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Playing Nicely

Posted 01-26-2011 at 02:56 PM by beetleman64 (Sensible World of Linux)

The announcement that versions of Ubuntu from 11.10 will be shipping with Qt has caused a little furore in the Linux world, as they are attempting to bridge what looks like a fairly wide chasm. Obviously, those in the know will be aware that Qt and GTK+ (the toolkit currently included with Ubuntu) are used by KDE and GNOME respectively, and both have very different design philosophies.

But while this looks impossible, I have to admire Canonical and the Ubuntu community for their efforts....
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Theme Infinita Oscuridad

Posted 01-26-2011 at 11:24 AM by SeRi@lDiE (Oscuridad)
Updated 08-24-2011 at 09:45 AM by SeRi@lDiE

Well I have decided to build a new system. This system will be a full custom rig build by me. The Theme will be called "Infinita Oscuridad"

I am sure there is a few Linux Hardware enthusiast lurking around here...

So far here is what I got in the boiling pot.

Intel I7 2600+ K
Gigabyte A-X58A-UD3R
G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000)
ENERMAX REVOLUTION85+ ERV1020EWT...
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gloves for my feet - part 2

Posted 01-25-2011 at 03:06 PM by Tinkster

The fivefingers are truly amazing. Reached a stage where
I can wear them for extended periods of time on a daily
basis, doing my walks around town and on bush-walks within
the city on a regular basis.

My feet hate being in "normal shoes", even my extra wide
asics feel unpleasantly tight.

I think my posture has improved, and my muscles (calves
and hamstrings) are now coping well w/ the "unusual exercise".
...
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Re-installing...because of a MOUSE problem!

Posted 01-24-2011 at 05:55 PM by MrCode
Updated 01-24-2011 at 06:06 PM by MrCode
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I decided to completely re-install Arch from scratch on my lappy (save for keeping the /home partition of course).

Why? Mouse issues. Specifically, the newest Synaptic touchpad driver that came with the update to Xorg 1.9. I've been having a hell of a time getting the sensitivity correct (first it was too slow, then too fast), and the pointer would also stutter on occasion (I even posted in the Linux - Desktop forum about this little issue; still hasn't received any replies)....
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Future Plans...maybe?

Posted 01-24-2011 at 05:10 AM by brianL

Two awesome, momentous, earth-shattering events are imminent. OK, that's a bit of an exaggeration. The release of Slackware 13.2 (or will it be 14.0?), and Debian "squeeze" becoming stable. This will mean major reorganisation here, on my computers. These are possible options. Out will go XP Pro from my laptop, replaced with "squeeze", giving a dual-boot Slack + Debian. On my desktop, Slackware and Arch. I've recently tried Arch in VirtualBox, and liked it. And I might keep Ubuntu...
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