I’m a Fedora user as I’ve mentioned before. I do not run the default de, gnome though. I’m a KDE user. I recently moved my main work machine to Fedora 18. I had a bump or two but I’ve gotten things mostly dialed in. Today I tried to use the Gimp to do some work […]
I was trying to use recordMyDesktopqt today. The video piece works just fine, but audio wasn’t as easy. I plugged in a usb mic. In the recordMyDesktop setting there is just a text box where one must type in the device name. I didn’t know what to put there. I tried a few things that […]
I installed the Windows 7 beta today. It is running as a virtual machine in VirtualBox on my Fedora 10 machine. I gave it half the ram recommended – and the underlying hardware is a few years old – so it isn’t screaming along or anything but it is decent – and interesting. I’ve already […]
I’ve been messing with KDE 4.1 on my Fedora box for some time now. This is an older machine – so I don’t normally have special effects turned on. They work o.k. but things do get just a touch laggy and I don’t like that. With them off, things are snappy – which I think […]
I’ve been using twhirl as my twitter client on my windows machine. Today I thought – I must see if I can use it on my Fedora 9 box at work. So I went on over to adobe and downloaded the beta Adobe Air installer for Linux. According to the installation notes – this binary […]
I’ve been meaning to give F9 a spin for some time, as I mentioned a bit back. Just haven’t had time to knock it out. But yesterday I picked up a new-to-me machine and that will become my new linux box. It’s an HP home entertainment type system. It had XP on it, my net […]
This is welcome news on the desktop front. KDE 4.0 was getting ripped pretty well, but I think people were premature to jump in that direction. I’m still running Fedora 7 at work – I’ll move that to 9 this week so I can update to KDE 4.1 and give it a spin.