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Thinkparch – Archlinux on a Thinkpad

Thinkparch – Archlinux on a Thinkpad

If you are reading this before purchasing the laptop, get it with one of the intel wireless options and not with the “ThinkPad b/g/n” one. Intel wireless drivers has been merged into the mainline kernel since 2.6.24, so you should have no headaches at all with getting it to work. Some Interesting stuff I noted during the process I am about to describe: Regarding boot times: Windows 7 boot time to login prompt: ~32 seconds Arch...

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New game added to the Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle!

New game added to the Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle!

A new game has just been added to the Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle, if you already purchased the bundle then you can download this new addition now! Check out Trauma official website for more details on the game! TRAUMA tells a story of a young woman who survives a car accident. Recovering at the hospital, she has dreams that shed light on different aspects of her identity – such as the way she deals with the loss of her parents....

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The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle (Pay what you want DRM free game pack)

The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle (Pay what you want DRM free game pack)

The guys over at humblebundle.com have release a new pack called “The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle”. This time the bundle includes only 1 game called Frozen Synapse (which is normally $25), which is a turn based shooter game. Its worth noting that if you donate more than the average donation ($4.53 at the time of writing) you get the entire humble frozenbyte bundle as a bonus (5 games)! So its time for you to help charity,...

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Convert your audio files easily on Linux

Convert your audio files easily on Linux

Back when I used windows (wayyyy back). I used Windows media player to play and rip my music cds to my pc. Then I discovered the wonderful world of Linux just to end up noticing that music was ripped to wma format instead of mp3, so almost half of my music wont play nicely with Linux. Knowing nothing at that time about Linux I just re-ripped my music on Linux with the correct format, very tedious job but it worked. If someone has explained...

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Linux Foundation site hacked

Linux Foundation site hacked

Following the kernel.org hack earlier this month, now it seems that the Linux Foundation infrastructure (including Linux.com and linuxfoundation.org) also got hacked on September 8, 2011. I wasnt going to blog about it because I figured many, many sites would have this covered by now,  but I havent read a single post about this from a Linux Foundation or Linux.com user, and I find it very alarming that as of today (September 12, 2011)...

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Learn to use Vim in 21 minutes

Learn to use Vim in 21 minutes

Vim is a text editor widely used by Advanced Linux users, but just because the user base are geeky users, that doesn’t mean you can’t learn and use this amazing text editor for your daily tasks. Learning to use Vim its easier than you think, and once you get used to its options, its hard for you to go back and edit files the conventional way (ie. nano, leafpad, notepad, etc). Vim is both simple and powerful (as in minimal...

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Keep your arch linux system clean and light

Keep your arch linux system clean and light

Archlinux is a system that can take a lot of punishment from the user without breaking, nevertheless, it’s always useful to check once in a while your orphan packages to make sure your system doesn’t have unneeded dependencies or packages that no longer depend on any other package, so here are a couple of tips to improve your package management skills and to keep your system clean of packages you don’t want (after all...

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