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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 […]

Travel Sucks


Sooo when I booked my trip to the next Ubuntu sprint, I made a mistake and put in Friday morning instead of Saturday morning. Of course I can't leave Friday morning because the sprint is still going on, so I had to scramble and reschedule before my wallet got completely fucked. I was able to […]

Steam Play Compatibility List


So far Steam Play has run successfully for me: Condemned: Criminal Origins The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed Friday the 13th (crashed midgame) No Man's Sky Sonic Generations (sound screwed up) NiER Automata Crazy Taxi Steins;Gate The Last Remnant The Evil Within (no sound yet) […]

Snaprant


One of the things I hate the most about snaps is the so-called "security" system that makes them impossible to extend or fix if something's missing from the snap. Example: GRadio, an otherwise-excellent internet radio player, does not have the MPEG2 AAC codec required to decode my local radio station Q102's stream. If it were […]

Boo


Meltdown, Spectre. UGH. The only silver lining is that now I have a valid reason to stop livepatching pre-2018 kernels.

Sorry, not interested


"a look at how Ubuntu can power financial institutions" How about we take a look at how financial institutions go against everything the word "Ubuntu" means? How about we look at the way these places maximize harm on their own customers for their own profit? How about we look at how they screwed over everyone […]