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Wed 24 December 2008

Christmas eve

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

It's about to be the evening before that over-hyped Christmas thing. It might be way commercial nowadays, but it's still a fun time to slow down, enjoy your loved ones and contemplate the upcoming dinner and Life in general. (Like that girl you had a crush on years back, wondered …

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Tue 23 December 2008

And life is better

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Today I've been thinkering around with the code and layout of this weblog, and eliminated some elements that cause the content to jump around quite a bit. The text should look a lot better aligned this way, easier on the eye and such. Now to actually get text in here …

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Mon 24 November 2008

Working in the mountains

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

This morning while driving to work I went from being snowed upon with sleeth to interestingly clouded skies (picture pink/purple/orange coloured feathered clouds in an almost sunny morning sky; a nice break from the gray). While nearing the city a work in, I noticed a dark gray mass …

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Tue 18 November 2008

(Embedded) Video Madness

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I just spent an evening debugging the girlfriend's laptop as it somehow flat-out rejected to play video in Totem (ever since upgrading her xubuntu install from 8.04 to 8.10). Totem has a convenient browser plugin for Firefox, so this is kind of a problem if I don't want …

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Fri 17 October 2008

Next generation audio setup

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

So, as my current stereo is kinda dead, my mediabox (home server) still is located in my home office upstairs, headphones are bothersome and laptop speakers decidedly are not on-par with hifi stereo, I started thinking about how to get some decent sound back into our living room. So when …

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Thu 09 October 2008

Patch Friday

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

So, err, tomorrow I'll be offline for servicing. The hospital will perform some minor maintenance on my earthly vessel and I am planning on releasing patch release v26.10.patch1 in the late afternoon.

Keeping you posted!

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