The Soundblaster Arena Gaming Headset (and linux)

Jul 20th, 2010 | By

As any of you who are following me on twitter know I ordered the beautiful, sleek and very white Soundblaster Arena headset last week from newegg and today I moseyed my way down to Puralator to pick em up!  Happy happy joy joy. Seeing as there are little no reviews of these kind of things
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Creating a custom slideshow for your wallpaper in ubuntu

Jul 12th, 2010 | By

So it seems that I’ve had a similar experience to a lot of people changing their wallpapers in ubuntu.  You’re scrolling through a bunch and in the list you notice this one called cosmos that doesn’t quite looks like the rest.  “Hmmm, what’s this?’ you think.  This looks like a bunch of images stacked on
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Netvibes – This will change your life, your virtual one at least

Jul 9th, 2010 | By

HTTP://WWW.NETVIBES.COM In my experience with talking with folks that are much more tech savvy than I, one of the most surprising things is how few people know about Netvibes, even more surprising is how few people in the world actually use this brilliant free resource.   I’ve had this post in draft forward for well over
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Drupal and Me: Chapter 8 – Large File uploads causing Server connection to Reset

Jul 6th, 2010 | By

Well this was a jolly good problem that took 4 hours to fix. I’ve implemented the Audio Module this week to allow our Sound team to upload soundtrack, foley and effects work just the same as the 2D and 3D guys upload their work.  Unfortunately when I went to upload a 40MB .ogg file the
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Drupal, me and myself: Chapter 8 – WYSIWYG?

Jul 2nd, 2010 | By

Or is it?  because for a long time trying to install a few editors for posts and content I saw nothing!  My first foray was with FCKeditor, which was rough around the edges and ended up having a major major bug in it.  Ugh, so annoying.  When you went to edit a post it would
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Drupal myself and I – Chapter 7: Obvious but Overlooked

Jul 1st, 2010 | By

The first Obvious yet overlooked thing I just got around to setting up with a module called ‘Comment Notify’ Comment notify is a great little module that I didn’t even think about over the past week and a half of drupal setup but it is such a common sense one that I wonder how it
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Myself Drupal and Me – Chapter 6.5 and 7: Jquery UI &Recent images

Jul 1st, 2010 | By

So the 1/2 a chapter is accounted for because of a little upgrade that needed to happen on jquery UI.   You should do this regardless of if you’ve encountered any bugs but I started to receive errors telling me that ui.core.js is missing.  In which case you’ll need to install the latest version of jquery.ui
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Me, Myself and Drupal – Chapter 6: Image uploads, Comment Attachments

Jul 1st, 2010 | By

If you were thinking that the Drupal excitement was going to let up as we progressed then you are definitely in for a treat because it’s still as troublesome wrangling this CMS to do exactly what I want it to as before. Because I’ve spent the past 2-3 years working with Dotproject I’ve come to
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