To update the hand control or motor controller firmware on any of your Celestron mounts, you will need the Celestron Firmware Manager. The whole process is explained on this website. Long story short, you have to download the software here: http://software.celestron.com/updates/?dir=CFM/CFM After unzipping you end up with CFM.jar. To be able to run that you … Continue reading Celestron Firmware Manager on Linux
In some cases, Steam on Linux greets your with an error dialog stating: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems This is because Steam ships copies of several system libraries which may interfere with other libraries on your system that it doesn't replace. This can easily be fixed. Just … Continue reading Fixing Steam on Linux OpenGL GLX warning
I'm just double-posting this here because not everybody is using Twitter *g*. This is an interesting interview of Aron Seigo (of KDE) and Arnaud Laprévote (Mandriva CTO) about Linux on Netbooks. Quite interesting..
Here's some useful user info about the recently landed Palm Pre, which I currently tend to buy when it arrives in europe. Mathew Garret also has a lenghty post about details from the recently leaked root image. Ah, not to forget, this is how to get into developer mode. Actually I'm prefering this gadget over … Continue reading The Palm Pre
Having had no status update of KGo since quite some time, I'm going to fix that now. So what actually is KGo? As the name implies it is an implementation of the traditional Go (or Weiqi) game widely played in Japan an China. We are in luck that we already have a good free Go … Continue reading KGo status updates
Being currently in France and kind of shut-off from the rest of the world due to a lack of TV or Radio I decided to hunt for a proper DVB-T Stick. DVB-T is a (or the) digital terrestrial television standard (the equivalent of ATSC in the US). The cool thing is that most of the … Continue reading DVB-T on Linux
The Amarok Insider issue 13 was just released! Amarok 2 is making great steps towards a well-polished final release, I've been testing it from time to time (from SVN trunk) and it improved a lot over time. It is now mature and stable and looks nice too: A lot of users will appreciate that there … Continue reading New Amarok Insider