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A bittersweet feeling


It feels good every time the project that I'm working on for work gets mentioned as a primary part of Ubuntu and something that's helping keep us in business. I just wish that the reason that I jumped this direction hadn't been a figment of my imagination. 2 out of 3 ain't bad, I guess?

Never Saw That Coming


Fly halfway around the world Arrive in some off-season vacation destination Discover that the internet speeds suck there Swear that next time we'll go somewhere with better internet Forget all that Repeat

New Years Resolutions


1920x1080 Duh. OK for real tho Stop taking other people's shit. Pay more attention to gaming and anime Push hard on linux gaming Stop tolerating political bullshit Do more at work and get more involved

We'll bang ok


To get working audio in Mass Effect 1, running on Proton with Linux: Open local files, then from there edit BioGame/Config/DefaultEngine.ini. Find the ISACTAudio section and add: DeviceName=Generic Software UseEffectsProcessing=False Then install xact: WINEPREFIX=/path/to/your/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/17460/pfx winetricks xact Then get a good Steam Controller config and save the galaxy.

Even More Steam Play: Call of Cthulhu


While I still wish more games were native, I have to say that the Proton runtime is a good idea. Thinking of it as a similar thing to OpenJDK or .NET rather than an emulation layer makes the WINE a bit less dry. ;) Runs perfectly (and with a kernel build running in the background...) […]

More of a Mosey


This sprint has been kind of disappointing for a number of reasons, not the least of which has been the bad luck plaguing people. My own problems with the planes seem minor next to one of my friends on the team - his laptop screen broke, and then the slipped disc in his neck started […]