I’ve been on a journey. A journey to find an acceptable GNU/Linux distribution, where I know that no matter how many updates I apply to my installation it will remain rock solid. I’m happy in a way because I won’t be looking any further. Fedora 22 will make you feel at home. It’s a completely… Continue reading Review: Fedora 22 feels like home, or why should you use Fedora
Lately I have been learning more and more about CMake, at first sight CMake looks like one of those build tools that you wouldn’t want to mess with because it can get quite messy when you start introducing conditions to your project. I’ve been organizing the project structure of an application I’m working which I’m… Continue reading C++ Adventures: QT5 and CMake
Looking for a GNOME 3 distribution that sticks to GNOME upstream is very difficult in a way. I like Debian, Ubuntu and the debian-based distributions out there. If you are a user that have come from Fedora to Ubuntu GNOME there’s a high chance you will see that there are differences between GNOME upstream and… Continue reading My experiences with Ubuntu GNOME
Only five days left till one of the major release of Ubuntu with codename: Vivid Vervet. I’ve been using 15.04 for a few months now, it’s by far one of the most stable releases I’ve used. Ubuntu 15.04 brings a lot of internal changes like the change of upstart in favor of systemd. I never… Continue reading Fixing Spotify in Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)
There will be a few changes soon. I’m pretty sure Google algorithm is going to obliterate me thinking I’m some sort of a spam site. Recently I acquired a new domain name which I’ll be pushing forward this month along with a new blog theme. Some of the site’s posts will be reviewed and expunged.… Continue reading Weekly Update: Site changes, a look at Fedora 21, and becoming a freelancer
There’s something that has been bothering me over the last three weeks. The default permissions offered by Ubuntu are incredibly permissive and anyone sharing a computer or laptop wanting to have some privacy is screwed by it. How is it that a relative of mine can just enter my /home folder, snatch whatever file and… Continue reading Ubuntu 14.10 privacy issues
Those who have wanted to do serious work with linux knows the frustrations that it lacks good ecosystem. Canonical is doing an amazing good job in bringing a sane ecosystem to the table. GNOME 3 is also bringing good things with its somewhat crippled version of user experience. KDE is sort of… staying behind, I… Continue reading My experience with GNOME 3 so far in 2015
Your wireless drivers aren’t working, you spend hours looking for a solution. You find over 8k google results of people having the same problems over the years. You are a big gamer, new to Linux. You just realized that the drivers you are using isn’t from NVIDIA or AMD. The answer to a painless, and… Continue reading In case of emergency use ubuntu-drivers!
If you have ever had the privilege of working with samba you must know that it’s one of the most rage-inducing software available in linux. To us the casual users of it. I’ve been wanting to share data back to my netbook. So one of the reasons I chose Ubuntu was because everything is easy… Continue reading Samba, why are you so awful?
Hey! I haven’t done much on my end these days. I’m almost done with this trimester and I have to take care of my finals first than dabble in code. I do plan on keeping my little journal writing my progress and all. Anyway, I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 (from 14.10). What can I say?… Continue reading Hello, Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)!