Review: Spout

I like finding cutesy little games that are fun to noodle around with. It’s particularly nice to find something you can play in a few minutes that doesn’t require a half hour of loading CD’s and selecting playing options. I keep an eye on Happy Penguin to see what’s new in the Linux gaming world,Read More

Review : Kobo Deluxe

It’s rare that I get totally addicted to a game under Linux. I mean, the environment isn’t really conducive to totally immersive gaming. Back in my Windows days I’d have a serious game every week or two I’d play pretty constantly until I either beat it or got tired of it. Since I’ve gone totallyRead More

Linux. KDE. Laptop. Mmmmm.

A month or so ago I embarked on setting up my working environment on a laptop running Linux. The iniitial platform was an IBM Thinkpad T20 running Redhat Linux release 9. I was reasonably happy with it, but RH9 is being end of lifed, so perhaps learning all there was to know about that platformRead More

When desktops go bad!

Ah, the joys of being your own sysadmin. I guess. For the last 2 years, I’ve been doing probably 90% of my desktop work on Windows based systems. Unfortunately Intuit, my former employer, is a very strong Windows shop, and even though they were mostly okay with me running Linux on my desktop machine, theRead More

Deepest Sender

A Livejournal Client that plugs right into your Mozilla installation via the Tools menu. Briefly – This sucker’s neat. It works, it’s small, it’s always there, and Just Plain Works.