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Posted 12-20-2011 at 09:41 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

Hello. My user name at LQ is "hydraMax", but my real name is Christopher. If you wish to communicate with me, I have private messaging enabled. If you wish to communicate with me outside of LQ, send me a private message and we can exchange e-mail addresses.

I'm hoping to use this blog primarily to draw attention to the work I do and the projects with which I'm involved, usually available at my Web site, What do I do? Well, it is hard to summarize because...
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You never stop learning.

Posted 12-20-2011 at 08:01 PM by peonuser
Updated 12-20-2011 at 08:02 PM by peonuser

Was on a learning to cook theme for a while. That is waning, though there are still a few recipes I would like to try. Now I really want to get into electronics. Most of what I have done has been monkey see monkey do stuff. Mostly in the area of pc parallel port control. Did build a transistor multi-vibrator. My latest simple project is this: May make several and attach them to the pc. Adding a switch of course.

Still want to...
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How to install Rogue in Ubuntu

Posted 12-19-2011 at 01:12 PM by Telengard (Here are some things which I hope will be helpful.)

Rogue is in the bsdgames-nonfree package. Ensure the multiverse repository is enabled and install the bsdgames-nonfree package in your package manager.

sudo apt-get install bsdgames-nonfree
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Gnome 3 Tip - Quick Application Search

Posted 12-19-2011 at 01:07 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

Gnome 3 will search the "comments" value of .desktop files when you start typing in the search box of the overlay screen. This search will include symbols and punctuation as well. This means that there are various ways to exploit the system and start grouping applications by symbols.

1. Copy your favorite applications' .desktop files from /usr/share/applications to ~/.local/share/applications
2. Edit the comments section to include a symbol for a group. E.G....
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playing around.

Posted 12-18-2011 at 06:28 PM by peonuser

Found a command line graphical web browser called Arachne. Used it with dos many years ago. Installed but having a devil of a time to work with my video card/monitor setup.

Also playing with qb64. It will compile my old qbasic code, but does not install properly. Need to do some research.

Found a neat hack where you can get your computer to sing with festival.

Fixing to hook up the power train to the robot.

Setup two machines with festival...
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