Monthly Archives: September 2007
I understand you like to send out subscription renewal notices. You like to keep your subscribers. Well, I like subscribing to your publication, so that’s ok. What I don’t understand, however, is why you keep sending me subscription renewal notices … Continue reading
bluetooth on the 1420N
When I purchased my Dell Inspiron 1420N with Ubuntu pre-installed, bluetooth was not offered as an option. It seems it still is not as of today. The machine does have a nice built-in slot and connector for a bluetooth module. … Continue reading
more DRM-free music – and Amazon needs a clue
Amazon has launched Amazon MP3, a DRM-free music store. From the press release: Amazon MP3 Offers Over 2 Million Songs From More Than 180,000 Artists and Over 20,000 Labels, Including EMI Music and Universal Music Group So that’s the second … Continue reading
scanning a multipage document into PDF on GNU/Linux
Xsane works quite well, even if you want to scan a multipage document into a PDF. Just select ‘multipage’ as the target: and then this window will pop up, where you can select an output format; the default is PDF. … Continue reading
gigabyte m57sli-s4 and linuxBIOS: now easier
I checked in some code to add support for the m57sli-s4 to buildrom, the LinuxBIOS kconfig-style configuration tool that allows easy building of rom images. FILO and linux-as-a-bootloader (LAB – i.e. a linux kernel + busybox in the ROM chip) … Continue reading
overheard on the T
On the green line, near Park Street station: People pay a lot of money for rides like this in Disney Land … while commenting on a particularly bumpy ride on the green line.
happy software freedom day!
Today is Software Freedom Day! Events are being held in 90 countries, organized by 330 local teams. I’m looking forward to the Boston event this afternoon.
ruth is here
a promise of full specs for R500+ from AMD/ATI
LWN and Christopher Blizzard broke the news that AMD is planning to release full documentation for their graphics chips, R500 and newer. This is awesome. With specs, I imagine it will take the community 6 months or so to write … Continue reading