Monthly Archives: July 2008

New Compiz Shatter Effect!

Digg This! For a while now, I’ve wanted an effect for Compiz Fusion that makes closing windows look like shattering glass. I finally got around to coding it up, and am pretty pleased with the results! Take a look at … Continue reading

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Banshee, Music Player by Day, Comedian by Night

I just thought I’d share a hilarious screenshot Banshee provided me yesterday while listening to music. Note what I circled in red, under “Recommended Artists” Full screenshot is here, if you’re really all that interested.  😀

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Unboxing the FreeRunner

Last Tuesday, my Openmoko Freerunner showed up in the mail. Here’s unboxing photos! I don’t really want to make rash comments about the software yet, as it will take a me a bit to acclimate to the state of the … Continue reading

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VLC gets a New Face

I do a bit of development with VLC for my work and for fun. I’m just a baby multimedia hacker, but hunting for bugs in VLC and writing new features has given me a ton of experience in wading through … Continue reading

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New Triangular Tessalations for Compiz

I actually coded this up a few weeks ago, and published the code, but didn’t tell anyone about it, so I figure its past due to try to get the word out. Basically, in addition to the being able to … Continue reading

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Banshee 1.0, A Great Gnome Media Player

Banshee 1.0 was released in the recent past, and I just got around to installing it to give it a whirl. All in all, I’m impressed. I’ve been an Amarok user for the last few months, and before that I … Continue reading

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