Tag: Linux

  • SteamVR is beta is available for Linux!

    Though I haven’t gotten it to work yet, it is nice to see that Valve is working on SteamVR for Linux.  I’m looking forward to trying it out.  At the moment it looks like it’ll take a bit of tinkering, but it should be usable in the future. https://github.com/ValveSoftware/SteamVR-for-Linux

  • It’s been a while

    Over the last couple of months I have had a bit of … fun.  My new computer started restarting randomly more and more often until it suddenly wouldn’t start up, it turned out to be a failed BIOS chip on the motherboard, so I have been going through the RMA Process.  Aside from that I […]

  • Rest in Peace Ian Murdock, Founder of Debian Linux

    Ian Murdock, the person that founded the Debian Linux distrobution of Linux, and the creator of the apt-get program has passed away at the age of 42.  It is a sad day when a person that has made a popular distro of Linux passes away.  I use Ubuntu as my primary distro, which is based […]

  • Cities Skylines Update 1.1.0

    A game that I’ve been having quite a bit of fun with has had a major update, it does break some things, but for the most part, the new features are very nice. The biggest new feature is tunnels, which I haven’t seen in a city sim since Sim City 4.  This is very nice, […]

  • Linux turned 20 today!

    Twenty years ago, Linus Torvalds first announced the creation of the Linux operating system, my we have come a long way since then 🙂 Here’s a full article on Linux, past and present.

  • Microsoft officially unveils Windows 8

    So, within the next few years, you could see a new version of Windows on all of the computers at the local computer store… Microsoft has officially unveiled some key new features of its forthcoming operating system. The next-generation OS, which may or may not be called “Windows 8” (its “internal code-name”), delivers a completely […]

  • New Ubuntu comes out tomorrow!

    I wonder how this new version of Ubuntu will work, I haven’t had time to get it running on one of my machines, and that testdrive feature only allows ~ 15 minutes before it logs you out, and as far as I can tell, I cannot try it again. I’m planning on using the new […]

  • Try Ubuntu before you download!

    Conical has added a new feature to it’s website, you can try Ubuntu before you download it, and see if you like it.  (You can also do this while downloading)  I know that I’m going to try it out, I’ve heard a lot of good, and bad about the New Ubuntu. You will have ~15 […]

  • My History with Computers Part 2, Windows XP, and Linux

    I’ve been having some issues with a Windows Vista install that has gone on the fritz, which is why I took so long to post this… Well, here is Part 2 of my History with computers. Now, somethime between 2001 and 2002 we got a Windows XP E-machine, it ran well, but my mom thought […]

  • Useful Computer Tip of the Week

    Use BleachBit to remove your files. Bleachbit is much like CCleaner, which I recommended for Windows users a while ago.  I still recommend CCleaner for Windows Users, but since it’s Windows only, it isn’t useful for Linux users.  You can remove files, shred files (Completly wipe them) and wipe the free space on the disk […]