Archive for the 'Linux' Category

New LG Fusic LX550

Monday, July 30th, 2007

My dad recently added a line to his shared plan from Sprint. They sent him this brand new “$500″ phone for free. It looks like an imitation iPod at first glance.

Got Rice?

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Once upon a time, I attempted to recompile my Gentoo box, named haruko.  Needless to say, I tried out a number of settings for the CFLAGS variable, and I finally came up with a working make.conf.  I am now happily browsing with Firefox running in Enlightenment 17.  The kernel I’m running is ck-sources.  I’m still […]

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn with Beryl

Monday, April 30th, 2007

I saw my cat today outside in the yard. She looked up at the roof of the house, turned toward me, and gave me the most pathetic look accompanied with a helpless squeak of a meow before looking back at the roof. I turned to see what was bothering her, and there was […]

Fun With Bash

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

I’ve been playing around with the Bash environment variable $PS1 lately. If you don’t know what that means, Bash has four built-in variables for the prompt, $PS[1-4] (more detail). $PS1 is the variable that defines what you see each line.


Sunday, February 4th, 2007

I’ve succeeded in hacking CGI:IRC to be usable with the Wii. That’s right! IRC on the Wii! What does this mean? Well, it makes it possible to chat with friends from the comfort of your Wii. Okay, it’s not all that impressive, but that’s not the point. You can try my […]

Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Avast, all ye landlubbers! Treat yerselves with an escape from th’ real world and have a bit o’ fun with Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates! This be the best swashbuckling puzzle MMORPG on the net.

Cracking WEP

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

I was browsing on my Wii when I came across this article that contains a video interview with Linus Torvalds about why there is no work on the Linux 2.7 kernel yet. The video requires Flash 9, which the Wii does not yet support (the video also loops, which is annoying). Anyway, I […]