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Howdy,

I'm considering blogging, however i'm relatively very new. I like to write, and don't care who reads it, or how many. (Aside from avoiding non work related writing, I like my job, ).

I'm needing, if people can suggest, a blog site, best couple out there to consider.

Also needing a blog app, that's compatible with that website, so I can direct blog, for Ubuntu, Windows 7, iPad, and Samsung Galaxy Vibrance Android.

If anyone has some suggestions, i'm all ears to learning about this whole world that i'm opening myself to.

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Blogspot.com is pretty much the be all and end all.

Comps
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Blogspot.com is pretty much the be all and end all.

Comps
Great site, checked it, any suggestions for a progy, even if it's different ones, but universally still?

I have Adobe contribute, if that works, however i'm curious for ipad/droid/ubuntu? This is so I can open up either, wherever I am, whenever I am, and just jot down my brainstorm / writing moment of the day/week on the go?

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Blogspot is so 2005.

WordPress.com, has iPhone and Android apps. And there are a bunch of Linux blogging apps that will talk to it, too. Dunno about Windows, but I imagine it will have some kind of app available somewhere.
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Blogspot is so 2005.

WordPress.com, has iPhone and Android apps. And there are a bunch of Linux blogging apps that will talk to it, too. Dunno about Windows, but I imagine it will have some kind of app available somewhere.
I think with adobe contribute, i'm covered for blogging on windows, but i'll check wordpress, have heard of that one a few times in the past. Thanks!

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I personally prefer setting up my own WordPress installation on my own domain, but you need to know how to manage it if you want to go down that route. It's more flexible, but far easier to break. Wordpress.com blogs disallow plugins and stuff so you can't do as much but you'll have a harder time wreaking havoc on your blog.
    
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I personally prefer setting up my own WordPress installation on my own domain, but you need to know how to manage it if you want to go down that route. It's more flexible, but far easier to break. Wordpress.com blogs disallow plugins and stuff so you can't do as much but you'll have a harder time wreaking havoc on your blog.
A home host would be nice, or personal domain, but presently dun have. (Well kinda through isp, but honestly 20mb's storage, waste of time... I can fit I think a dozen floppy's or just a hint more there... yay...booh...

I've not been able to get tweet deck to work with wordpress, no option oddly, but I am installing one from the ubuntu software centre, blogilo , Has anyone used it/like it?

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I've always liked adding blogs to my own websites. So that might be something you want to do, It won't be free however so maybe you want to start on a free one (blogspot) and move over to more custom type blogs in the future? Goodluck and send me a link when it's up id like to read it
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I had an issue with blogilo running, an odd error, however upon quick google seeking, found this.

http://www.thereforesystems.com/blog...t-to-database/

It assisted me in fixing the server connect error or whichever, and made it possible to load.

I'll post up an invite here later today, for the blog, as I think it's my first, so it'll be rough, ish, ^_^

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Here's a link to my first ever trial/error blog post, perhaps it'll link, however i've disabled the googling for me feature, well, public googling that is. Hope it works,

- Le_Loup

http://rmleloup.wordpress.com/2011/0...-it-here-tada/
    
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