Advocacy

So, it seems the current buzz is about Linus giving GNOME a good shoeing. To be honest, I don’t really see what the huge fuss is. As much as I respect Linus as a very talented kernel hacker, I don’t really put the same faith in his judgement about design...

WYLUG talk

Last night Aq and I drove to Leeds where I was doing a talk about LUGRadio. The talk took place at the rather amusingly titled E.C. Stoner Building which acts as the home of the West Yorkshire LUG. Ironically, after spending two hours on the road getting there, we saw...

Wafer thin

Good weekend, this one. On Saturday a bunch of old Uni pals came over for our annual fake Christmas day. This involved plenty of food, drink, a game of Trivial Pursuit (in which the female of the species was shown up as the weaker player), and some Christmas presents....

Running MythTV on Ubuntu Breezy

Well, I am pretty much nearing the completion of my MythTV box, and I figured it is now time to get all of this lot documented. Unfortunately I did not make notes while I built the machine, so most of this is from recollection and checking through settings and older...

Slooow

Wow, lugradio.org is getting a beating. We suspect this is not only down to the fact that the show is netting more and more listeners with each release, but also Channel9 picked it up and they have a shit load of readers online at any one time. As such,...