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I'm a PC...

Posted 01-12-2010 at 12:23 PM by rich_c

Further to my blog entry the other day about the standard Windows desktop being useless, a way of putting that right occurred to me. Basically, what Windows needs, imho, is an app store! I think it’s the only way Microsoft could provide users with a desktop that is almost instantly usable without running into issues with accusations of abusing their large market share. This would undoubtedly happen if they were to provide apps pre-installed.

So right there on the desktop, you’d...
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iPhone Tethering on Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

Posted 01-11-2010 at 09:30 AM by sridhar11

This tutorial is written for those who are not familiar with Ubuntu/Linux and is very detailed. If you are experienced feel free to just grab what you need from it.If you’re like me you have an iPhone and a portable computer running Ubuntu and you would like to have mobile internet without paying for an extra data plan from your carrier. Thanks to a few devoted individuals tethering the iPhone to Ubuntu is simple. The only prerequisite is that you must have an iPhone 3G or 3GS running OS 3.0 or...
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Lusus 0.1.5 Released

Posted 01-09-2010 at 07:29 PM by CoderMan

ChangeLog since 0.1.0:

0.1.1 Adds a falling leaf animation to the title screen.
0.1.2 Adds an exploding logo animation to the replay screen.
0.1.3 Adds title screen animation improvements.
0.1.4 Adjusts internals to provide a more resource friendly and more development friendly graphical output.
0.1.5 Adds a victory response.

http://indicium.us/cgi-bin/pages/get?view=lusus
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Slacklet - a new OS Mod Proposal

Posted 01-08-2010 at 10:49 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 10-20-2010 at 01:04 AM by lumak

If you have read my other post, you'll know I want to install GNU/Linux onto a Tablet PC. I've thought about it long and hard and think that Tablets really deserve an OS design for them.

I propose a Slackware Tablet - Slacklet.

Why?

Slackware is simple to manage and it's the OS I prefer.

Real-world Justifications?

Less work on creating a Tool Chain.
The user can use their main machine running Slackware to compile...
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Wrong keyboard or why I hate to be not at home

Posted 01-07-2010 at 05:17 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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