Monthly Archives: November 2006

Snow at South Point

Tonight there was snow at South Point! Well, not the real stuff… but a nice sprinkling in a controlled area, none on the roads, you know what that does to NC roads. Tonight was the annual Tree lighting to kick … Continue reading

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The road to a better Xorg

Was just reading a bit about plans for Xorg 7.3. The short version is no xorg.conf, completely dynamic. And possibly even hotplug for monitors. This would be a great thing for Linux on the desktop. Good configuration tools are lacking … Continue reading

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Tomboy: Now even cooler!

Just packaged up the a snapshot of the current cvs HEAD of tomboy which includes the cool new note pinning feature. It seems plenty stable, and imho a very useful feature. I practically run my life through tomboy, and this … Continue reading

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Beryl and intel, what a great match

Laurie has a Dell Inspiron 6000 that has had an early Foresight release candidate on it for a good year now. She finally said she wanted all the latest cool stuff and wanted a reinstall. I grabbed the latest isos … Continue reading

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Beryl and AIGLX

Seems the latest open source ati driver works with AIGLX and beryl. It is quite impressive, and I am glad to see the performance is at least on par with if not better than Xgl/Compiz. Foresight comes with AIGLX by … Continue reading

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Now Xen friendly!

rBuilder Online now supports generating Xen images! There are a bunch of appliances available already as Xen images, check them out. Included are 3 of my projects, MySQL Appliance, PostgreSQL Appliance, and the LAMP Appliance. To use any of these … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

Had a good night of trick or treating… the kids had a blast. Drew was a Carolina Hurricane’s hockey player (I loved the shoulder pads) and Ashlyn was a Princess. She has been talking about being a princess all year.

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