Fedora 12 PulseAudio fix

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For a while after upgrading my work system to Fedora 12, my sound wasn’t working. After ridiculous amounts of searching through extensive instructions on how to fix it, I stumbled on a solution today. For my system, ALSA sound worked just fine (found this out by trying the ALSA output plugin in audacious). In / […]

Initial disappointment with Google Gadgets

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Running Fedora 11, I forgot I installed Google Gadgets, so while I’m waiting for PEAR to install, I figured I’d register my disappointment here. All of them look relatively decent, but unfortunately the 4 or so I’ve tried (out of hundreds, I know), aren’t SVG. So that means when I make them bigger to show […]

Common as a “Hip Hop Artist”

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That’s right. There’s a few of those left. Those that speak in rhymes not about guns or women, but of their love of music. It’s pure. From Geto Heaven Pt 2: Thought of things to say to become the in thing for the day Somehow, that didn’t seem the way for me to make it […]

Susan Boyle is beautiful.

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Laugh, but our perception of hot and beautiful are two very different ideals to me. I just got done reading an article about Susan on The Guardian and checked out the YouTube video of her on Britain’s Got Talent. Is Susan Boyle ugly? Or are we? On Saturday night she stood on the stage in […]