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Two computers, one old acoustic system, no digital input: what to do?

Posted 05-09-2011 at 03:07 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

The short answer could have been "utilize analog and digital inputs" but my case here is quite old system having only one input.
I didn't really look into this question until I had to, today.
Some days before, when I was experiencing troubles with sound in Steam I installed pulseaudio and during search for it noticed "network" word in description. So I thought maybe I can set it up so I will send sound from second computer to first(over gigabit home LAN), which...
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rss-glx: 3D fireworks screensaver and more

Posted 11-07-2010 at 06:03 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

About two years ago, when I wasn't yet a linux user I saw a video on youtube, a comparision of two laptops, one running Ubuntu, another windblows vista.
at some moment of video the guy starts some ugly screensaver from windblows, something looks like old "pipes" from older versions of the system and then, starts this outstanding 3d screensaver with fireworks exploding under the clouds in ubuntu laptop. Which is free and opensource, yeah.
I never actually used screensavers...
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Wrong keyboard or why I hate to be not at home

Posted 01-07-2010 at 04:17 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

We're having a hardcore repair of floor and walls at home now.
yesterday after i spent a day in a stinky flat(after we painted a floor) i decided to move to my friend's place(from where i'm VNCed now). I needed to work.

the problem is not only because my friend runs windows and i can't copy files to my server(i can only move them to my webserver so i fetch them from here) or do any other simple operation, but the wrong desktop, the wrong keyboard and mouse. it's not mine, i...
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