brief server downtime

probably no one really noticed, but the server was down for a bit yesterday.  it seems to have hung sometime in the afternoon and needed to be rebooted.  it seems to be a-ok now…

remixing nin

nin.com has posted that trent will be releasing all of year zero to the public for remixing. so far he’s got “survivalism” (only in garageband format) and now added “capital g,” “me, i’m not,” and “my violent heart” into the mix, all of these having .wav files for the rest of us non-osx-ers. i d/l’d… Continue reading remixing nin

flickr

i created an account/page on www.flickr.com. mostly because my digital photo printer at work is out of supplies and we wanted something/someplace to print pictures that are more recent than, oh, xmas 2006…so the cool thing is if you make an account and add yourself as a friend/family of me/us, then you can order photos… Continue reading flickr

insert explitives, bitterness, and tremendous over-exaggeration

this post was going to be titled “hello square one” because after getting the soundblaster live! card to work in linux for all of about 5 minutes, i rebooted to play some Guild Wars and when it came back, it didn’t work anymore. that has changed, however, since i am not even reaching square one.… Continue reading insert explitives, bitterness, and tremendous over-exaggeration

boo-frakking-yah

after several desktop crashes, partial loads, reboots, frustration, an ingenious apt-get install that i didn’t expect to work and then finally finding the driver on sourceforge but not actually installing and going to the creative labs website looking for a linux driver that, of course, doesn’t exist, i somehow, mysteriously got my transplanted soundblaster live!… Continue reading boo-frakking-yah

amarok rocks my world. cedega, not so much.

i like amaroK. i think cedega is overrated. [more=there’s a lot more posted behind this link, but it’s kinda geeky, so be forewarned…there’s pretty screenshots tho.] the good: amaroK amaroK is a multimedia player (altho, thus far i’ve only used it for music). it works much the same way my ampache-powered page does. you create… Continue reading amarok rocks my world. cedega, not so much.

g33king ahead

so i’ve had the jazzsequence rss feed in my live bookmarks folder in firefox on my work laptop for a long time, and for most of that time, it hasn’t worked (you can sort of read about it here). it’s sort of stayed there as a reminder that something needed to be fixed. well, i… Continue reading g33king ahead