Book a date in your diaries folks, if you’re in Belfast, or can get to Belfast on the 16th March, you now have somewhere to be: foss means business, big thanks to Ciaran O’Riordan & co for setting this up. Others have also blogged on this, so here’s some linkage to help google 🙂 DW, Paul Gregg, Indymedia Ireland, Bagel Belly Blog, eWeek
I have an old laptop (PII-400Mhz, 196Mb RAM, it’s small & light, which is why I still keep it around), it used to run Debian Woody just fine, I wiped it recently and dropped Debian Sarge on to it, it just seemed sluggish, I reckoned it couldn’t cope with all the new graphical schmuck in the new GNOME release.
One of the things I liked about Sawfish/Sawmill was the pack window feature, I can be quite keyboard orientated and liked to be able to bounce windows round without have to jump for the mouse.
Well, I tried Ion, FluxBox, BlackBox etc, but discovered that OpenBox has a MoveToEdgeEast (& West, South & North!), which I quickly mapped to Ctrl-Alt-Right etc, and hey presto, it was like being at home again…
All I then needed was some kind od task bar, fbpanel seems to fit the job so far!
Both are in Debian, so no hacking around building from source 🙂
I was watching CSI last night, the song they opened & closed the show was quite cool and hit my current mood spot on (sound wise, not quite lyric wise..), so I did some googling & discovered that it was a cover of a Tears for Fears song, Mad World, the cover was by Gary Jules, you can hear & see it here.
Why why why can’t you burn ISO images without having to BUY tools…well, you don’t, if you know where to look
I needed to burn a DVD ISO today, and ISORECORDER doesn’t do this, so I had a quick search, and there are a few options:
My dad has a Dell Inspiron 6000, which I use every now and then, one of the things that has really bugged me about it jaggy images in IE (they are being scaled or something), I did some poking about today (we’re are babysitting at there house..) and found this:
I found it here: http://forums.us.dell.com/supportforums/board/message?board.id=insp_video&message.id=79808
He had is DPI set to 120.