Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Coming Soon…The Good Ol’ Days!

[2009-02-25 @ 11:10 AM PST] The new blogs are UP NOW! blogs.secondlife.com (note the extra “s”, the singular will also redirect to the new blogs soon). [11 AM PST] WE’RE SO CLOSE! [8 AM PST] Pardon the mess, it’s temporary. … Continue reading

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Is your password safe?

It’s officially time to do a reality check on all of your passwords. Did you see the chaos when high-profile Twitter accounts were recently hijacked and used to send out messages in the names of those folks? How embarrassing. Creating … Continue reading

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Where to Find Updates from Linden Lab

Hi, Katt Linden here with a roundup of our main methods of communicating with you. First, I want to acknowledge that I have heard your concerns and complaints about the changes to the blog and the login screen. In answer … Continue reading

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New First Look for SLim

We’re happy to announce a new First Look for SLim, a new voice and text instant messaging client. SLim’s technology is provided by Vivox (www.vivox.com) and developed in partnership with Linden Lab to work with the Second Life viewer.  SLim … Continue reading

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How to report abuse and handle griefing – Video Tip of the Week #47

Getting griefed isn’t fun, but this enlightening video tutorial sure is. I collaborated with our peacekeeping Governance Team to teach you how to file effective abuse reports so you can have a happier Second Life. Action-packed griefing and conflict resolution … Continue reading

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Default textures and neon signs – Video Tips of the Week #45 & #46

I’ve got a double treat for you today — 2 (two) tips of the week! They’re both followups re: questions I got about Here island o’ Enlightenment, which you should, like, totally visit if you haven’t already. 😉 Have you … Continue reading

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Tour Torley’s island! – Video Tip of the Week #44

You are Here You are standing in a field filled with watermelons, next to a giant Torley head which bids you “Friendly greetings!” Attached to one of the melons is a leaflet which practically begs you to, well, leaf through … Continue reading

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3 cool tools which solve common Second Life problems

^ Pardon that subject line isn’t more specific, so here’s the story: every week, I hear from Residents about “cool tools” that help smooth Second Life situations. Not necessarily bugs per se, these are utilities that add value and make … Continue reading

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What’s new in Second Life 1.20! – Video Tip of the Week #43

HATE reading? LOVE reading yet want to watch me excite you about what’s new in Second Life 1.20? To commemorate the debut of Second Life 1.20 as the main viewer (following its graduation from an enduring Release Candidate), guess what … Continue reading

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*20 Video QUICKTIPS* to ultracharge your Second Life!

YAYZERAMA! Back by popular demand, it could only be a matter of time before another round of QUICKTIPS arrived. This series is warmly treasured by Second Life Residents for delivering the goods — not counting intro/outro, 😉 each tip is … Continue reading

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