Having been satisfied with the beta releases of OS X Yosemite all I can say is that the final release is a disappointment. My machine which ran stably from one beta to the next is now rebooting due to fatal errors almost every day since release. Apple… Where are you? Continue reading OS X Yosemite final release less stable than betas
“If you want to succeed then you need to immerse yourself in the problem” – wise advice from a business mentor of mine… My long serving Apple Macs run everything – work, media, side project coding and now VMs filled with Linux and Enlightenment. They are shiny and solid but have strange keyboard layouts, nonstandard hardware and a bad implementation of virtual desktops that get … Continue reading Accelerating the return to enlightenment (With linux on a Yoga 2 Pro)
So I’m trying out Linux for the first time in over 5 years. Mainly to get back on board with Enlightenment development, partly due to frustrations with Mac OSX and also because every software engineer should be up to speed with how it’s progressing. This leads me to the question if is it ready… Ready for what? Wide stream adoption? Frustration free desktop? A better … Continue reading Linux, is it ready?
Or it seems like it! My latest MacBook Pro has frozen completely 3 times in the last fortnight. This machine has not been upgraded to mavericks yet either. Seems like whether or not you do the upgrade you’ve got problems on the OSX desktop. I don’t think Apple can blame Gmail for all the issues I’m seeing… Continue reading My Mac’s dying…
Apple Computers. The renegades, the designers, the pirates, the company that “Thinks Different“, fighting big blue and bringing research projects to market. Fighting a world of desktop computer monopolies, leading the smart phone market and defining the tablet. And now struggling to differentiate themselves from all the other mass market software providers – really? In my series on returning to Linux and the Enlightenment desktop … Continue reading Apple… Where are you?
Hi there guys – so I heard that the latest OSX / MacBook Pro was causing issues for people wanting to dual boot with the latest Ubuntu release so I decided to have a go. OK so I’m not going to pretend it was easy but you should be able to get it running if you just follow this simple set of steps. I have … Continue reading Ubuntu 11.10 and OSX Lion dual boot on MacBook Pro 8,2 even with FileVault2!
Wow, who would have thought I would ever get it working? Not me, that’s for sure… But thanks to this great howto i finally did it, what a relief it is too – thanks Jimmy! Continue reading SMTP auth with Postfix + SASL – FINALLY
Well, after many months using this Ubuntu thing and a chat with one of the core developers I realised how great their commitment is to providing a “works out of the box” solution. Just now I found that suspend without any hacking etc (well, a config change, as it is nvidia) on my shiny laptop! cool 🙂 Continue reading Ubuntu – If you like it tell your friends
OK, so since moving to ubuntu it has annoyed me that flash sites hadfonts missing (if the author forgot to embed them!) when using thefirefox plugin. After browsing I found that installing gsfonts and gsfonts-x11 fixed this problem. YAY 🙂 Continue reading Missing fonts in flash player – SOLVED