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umurmur port progress

Posted 12-22-2010 at 01:38 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 12-27-2010 at 09:20 AM by rocket357

A few days ago I got umurmur up and running on OpenBSD. I sent the build patches in to the project developer and they were committed with minor edits. I've continued working on umurmur and I am closing in on submitting a port to OpenBSD.

I submitted three additional patches today to the umurmur project dev. The patches were to remove linker warnings (no, not all ports do that, but I will =) and now I've moved on to the finicky topic of security auditing. The baseline that I'm...
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Terminal icon for root with hash in screen

Posted 12-22-2010 at 01:55 AM by catkin
Tags hash, icon, root, screen

In case anybody is looking for one (I was and could not find one anywhere), the attachments are terminal icons with a hash (#) character.

This is not my area of expertise so improvement suggestions are welcome. Is PNG the best format for icons? Is 48x48 a good size choice?

In case anyone is curious how it was made, Terminal.svg was copied and loaded in Gimp. Most of the shading was removed (plain black background is more distinct at small display sizes such as in...
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File Type: png Terminal_hash 160x160.png (1.7 KB, 5 views)
File Type: png Terminal_hash_48x48.png (892 Bytes, 60 views)
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Stuff that breaks...

Posted 12-21-2010 at 09:31 PM by lupusarcanus (Lone Wolf)

Why does all my stuff break? I know I'm not the pinnacle of gentleness but I see other people treating their stuff a hundred times worse and WORKS JUST FINE. Guys on Youtube dropping their *$*&$*& laptops on &*^$#$% purpose and they WORK JUST FINE. Why can't I do that?

Just had a pair of Dynex headphones break. Sure, they aren't brand new (my mom gave them to me) but seriously, wtf. THey have no physical damage whatsoever. They look BRAND NEW.

I have a...
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Posted 12-21-2010 at 03:00 PM by lupusarcanus (Lone Wolf)

I just wanted to install gEdit (my favorite text editor/IDE ) on Mac OS X and gcc44 is taking HOURS to compile. It sucks because it makes my laptop a usable stove. Not good.
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Why does Wi-Fi have to be such a pain in Linux?

Posted 12-20-2010 at 09:40 AM by ichase

I have read that this has been an ongoing issue in the Linux community. With a number of tools out there that will supposedly correct this, IE Ndiswrapper, WICD, WIFI Radar etc; you would think that this would be something that would work right out of the box. Heck, who is not using WiFi these days. (I know, there are some of you that are not....It's a rhetorical statement) Now I understand about proprietary hardware most in which is designed for use in W!nd0w$ so will not be recognized in Linux...
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