Categories: "Linux"

Upgrading a Geeksphone Keon to Firefox OS 1.1

Note: This is not a technical post, it's more in the way of the story. If you're looking for step by step ROM flashing instructions this is not the post you are looking for, please refer to the Geeksphone docs. A few months ago I bought a Geeksphone… more »

Fedora 10: No fonts after update

I setup Fedora 10 on a new (to me) IBM ThinkPad the other day. I've run into a couple of little niggles - the wireless network decided to stop working with NetworkManager, however system-config-services won't currently run so it still starts by default.… more »

Amarok Issues with Ogg on Kubuntu

I just spent an hour fannying around with Amarok because it suddenly refused to play Ogg Vorbis encoded files. The correct solution turned out to be in this thread on the Ubuntu forums. The problem I was getting in Amarok was a message like this every… more »

Mugshot 1.1.45 on SuSE 10.3

Previously I produced an RPM for Mugshot 1.1.40 for SuSE 10.1. I could never get a more recent version to build on SuSE 10.1, but since I recently upgraded to 10.3 I decided to have another go. It seems the most recent Linux version is 1.1.45, wherea… more »

openSUSE 10.3 on a Toshiba SatellitePro 6000 (upgrade)

A mere five months after the release of SuSE 10.3 I finally got round to upgrading my aging laptop. Of course, I was still on 10.1, so I'd already waited ten months before that :) I downloaded the main ISO and the extras one, and booted off the CD.… more »

GPX2 Linux handheld gaming device

I used to use a second hand Zaurus for listening to MP3s and a second hand PocketPC for reading eBooks while commuting to and from work each day. Sadly they both deteriorated to the point where battery life was barely enough to cover the journey one way… more »

Mugshot 1.1.40 on SuSE 10.1

Previously I produced an RPM for Mugshot 1.1.37-1 for SuSE 10.1. There's been a new release, 1.1.40, so I've built a new RPM (and here's the updated spec file). As before, you'll probably have better luck if you right click and 'save as'. more »
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