I tried GNOME again for a few days, and after two crashes and progressively slower performance, I’m switching back to MATE on Fedora.
Tag: Free Software
Note to self: check out git-bug, fossil, vimwiki, forgefed, and ActivityPub
It’s no secret that HackerNews is one of my daily (sometimes hourly) reads due to the excellent signal-to-noise ratio and deep hackish nature of many of the contributors. However, even I am a little impressed at the depth of information found in this one discussion. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17782121
Before this, I had tried a desktop WordPress client called Lekhonee. Now that I’m “back”, searching through Fedora’s repo I discovered another client named GScribble. Out of the box, the one feature advantage I found with GScribble is that it supports tags, whereas I did not find that possible through Lekhonee. The advantage of a…
Audacity 2.0 released!
Alhamdulillaah, Audacity 2.0 has been released! As an audio recorder, producer, editor, and overall manipulator, Audacity is one of my most important tools (more on my whole multimedia workflow to come in a subsequent post). I have been using it for so many years, I’ve lost count. Before Audacity, Adobe Audition was my staple, as…
Fedora 16 “Verne” has been released!
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِي الْحَمْدُ لِلَّه, Fedora 16 has been released! You can read the full release notes or just go straight to the torrents for downloading. See the release announcement after the fold…
Moodle 2.0 released!
Alḥamdulillāh, Moodle 2.0 has been released! This is important for a lot of reasons, amongst them being that I work with Moodle on a day-to-day basis in my daytime job, and I use it on some of my own sites. However, most important is the fact that Moodle provides a platform for education that is…
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم A few days ago, Matt Lee of the Free Software Foundation had asked in the #theora IRC channel for help in making a DVD of the Patent Absurdity documentary. Several people volunteered to help, and I was one of them. I discovered later that this was related to the “Who should…
Fedora 13 released!
Alhamdulillaah, Fedora 13 has been released! Torrents (on a newly redesigned torrent page) are also available. Not a bad way to get back into blogging, either. Look for more updates soon, in shaaʾ Allaah.
More updates to blog, switching to GPL theme
Bismillāhir Raḥmānir Raḥīm Alḥamdulillāh, I’ve decided that, after upgrading WordPress, I should do a little housekeeping. As usual, I find a list best presents the ideas I wish to express: I upgraded to WordPress 2.8.2 (mentioned here). I fixed some posts that had some typos (I usually am good about this, but these had slipped…
High Dynamic Range photography
Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem Alhamdulillaah, I’ve just managed to produce my first HDR (high dynamic range) image the results of which I’m pleased with. Once again, I have CHDK to thank for enabling this feature easily.