Just switched to the amiwm desktop for my Linux installation, I am typing this in a custom build of Emacs. This is GNU Emacs, one component of the GNU/Linux operating system. GNU Emacs 23.1.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) of 2010-04-01 on deusexmachina-matrixCopyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. To follow a link, click Mouse-1 on it, or move …

I have just installed Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope once more, and I will see>how I go with this, I have just installed the ubuntu-restricted-extras and I should be able to play just about any format I want to. My Windows XP installation is playing up so I sacrificed the disk space occupied by Windows 7 and …

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 8.10 kernel to 2.6.28.7 and now, the alsa sound works, which is way better than the deprecated OSS system that Ubuntu uses by default. And it was not very hard to do either, once I worked out how the mkinitramfs program worked, I was fine. $ uname -aLinux deusexmachina …

I have found a site here I found useful when I had to install Xmms on Ubuntuu. http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/ I ran apt-get update after following the instructions and it worked. Site powered by RSS.

New Metacity theme. I have just added a new metacity theme at: http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=62338 This is a good looking SVG theme. Enjoy. And my new GNU/Linux blog is up at: http://one.fsphost.com/goten/index.htm. Site powered by RSS.

I have just got more work done on my facility.wad and I have got some 256*256 pixel textures which works very well with prboom 2.4. I tried this with the latest Zdoom and it crashes, so better to use prboom to play this wad. http://www.doomworld.com/idgames/index.php?id=15922. This map is quite a good looking level and worth …

Just tried to use the Gnome rhythmbox program to play some mp3’s and it will not work properly as it needs to use OSS and I am using kernel 2.6.16.2 and I have an ALSA based system now. And I need to configure it for ALSA but I do not have gnome installed so I …

Here is a screen shot of my aforementioned Linspire desktop. http://www.geocities.com/hungry_mancubus/1.jpeg 1280×1024 Jpeg. This desktop uses quite a good theme and well worth the 5 minutes or so it takes to load it up and get it running. Site powered by RSS.

I have just started using a Linspire 5.0 live CD when I am browsing the web and it seems to be the best way to browse the web safely. It has Mozilla 1.6 and OpenOffice.org 1.1.3 as well as an outstanding Kde desktop. And it auto-detects the network settings and mounts my USB thumb drives …