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Fedora Core 6

( PCs andSoftware )

So I’m giving Linux a try again. Of course, I still need Windows for some things, games being a primary example. Other things I currently need Windows for that you might not expect include playing MP3s (and therefore also watching any TV series) and sanity.

Slip – Part 1

( Life andPCs andProgramming andSoftware )

OK, I know, I’m slipping, shut up. Anyway, multiple things to post about, since when they occured I promptly didn’t post about them. So I’ll post a few of entries on consecutive days to cover the various things I should have said but didn’t. Therefore, without further ado, I present … MENSA. Ado (dammit).

Inconvenient To Say The Least

God dammit, I update Wordpress very infrequently for a reason, that reason is because it takes too damn long, there’s lots of uploading small files to do which takes far too long over SFTP as a new connection has to be made and closed for each and every file. The last time I updated was 8 days ago, I updated to the latest version of Wordpress at the time, version 2.1.1. Now version 2.1.2 is out and ordinarily I wouldn’t care, however, these aren’t ordinary circumstances.

Ghost vs. RIS Server

( PCs andSoftware )

So far so good, but there’s an alternative to Ghost that’s much more flexible. Newer network cards support something called PXE boot, PXE stands for Preboot eXecution Environment, it’s called PXE because PEE would cause too many sniggers.

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

( Games andPCs andSoftware )

NFS:MW is a pretty cool game. Yesterday I completed it, I’m the most wanted driver in Rockport now. Just thought I’d share that with you all. Also, I’ve been experimenting a little with a cool program called FRAPS. It displays a framerate counter in-game and it also lets you record video (only up to 30seconds […]