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Re-enable virtual terminals on Ubuntu 12.04

In the past month I’ve been getting accustomed to Ubuntu 12.04, and all of the changes it brings to the user interface of Ubuntu. One issue I’ve been especially bothered by is the lack of virtual terminals, at least of users of NVIDIA’s proprietary drivers (myself included). The issue seems to stem from the fact […]

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GPSDrive on OS X

After getting GPSd to compile on OS X, I set my sights on GPSDrive, an open source navigation and map viewing program. When I posted about GPS a couple years ago, I installed GPSDrive, using the version from Fink. However, the latest version of GPSDrive on Fink nowadays is 2.08pre12, while the latest stable release […]

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GPSd under OS X (revisited)

It’s been almost 2 and half years since I originally posted about GPSd and OS X. That post got quite a bit of traffic for a while, but a whole lot has changed since then. If you’re interested in some in-depth background information, you should check out the old post; this post is mostly about […]

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Chrome + Grooveshark = Blank Page!?!

Recently I was having a pretty frustrating issue viewing Grooveshark in Chrome — it would only load a blank, white page. This had me tearing my hair out, and Google was no help at all; there seemed to be a handful of people posting about this problem, but their posts didn’t offer any solutions. I […]

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Can Apple keep this up?

It seems to me that Apple has undergone a change in the past year or so. With the introduction of the App Store, the iPhone 3G, and Mobile Me, Apple seems to have lowered its quality standards. In the past there was the common knowledge that you shouldn’t buy the first revision of a product […]

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