Monthly Archives: April 2008

Bash ftw

So I had a lot (probably 14k) of mp3’s in a messy file organization hierarchy. They were everywhere, and not organized at all. In an attempt to decrease the entropy of my system, I set myself to the task of … Continue reading

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Flying with the Heron

Well, for all you Ubuntu users out there, you’ve probably already upgraded to Ubuntu 8.04 “Hardy Heron”. I hope the experience went well! Hardy Heron is a significant release, and here’s a few reasons why! Long Term Support Hardy Heron … Continue reading

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Arch, an Awesome Distro for Power Users

Gentoo broke. I loved how Gentoo did not treat me like an idiot, and allowed me full control over my system. I did not appreciate the time that I had to spend waiting, either maintaining my system, or waiting for … Continue reading

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Firefox 3 is Worth the Upgrade!

Today, I ran an upgrade of my laptop, which runs Ubuntu. A nice little feature that came with this particular upgrade is a working installation of Firefox 3. About 2 months ago, I upgraded to Firefox 3, but it was … Continue reading

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On the Toughness of Thinkpads…

Yesterday, I sat on my laptop. Rather, one leg of the chair I was sitting on ended up right on top of my laptop. I was scooching my chair back to get out of my digital design final, and somehow … Continue reading

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Great Job, Creative…

“Piss off the hacker crowd? Why not?” This seems to be the attitude Creative has taken towards providing support for its drivers, at least on Windows. In case you don’t look at internet press, Creative Audio Labs has silenced a … Continue reading

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