gaming April 25, 2011 Jack No comments

Entering the 21st Century

I decided, after all of the hype and excitement and the collective Redditgasm over Portal 2, I would break down, install Steam, and play the original (in Wine, of course). Obviously, I decided to pick up the Orange Box because you can’t really beat $20 for a bunch of “new” games. I think that now […]

software April 19, 2011 Jack 2 comments

GNOME 3.0 Final Verdict

After GNOME 3.0 was released, I gave in and decided to take the plunge. I packed up my .xinitrc and .xmonad/ and decided to give it a fair shake. I used it for about a week of real work, as well as the usual recreational activities (surfing, coding, wine). The Good Overall I was impressed […]

software April 7, 2011 Jack 2 comments

Evince: So close, yet so far.

EDIT: Suddenly my Evince 3.0.0 (according to Arch 3.0.0-3) has started naming bookmarks with the current / first new section on the page. Kudos to whoever fixed that, although the help still claims there’s no such thing as a bookmark =). 7 May 2011 Let it be known that I’m a bit of a PDF […]