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Things you probably didn’t know about Banshee: Part 1

I have been a pretty quiet blogger for the last few months. This is due mostly to the extensive amount of work that has gone into Banshee during this time. After I would reach some milestone where blogging would be … Continue reading

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I like my pasta with sweat

A few evenings ago I had a strong desire for fettuccine with my some of my awesome alfredo sauce. Nothing fancy, fairly quick, and rather delicious. I thought about it for a few minutes, finishing up some work, trying to … Continue reading

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More daap-sharp… on Linux

In quick follow up to James’ post about getting daap-sharp working on Windows, I bring you a slightly adjusted version of the same System.Windows.Forms application running under Mono on Linux: Now for the curious, here’s a zip file (isn’t that … Continue reading

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David on Xgl

Xgl/Compiz offers far more than smooth effects and great graphics far superior to any similar features in other systems, “up and coming” or not. It has the power to make the desktop a much more usable, productive, enlightening, and extensible … Continue reading

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Free Airport WiFi?

So apparently RDU now offers free WiFi. Or at least some little food place does (ESSID ‘attwifi’ ). It’s a nice switch from the crappy $8,420/24-hr web-only-must-register WiFi they (and others) had before. There don’t seem to be any port … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Lately I had been noticing that my Linode was really slow. I’ve got a fairly decenty setup with 180MB dedicated RAM, but SpamAssassain was making it crawl. Half of my swap was taken up almost immediately on boot. To keep … Continue reading

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Changing process name in Mono

Banshee 0.10.5 supports changing the process name from “mono” to “banshee” using the prctl call. This makes “killall banshee” work. While this is nothing to marvel over, I have been a little taken aback by the amount of inquiry over … Continue reading

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I am on a quest

A few weeks ago, some friends and I decided to have lunch at Ruby Tuesdays. My mission was clear: conqueror the 1 lb burger. Simple. It was amazing, and I am now on a quest for bigger, badder burgers. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Earthstink Highspeed Offline

Today I drew the line. And then scribbled all over it. And then I drew a straighter line, and I like that line. Warning: what follows is mostly rant material, but if you’re thinking about switching ISPs, you might want … Continue reading

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Two Ends of the Spectrum

So much has happened in my coffee world since my last post. Thanks to everyone who posted great insight. Currently, this is my situation: there are two coffee lovers in me. There’s the addict, who must have some form of … Continue reading

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