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Welcome to skeedz.com, home of the best hand-picked high resolution desktop wallpapers. We currently have 2,236 images available, with new 1920 x 1200 wallpapers added regularly. Our thumbnail previews are a huge 320 x 200 pixels and all images are categorized and searchable which makes finding your perfect wallpaper easy. Check out the Wallpaper Page to get started.






This is a small collection of some of the applications that I personally have installed on my Android device. These are not the only apps I use, but they are the ones I wouldn't be without. They are all free or have free versions available.



This guide will show you how to install a fast, lightweight XFCE desktop environment on a slimmed down Ubuntu Server mimimal install, and also the packages required to have a fully functional XBMC Media Center on the same machine.



This guide will show you how to convert a DVD movie into an AVI file - using DVD Shrink, VirtualDub, and the XviD codec. There are many other ways to do this, and I've tried most of them. This is the method that works best for me.



Skeedz NewTab is a free Firefox extension created by Diego Casorran that adds a new background on the new tab page from Skeedz's Random 1920x1200 images. Skeedz NewTab is an open source add-on designed to work with Mozilla Firefox 13 and later.



This is a screenshot of my XBMC Media Center version 12.2 currently running a slightly modified version of the default Confluence skin. Click here to see the main screen or here for the movie list view. Get XBMC for Linux, Windows, OSX, iOS, and Android from xbmc.org.



The Skeedz Forums are closed to new registrations and may soon be retired. For now they can still be found here. Other content, such as the member pics page, quotes, and IRC stats have already been archived and removed from the site.



Site News
2014-06-20: Several hours downtime due to planned electricity outage.
2014-01-22: Some minor outages due to electricity supply interruptions and software upgrades.
2014-01-06: 6 hours downtime during server relocation.
2013-12-30: 7 hours downtime due to local storm activity.
2013-12-09: Server uptime record of 111 days finally smashed.
2013-12-07: More wallpaper search tweaks - I hope I've got it right this time :\ Stupid MySQL.
2013-11-20: nginx updated to 1.4.4. CSS style tweaks including border-radius on images.
2013-10-05: phpBB updated to version 3.0.12.
2013-09-19: All wallpapers categorized and titled, more search improvements.
2013-09-02: Switched W3C compliance from XHTML 1.0 to HTML5. No more tables. =)
2013-08-30: New default font for the site as well as CSS tweaks to improve page load times.
2013-08-19: Wallpaper preview/thumbnail size increased from 120 to 320px.
2013-08-12: Server now running a custom (minimal) build of Ubuntu Linux 13.04.
2013-07-29: phpBB updated to version 3.0.11, wallpaper search function improvements.
2013-07-27: All wallpaper images moved offsite to a server with much more bandwidth.
2013-07-25: Server migrated from Apache to nginx and PHP-FPM.
2013-07-17: DNS moved over to freedns.afraid.org for fast automated updates on IP changes.
2013-07-02: Moved house, causing 12 days downtime. F**k you Telstra.
2013-05-03: Back to ADSL connection. Still better than dial-up. ;-)
2013-01-16: Switched from ADSL to cable connection. 2.4Mbps upload speed, booyah.
2013-01-08: UPS back online with brand new batteries.
2012-11-30: Server upgraded to Linux Mint 14.
2011-12-29: Moved house, causing 3+ weeks of downtime. Got a faster line speed now though.
2011-08-28: Replaced the master hard drive with a bigger faster 7200rpm unit.
2011-06-18: Scored a second-hand UPS for the server.
2011-05-17: Downtime due to a round of software upgrades.
2011-03-22: Minor downtime due to loss of electricity supply.
2011-01-24: Installed a third drive into the server bringing the disk total to 4.5TB.
2011-01-06: Installed a second drive into the server for an additional 2TB of storage.
2010-08-01: Yet another electricity outage. Yay.
2010-06-02: Loss of electricity supply caused 2-3 hours of downtime.
2010-05-22: Minor upstream bandwidth increase, 256kbps to 384kbps. Still nowhere near enough.
2010-05-09: New custom server finally online and fully operational. See FAQ page for details.
2010-04-23: Chucky has returned to IRC in all his foul-mouthed glory. Ace has been retired.
2010-03-09: New backup server (Dell) now online.
2010-03-02: Server mobo & PSU fried by Energex incompetence in the form of a power surge.
2009-10-20: Intermittent downtime over the past 24 hours, all services are now back online.
2009-08-22: All wallpapers have been converted to 1920 x 1200 pixels.
2009-08-12: Network outage between 8pm and 11pm AEST.
2009-08-07: Ace is back in the IRC channel. Added a search function to the wallpaper page.
2009-07-27: Network outage between 4am and 7am AEST.
2009-07-16: More electricity outages this evening.
2009-07-07: Forums converted from vBulletin to phpBB.
2009-06-16: Some CSS style tweaks.
2009-06-09: All services are now back online.
2009-06-01: Please use the URL www.skeedz.com to access the site.



Warning - some of the material on this site may be offensive and/or frightening to small children, the faint of heart, overly religious individuals, uptight individuals, democrats, Mormons, lesbians, animal lovers, the socially retarded, carnival workers, and adult film stars. Proceed with caution.