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New toy – Wacom Graphire 3 tablet

Picked up a Wacom Graphire 3 tablet yesterday which is a pretty cool piece of kit. Had quite a few of these running when working at Greencroft in the art department, and was impressed by them. With a new hush

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Upgrade to Dapper Drake just get the stable Amarok 1.4?

With Amarok throwing a wobbler and crashing once a day or so, and knowing that it’s only a couple of weeks until Dapper Drake makes it to final, is it worth waiting until 1st June or run an upgrade now

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Frustrations with Kubuntu 6.06 LTS

I downloaded Kubuntu 6.06 LTS over the weekend and it’s been sat in my backpack waiting to go onto the laptop. As I’m too used to being able to jump straight to a directory on various Linux boxes using fish://

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A few days using a 64-bit dual-core under Linux

Well, it’s been a few days of playing around with my AMD Athlon64 3800+ X2, all of which has been under Ubuntu. I’ve found the whole thing pretty painless, with a lack of 64-bit specific apps not much of a

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AMD Athlon64 3800+ X2

No playing with Gregarius and Thunderbird tonight – I got my spiffy new AMD Athlon64 3800+ X2 processor, so that’s been the order of tonight’s play! Sitting on an ASRock system board, with 2GB PC3200 DDR RAM makes it a

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Iain Foulds, 32 years old. Originally from England, now living in Seattle, WA. I currently work as a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft writing about Azure VMs. Gamer. Very passionate about photography. Comments and opinions expressed here are my own. More...

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