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Armacycles Advanced

September 14, 2009 Tyler B 5

This afternoon Phil, Jon, Sasha and myself engaged in a little Tron-esque gameplay thanks to the awesome 3D recreation known as Armacycle Advanced or sometimes […]

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Eclipse Fails It

September 14, 2009 Jon F 0

Man, Eclipse works great on Debian! It gives me this cool message on startup: JVM terminated. Exit code=127 /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/bin/java -Djava.library.path=/usr/lib/jni -Dgnu.gcj.precompiled.db.path=/var/lib/gcj-4.2/classmap.db -Dgnu.gcj.runtime.VMClassLoader.library_control=never -Dosgi.locking=none -jar /usr/lib/eclipse/startup.jar […]

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Alien, OpenPGP & Wine

September 6, 2009 Tyler B 0

Now that the horrors of installation and setup are a part of the past I have been spending my time delving deep into the desktop […]

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Upgrading to Flash 10 in Debian

September 5, 2009 Jon F 0

Even though the Debian community is very strict about only allowing free software in their repositories, my Iceweasel install came preloaded with Macromedia Flash 9. […]

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Fedora FAQ

September 5, 2009 Tyler B 0

I just wanted to quickly mention this awesome website, http://www.fedorafaq.org/. While it only covers up to Fedora 10 most of what it says is still completely accurate. It has helped me quick a bit get my system up and running, most recently allowing me to use Window’s fonts in Linux!

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A Pretty New Desktop Theme

September 5, 2009 Jon F 0

This morning I spent some more time messing around with Compiz. I followed this tutorial to add an alternative repository to my sources list that […]

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Not entirely awful.

September 4, 2009 Jake B 3

So after my initial three-hour fiasco of getting my mouse to work, Gentoo Linux is running in a stable manner on my system. My graphics […]

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Finally Up and Running

September 3, 2009 Jon F 1

As you may recall, last night, I ruined my system by manually editing the xorg.conf config file according to a sketchy tutorial on the Debian […]

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Linux Mint

September 3, 2009 Sasha 2

I picked a distribution at random, and Linux Mint turned out to be a pretty good choice for someone like me – ie, completely incompetent […]

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The Fedora Megapost

September 3, 2009 Tyler B 4

Tyler B tries to install Fedora, get his ATi graphics card to work correctly, patches the kernel, enables Synaptics touchpad tap-click support and finally has everything working!