dammIT

A rantbox



Sat 03 December 2005

Microsoft windows cost you real money

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

... even when you've bought it already. Let me explain: when you shut down the operating system on your computer [say, your laptop], you expect it to power down the hardware. So when you close the lid of your laptop while it's shutting down, everything is fine. Except when you wake …

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Tue 29 November 2005

Morphest 2005 coming to an end...

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

The last hacking session just ended and we're wrapping things up, packing stuff. I finally made aquamorph start Xfce4 properly [stupid permission thing on /tmp/.ICE-unix ...], so now I can start building a minimod modifying the user interface, making things a lot nicer for the user. Hopefully I can use …

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Mon 28 November 2005

Morphest 2005: Late night hacking

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

So this night I went to bed at 4AM, after having fiddled around trying to get Xfce4 to actually start up when booting aquamorph. It looks like the startup scripts don't call the startxfce4 script I was looking at, and I was looking at why the hell not ;)

Alex is …

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Fri 25 November 2005

Morphest 2005: First arrivals

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Alextreme and Gandalfar [Jure] have arrived a few hours ago after a really exciting *cough* trip, with Jure almost traveling half a day by plain [or rather: sitting around at the airport]. They've brought they're laptops and Alex his workstation/server and some miles of UTP cable. Too bad the …

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