong. I've done a lot of tests with Federico, but data reported in Courier's control file matchs mine, so the problem is elsewhere, as far as I was able to discover.

In any case, if you have more infos about that, I'll be glad to know them :)

Thank you guys, as always.

Regards,
Tony.

posted on Saturday, July 29, 2006
at 12:00:57 +0200


Happy birthday to me! :-)

Well, I've scored 30 years old! Should I be happy? :-)

Of course, I am. Francisco is testing ClamCour 0.3.3, and everything is going right until now, so let's cross our fingers :-P, and be ready for a new release.

I would like to thank anyone has helped me improving ClamCour, it has been my best present. Thank you so much, guys.

posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2006
at 9:17:00 +0200


ClamCour 0.3.2

A new version of ClamCour is available :-)

An upgrade is strongly encouraged. A silly bug still remains (Feredico Baraldi reported me it), but in 0.3.2 socket handling was improved and fixed, so it's better upgrade it.

See you in 0.3.3 :-D

posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2006
at 20:51:01 +0200


ClamCour 0.3.1 released

Well, never bet on a first release! :-)

I'd like to thank Federico for "CLAM_TMP_VAR environment variable missing" bug. On some platforms, it wasn't defined in all threads.

Stable release is very soon! ;-)

posted on Saturday, June 3, 2006
at 21:26:14 +0200


ClamCour 0.3 is available!!!

Hi everyone! :-)

Glad to meet you again! I'm sorry for my absence in last months, but I was very busy with my job (I work in Siemens at the moment). At least I've found some time to dedicate to ClamCour. And here's the brand new version, 0.3. I hope that more logging will help me solve some issues on 64-bit platforms.
New features are quarantine support and customizable message to destination recipients. Next feature will be spam module (I hope, and only when this version will be declared "stable").

LET ME ADVISE YOU THAT THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT VERSION!
So please don't run it (or do it at your risk) on production servers.

posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2006
at 22:30:58 +0200


ClamCour 0.3 is coming ...

Yeah, you read right! :-)

Tests are in progress in this moment ... hope that I could release it soon! Anyway, stay tuned :-)

posted on Thursday, October 20, 2005
at 14:20:41 +0200


Gallery is online

Don't laugh too much, please :-)

posted on Sunday, July 31, 2005
at 12:34:45 +0200


Electronic Engineering M.S. Degree

... ehm ... ehm ... :-D

P.S.: Photo gallery will be posted ASAP!

posted on Thursday, July 21, 2005
at 12:47:16 +0200


European Parliament says No to software *stnetap*

All's well that ends well :-)

posted on Sunday, July 17, 2005
at 13:30:21 +0200


Software *stnetaP* (revert it, cause Google is fool)

European Council Presidency adopts Software *stnetaP* Agreement against Council's Rules.

Many software developers have published their rage against this agreement, and they have all my support. We've just made our first step to intellectual regression and software development's stop.

Here I report an abstract from Namesys website, ReiserFS's developer, where they publish their point of view about this matter, which I totally agree.


Equal Source Code Access Is A Civil Right
Copyright and *tnetap* laws were invented to give you an incentive to share your knowledge with the rest of the world in return for a limited time monopoly on what you shared. That is not the way it works with software though, because software companies are allowed to keep their source code secret, but are still given monopoly rights over their software. There is little meaningful sharing of knowledge when binaries only are shared with the world, and all the rest is kept as a secret. The reasons for the existence of copyright and *tnetap* laws have been forgotten, their workings have been twisted, and greed and turf defense are what remain of them. Monopoly interests have taken laws intended to promote progress in the arts and sciences, and now use them to to further their own control over us by ensuring that innovations not theirs cannot enter the market for improvements to software.

Think of software objects as forming a society, not yet at the level of an AI society, but still a group of programs interacting, and choosing whether to interact, with each other. Think of social lockout, whether it be in the form of racial discrimination as in the civil rights movement, Mercantilism as happened a few centuries ago, or the endless other forms of division in human society. Is it so surprising that this evil casts its shadow on cyberspace? Is it so surprising that our cybershadows also find ways to engage in social lockout of others? Most of the cyber-world of software lives under tyranny today.

We are part of a movement to create a free cyber-world we can all participate equally in. Namesys does not oppose copyright laws as they were invented (14 year monopolies which disclosed everything that was temporarily monopolized), it opposes copyright laws as they have been twisted. Namesys opposes unlimited time monopolies which disclose nothing, and lockout all other inventors.

Many others in this movement are opposed to copyright law, even the version of it in which it was first created. We feel they are not acknowledging that a trade-off is being made, and that this trade-off has value.

Yet still we choose to give our software away for free for use with software that is given away for free (e.g. Gnu/Linux). Since we don't have a lot of illusions about our ability to entirely change the world, and it is amusing to sell free software, for those who do not want to disclose their software and do not want to give it away for free, we charge a license fee and let them keep their improvements to our software without sharing them. These fees help substantially in allowing us to survive as an organization.

We don't make nearly as much money as we would from charging everyone for usage rights, but we do make just enough to get by, and that is important.;-) We don't really feel that everyone should follow our example and make their software no charge for most users (it is too hard to survive fiscally doing this), but we do think that everyone should disclose their source code, and no one should design their software to exclude working with other software (e.g. Microsoft's Palladium which makes such a mockery of Athena).

posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2005
at 10:55:00 +0100


ClamCour 0.2.3

Other platform-dependent bugs were solved, so BSD platform can run it. Isn't that great???

posted on Thursday, February 3, 2005
at 23:23:20 +0100


ClamCour 0.2.2

When a "chmod" solves ...

posted on Thursday, January 20, 2005
at 16:59:00 +0100


ClamCour 0.2.1

Sometimes, a little, very insignificant, poor, ugly and bastard ( oops :-P ) environment variable (like TMPDIR) causes a lot of trouble...

Not for a genius like me, obviously :-D

So you can download your "brand new" 2005-version of ClamCour!

posted on Saturday, January 8, 2005
at 18:23:00 +0100


ClamCour 0.2

New version 0.2 is available!

Multithreading bugs are fixed now. Hope you enjoy it.
Btw, Happy Christmas!

posted on Friday, December 24, 2004
at 11:51:59 +0100


Do you feel wind of change?

Everything changes, Tortuga Labs. too.

BeCrux is born, and its site is growing. Soon it will replace actual site, and all will be more clean, fast and useful. This site was born mainly for experiencing and testing. Now that I've enough tools on my hands, I can build my own site with everything I need.

I'd like to thank everyone that visited this site, helped to fix and add, suggested ideas, gived me photos, and so on. Everything you did, will not be lose.

See you in my next life ... :-)

posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2004
at 11:27:26 +0100


Patrick, good luck!

A lovely greeting and embrace go to Patrick J. Volkerding. In this moment, he's facing his battle for survival against a virus desease, and I hope that he will win.

Everything you see here, from foolishnesses to anything good that I've produced, is come true thanks to his dedication. Probably I've never been what I'm now without his work, Slackware shaped (and will shape, I'm sure) my knowledge and ability into Linux world and let me discover my love and interest for that. So I owe him for everything I've done and I'll do. I wish him all best for his struggle, and, even if I can't do much for helping him, my love will follow him along his path, wherever it takes.


P.S.: This is his last message.

posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2004
at 11:22:28 +0100


IceGenerator 0.5.5 Pre-Release

I've released an "alpha" version (working on my PC) of IceGenerator 0.5.5. ID3 and IceMetaL support are working and need to be tested. In the meanwhile, I'm focused on fully POSIX thread implementation and regular expressions support.

posted on Monday, November 1, 2004
at 10:54:56 +0100


ClamCour 0.1

This is the first release of my Courier + Clam Antivirus filter. Take a look into Download section.

posted on Monday, November 1, 2004
at 10:54:46 +0100


Sara is born!

No, that's not a new GPL software! :-)

Now I'm a real uncle!
Btw, these were the names that you proposed:
Elettra, Elaide, Sara, Sonia, Stella, Alina, Anna, Annachiara, Cheri, Cristina, Elisa, Flavia, Francesca, Gaia, Giada, Giulia, Gurdie, Ilary, Jessica, Laura, Lucentia, Manuela, Martina, Maya, Noelari, Prisca, Rossana, Sabrina, Serena and Velia.

Sara didn't win Girl Context, but was chosen anyway. Why? Don't ask me that, I've never understood women :-D

posted on Sunday, October 17, 2004
at 11:44:25 +0200


Gnome Desktop Change

Yeah, TLI hits the road once again!

What is it? Well, just read its description in Downloads section, Linux Software. Hey, btw, don't forget to download it!!! :-)

posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2004
at 16:47:52 +0200


Who said that I'm dead?!

... I have just spent my time for a long, long holiday :-) ... however, good news are coming ... one more gallery in these days (Capri) ... and, most important, IceGenerator 0.5.5 is in final testing. Major changes are ID3 support, ICEMETAL script language (useful to generate dynamic META messages during stream), and many bugfixes.

You have also noticed many changes in my site. Tortuga Cam Live is suspended, cause PC-CAM 300 Linux drivers are very unstable. But I think that random pictures from my galleries will replace that lost.
Another big change is portal data from satellite. METEOSAT and NOAA are now joined in one box with PREDICT, a software that tracks satellites orbits. I'm trying to add a planetary with Stellarium software. Cross your fingers ...

posted on Monday, September 27, 2004
at 0:00:55 +0200


Back again!

New galleries are available! Wear on your favourite glasses and enjoy them!

posted on Monday, August 2, 2004
at 17:28:45 +0200


New names for my PCs

I choose them according to Daltanious series ...

posted on Sunday, July 11, 2004
at 19:29:20 +0200


SCO, when thieves want to make difference.

There's nothing better than a good newspaper reading. According to that, I suggest SCO company to shut up their managers and spend their time trying to produce good software. For anyone that is asking now what is "SCO", it's an Utah's company that sells software applications (??) for "small-to-medium sized business", that records about 80 million dollars in a year of hard work (??).

This is a summary of SCO country manager's interview. He is Orlando Zanni (a perfect idiot, IMHO). This article was printed on "Repubblica" 2004, July 5th, page 21.

OZ: They compare us with who wants opensource death, or, even worse, who wants to make money by legal procedures. I want to confirm that they doesn't bring us a penny until now, they were very expensive. Our profits come from services and product sale.

Rep: What's wrong, then?

OZ: For us, Unix copyright is one of the most powerful assets. Our core business is Unix direct server installations, or with collaboration of IBM, Hp, or others, that install Unix on their servers, or directly to big customers as SCO/Unix systems. Well, main Unix's competitor is Linux. So we were forced to denounce IBM 'cause it began to use Linux, and to copy part of Unix and paste it into Linux, without respecting contractual rules that bind IBM to SCO.

Rep: So they have damaged you creating a clone-product, isn't it?

OZ: We thinks that this situation has contributed to Linux's growth in a little period of time, so it's a natural competitor for SCO/Unix now, cause it is very affidable. We had to undertake legal procedures, most controversial cause they were against final users. One against DaimlerChrysler for contract violation, another one against Autozone for copyright violation using Linux.

Rep: You deserve a "reputation of being quarrelsome", I suppose...

OZ: I don't know if we deserve it, but certainly we have it. SCO only wants to defend rights on its business' core. There's a main misunderstanding: that Linux distributions are free. How can we sustain this competition against a free product, and in the meantime try to conduct a company and pay our employees?

The rest of interview is ugly publicity.

posted on Monday, July 5, 2004
at 20:40:42 +0200


IceGenerator 0.5.4

There isn't a better day to publish new version of IceGenerator ... I'll call it "Saint Antony release" ... in Download section you'll find it ...

posted on Sunday, June 13, 2004
at 10:56:16 +0200


Pat & Stanley rocks!

First time I saw them I thought that it was one of many attachments that go through Internet by email. Just last night I've found that Pat & Stanley are a french show on a local french TV. They're irresistable.

pat_stanley
Visit my Download section, you can find there their funniest movies.

posted on Monday, May 24, 2004
at 22:59:28 +0200


Tortuga Labs. Inc. COMPROMISED!

Let me congratulate with x0n3-h4ck Team for a successful hacking against this web site happened on last Wednesday night. Obviously they've used all known (and unknown) techniques and tecnologies to do that, the way they used to enter administrator's page revealed their powerful knowledge of a secure content management system like PHP-Nuke. I've to admit that risk was very high, 'cause I use PHP-Nuke to store vital data for my systems and users. If someone steals a little amount of this data, he'll track down TLI in an extremely dangerous situation, Anyway, I'm a very lucky man, x0n3-h4ck Team didn't steal anything and didn't alter TLI stability (as far as I know), their respect is praiseworthy.

Ok, ok, I know what you're thinking ... "C'mon, Tony, don't tell us that you've posted this bullshit to let us know that x0n3-h4ck Team is a group of hackers that has the unique purpose of saving Internet from network anarchy ... tell us the truth, real truth!" ... mmhhh ... to be honest, I've a doubt about all that ... not a real doubt ... something strange that I wasn't able to understand.

Let me explain it.
The way they used to let me know their successful hacking was a message upon "Tortuga World News" block. Actually I don't remember the exact content of that message, but the meaning of it was that they did it for my care, they wanted to show me in a clearly way that PHP-Nuke has a security bug.
Well, it sounded like an your friend fucks your wife and, after few days, he meets you and says: "Forgive me, but ... you know ... I'm your best friend ... i've to tell you that ... your wife is a bitch. I did it for you, for your protection ..."
Even if someone can justify him using a rational point of view, no one can state that, after his speech, you can resist from destroying his testicles with a long series of kicks.

That's the way I felt ...

Anyway, let me thank x0n3-h4ck Team again for their support, I really appreciate it. But, PLEASE, use my e-mail next time ...

posted on Friday, May 14, 2004
at 11:35:27 +0200


IceGenerator 0.5.3

Solaris and MacOSX (10.1 is not fully functional) now can compile it ... I hope so :-P

posted on Tuesday, May 4, 2004
at 17:25:21 +0200


Scored

A big cup of milk and coffee, another dummy day full of C++ programming and other silly things .. a click on my web site ... >10000 visits!!!!!! I DID IT!

posted on Friday, April 23, 2004
at 9:51:05 +0200


Another one?

Yep, I can't believe that I've found so much time to dedicate to this project .. 0.5.2 is now available here. MySQL support and telnet interface are new brand features of this release. I'm just running out of good ideas for new improvements :-D ...

posted on Thursday, April 22, 2004
at 19:53:13 +0200


Nuke-upgraded

There are many things that I've to fix well, but I can say that 7.2 version is now a fact.

posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2004
at 17:38:26 +0200


IceG brand new!

I'm proud to announce that 0.5.1 release is now available! More options are available, see Changelog included in package. 0.5.2 is in testing phase, I've added a telnet interface to change options like SHUFFLE, LOOP and METAUPDATE at run-time ... yeah, it gonna grow more & more! Aren't you already satisfied? Well, when server-side of IceG will be (almost) completed, its source capabilities will be extended to playlist .M3U and .PLS management, and a built-in SQL client for 100% Web interface integration.

posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2004
at 10:39:48 +0200


Happy new POSIX year!!!

Greetings, greetings to everyone! Let me celebrate this date as the new outcome of POSIX in Tortuga Labs. Inc. ... Happy POSIX!

posted on Thursday, January 1, 2004
at 15:31:54 +0100


Larger obviously

Porting to PHP-Nuke 7.0 is outcoming, another gallery album was added, IceGenerator 0.5 tests are in progress, my mum is cleaning all over, today is my sister's birthday, I'm actually writing an high-level driver for IBM sales printing systems. Please don't ask me for anything until 2005.

posted on Sunday, December 7, 2003
at 22:57:11 +0100


You can re-flip your monitor

I apologize for wrong cam display, but Linux v4l interface for my webcam automatically mirrors image capture, and previous software wasn't able to flip it again ...

Now you can view my "real world"

A little fix in Amazon box too ...

posted on Thursday, November 6, 2003
at 11:34:47 +0100


Big Brother is watching my room

Thanks, Carrie!

posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2003
at 17:13:27 +0200


Database is save

Thanks to Erberto's contribution, democracy has made another step into its evolution. Voting can go on without worrying about anyone that hasn't anything better to do on Saturday afternoon. :-D

Hope that my super double-key checking addon kicks off all "cheaters".

posted on Saturday, October 11, 2003
at 17:42:49 +0200


More services, more fun

Looks different, isn't it? Weather window, your geographic localization, more galleries added, advanced services for my users, GnuPG key encryption ... I should buy a more powerful server ...

posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2003
at 20:16:43 +0200


Don't blame for that popup!

I apologize for popup window on main page, I know that they're annoying, but for "Pirates of Caribbean: The Curse of Black Pearl" I had to make an exception. There are many reasons underlying my choice. Some of these are: · Best movie of this year
· Funny, brilliant, fascinating, being involved ... there are many matches with "Monkey Island" adventure game
· Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush are fantastic
· Tortuga Island
· Keira Knightley
Maybe there'll be an entire section on Tortuga Labs. Inc. dedicated to this movie ..

posted on Monday, September 8, 2003
at 13:21:13 +0200


When will I stop?

Changelog:

· BBC News on top
· Auto-resizing gallery width according to user screen resolution
· Joined Tortuga Labs. Inc. with Amazon
· Fixed a bug into "Linux Corner" about refreshing news
· Added Security Code into Login box
· Fixes all around

posted on Friday, September 5, 2003
at 20:16:19 +0200


Nuke do it better

I think that title is self-explanatory ...

To Fabio: I don't remember exactly why I've choosed NADIR ... maybe cause ZENITH seemed so usual ...

posted on Thursday, September 4, 2003
at 17:08:56 +0200


PHP-Nuke enforcement

A new web development project has started, adding PHP-Nuke support. After viewing all powerful things that this tool offers, I've decided to integrate its services into Tortuga Labs. Inc. web site.

Stay tuned for all news coming ...

posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2003
at 17:18:00 +0200


There will be need of more space ...

I'm glad to announce that Mariano has joined my company.

To Mariano: I've forget 2 things -
· You can post your news here
· If you don't want your name here at left, you can suggest me a nickname

posted on Monday, July 28, 2003
at 12:40:00 +0200


My little PHPNuke

Added MySQL to Software section. Now it looks like a PHPNuke portal system :-)

Thanks to LinuxHQ I've added a kernel source monitor to Software page.

posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2003
at 10:53:00 +0200


Bugfixes and addictions

As you can see, news can now be posted by Tortuga Labs. users ...

A little bug about quotes pissed me off in these days, but now it's all working.
A new section has been added in Links, and talks about Movies. The first that I suggest is "The Italian Job" ... wonderful ...

posted on Monday, July 21, 2003
at 11:33:00 +0200


I love MySQL

Added MySQL to Stuff page.

posted on Tuesday, July 8, 2003
at 20:59:00 +0200


Berlusconi would say: more services for everyone!

Added SSL security to Webmail service. Now it can only be reached via HTTPS.
Click here to access.

posted on Thursday, July 3, 2003
at 10:00:00 +0200


I apologize for inconvenience

Tortuga Labs. Inc. went offline at 4:00 AM on Sunday, 29 June, by a power failure. How was it possible? Easy to explain ... my fucking government doesn't handle power consumption correctly, so in this period electrical power needs grow and our centrals can't satisfy it. Moreover, as a consequence of stupidity of Italian people, the use of home cooling equipment had a rapid spread in early months, and many idiots leave their coolers working all day, so the entire electrical system crashes. I advertise that other power failures may happen in coming days, so don't blame about unreachability.

Bad news apart, I'm proud to host unzaund.tortugalabs.it. I think it will become one of the most breakthrough site of Tortuga Labs. Inc.
Good luck, Unzaund!!!!

posted on Sunday, June 29, 2003
at 16:34:00 +0200


Damn bugs!

Another pass for bugfixes yesterday.

posted on Friday, June 27, 2003
at 20:54:00 +0200


That's a good one

I've found a new job at ITL near my town. That's how Tortuga Labs. Inc. will make money!

posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2003
at 16:28:00 +0200


For low-bandwidth people only

Added an useful hint in Stuff section that exstimates download time for flash animations ... so don't blame me about your connection's cost.

posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2003
at 16:22:00 +0200


Another one

Links section is now active. Come on surf ...

posted on Saturday, June 21, 2003
at 15:25:00 +0200


Webmail service started

As I've flashed in your status bar, webmail service is now active. Now comes the hardest part: put a link on main page :-)

posted on Friday, June 20, 2003
at 9:50:00 +0200


One more ...

A new 3rd level domain is added ...
giosue.tortugalabs.it
Site is not available for now, he hasn't finished his site yet.

posted on Sunday, June 15, 2003
at 0:12:00 +0200


Growing over ...

Made lot of bugfixes last night ...

Fabio has joined our domain, so you can visit his page clicking here.

posted on Saturday, June 7, 2003
at 13:36:00 +0200


Finally I hit.

Stuff section is available. It's not fully finished yet (I've to add MySQL handling), but for now you can view "European vs. Italian" flash animation ... it's very funny!

posted on Thursday, June 5, 2003
at 23:41:00 +0200


Welcome everybody to Tortuga Labs. Inc.!

Tortuga Labs. Inc. has a brand new site!!!!

I'm waiting for brand new domain also, ''tortugalabs.it'' ... hope active for this week.
In the meanwhile, I'm trying to fix everything for the great date.

posted on Thursday, June 5, 2003
at 16:20:00 +0200


WE'RE ONLINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here we are ... the domain is active, all (or almost all) is working (?)

I'm trying to finish "Stuff" zone. Shockwave Flash file format is a bit tricky, so it slows down my work. It will be finished ASAP.

posted on Tuesday, June 3, 2003
at 12:24:00 +0200







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