Wordpress is dead. Long live Jekyll! I’m going to start shutting down the old srvthe.net server, and I’ve already done away with the old wordpress server. It feels really good not to be runnyn any more php. This site is now being hosted on github.io (ie, fastly). It took me a while to import the old posts and set up the redirects, but was surprisingly easy given the number of great resources out there. For...
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notion is dead. Long live i3! Years ago when Ubuntu introduced Unity, I desperately sought an alternative window manager. I wasn’t too happy with gnome, and a friend of mine recommended i tiling window manager he’d been using - ion3. ion3 was pretty good, I really liked how minimalist it was - enabling me to easily create and destroy workspaces, and while defining tiling layouts was a bit clunky (involved using menus), and the configuration...
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After fighting with it a bit, I got gentoo working on my macbook retina from work. I updated the wiki article substantially to share my findings, in case anyone else wants to duplicate or improve on my efforts https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Apple_Macbook_Pro_Retina
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I think all tech geeks like to brag about their setup a bit. I know I certainly do ;) I was very flattered to be interviewed by “My Linux Rig” recently. Check it out!
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tl;dr RasPlex was born from my love for XBMC, and wouldn’t have been possible without the OpenELEC, Xbian, and Raspbmc projects. I call for us all to work together, share our work, and improve one another to provide the best possible UX, and provide stronger platforms than we would separately, reinventing each other’s work. If you agree, please take to twitter, tweeting the @SamNazarko, @Koenkk, @raspbmc, and @OpenELEC with #htpcunite. It all began 8 years...
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