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Archive for November, 2018

A Decision To Make


Do you consider data security important? If NO, then "but her emails" applies to both situations. If YES, then, do you think everyone should be held to the SAME standards for security? If NO, then you're part of the problem. If YES, then you better have condemned both of them.

Well I'm sure that's fair


Fuck you, Sony. And fuck the lawyers who sued them for removing OtherOS and then took 33% of the "settlement" for themselves. My lost functionality for my PS3 - which would be a server right now, had otherOS stayed, instead of being a boat anchor - was worth $10.07 apparently. "Oh, that SUV you bought, […]

The Actual Taste Of Nothingburger


Source: Vermont US Attorney won't file charges against Jane Sanders in Burlington College case Remember how Bernie was so totally questionable of a candidate since his wife was accused of some horrible bullshit scandal involving the college she was in charge of and a land purchase? Funny how these things never seem to make it […]

Seems like the xact fix for proton sound


I was able to get sound working in The Evil Within, running via Steam Play, by installing xact the same way I did for Skyrim. WINEPREFIX=SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/268050/pfx winetricks xact Seems like installing this into the Proton WINE prefix for affected games is a pretty good way to get the sound working. I haven't tested many games, […]

Steam Play Games: Skyrim


Skyrim SE runs pretty nicely on Proton. No voices or music? Try running winetricks to install the xact package: WINEPREFIX=/path/to/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/489830/pfx winetricks xact  

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...) […]