A redesign with restrictions. … More Home Networking
10 Years later, coming full circle with Ubuntu Linux. … More First Impressions, again.
On the 23rd, 24th and 25th I will be following this three day course in learning Apple’s Logic Pro. The Apple Premium Reseller I work for has giving me the oppertunity to participate in this course which will be meassured by an exam. I will be following in depth teaching about the following subjects: Working … More Logic Pro course with exam
Running Microsoft’s Windows on Mac isn’t by far a secret anymore. How dissapointed I was at first I have to admit now it was a strategical and good move of Apple. For people like me in the sales branche it meant a good pitch immediately from the start. The number pf possibilities and solutions for … More Installing Microsoft Windows on your Mac
What is a real backup? For a person it can mean burning a CD / DVD with files. For an other person it can mean buying a hard drive. So are there even more options. Ubuntu Linux has definitely grown in the last few years. It has become a solid distribution which is proving to … More Ubuntu Linux should promote making backups #Prt. 1
Today was any other normal day for except the fact I attended a tech-series presentation. This presentation was organized by Apple to share knowledge and information about media and IT solutions. For some reason the whole evening made me realize what matters to me a lot and the feeling I forgot about. All of it … More Haven’t wrote in a while
With the introduction of Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 another series of Apple computers got pushed back. Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 feature fair system requirements compared to the economical lifespan of modern / current day computers. Mac OS X 10.5 is already running on my Apple Mac Pro 2.0GHz (2x Intel Xeon Dual Core … More Don’t sell your PowerPC G4 yet!
Almost two years have passed since the first day I started working at an Apple Premium Reseller. In those two years I had not only the privilege of selling Apple (related) products I also worked a full year as an Apple Technician. Now featuring the best of both worlds I’m more than eager to blast … More Career details
Resurrecting your xserver by restoring your previous xorg.confA few days ago I installed Cedega on my portable with Ubuntu Linux installed on it. After installation I customized the application options / preferences and ran the test utility. The test revealed that my 3D Acceleration wasn’t working. I found that a crucial part to have working … More Restoring your previous xorg.conf file
Yesterday the following information was released by the people over at Penguin.SWF (developers of Flash Player 9 for Linux): Our current schedule for releasing the final version of Flash Player 9 for Linux is early 2007. Many readers have understandably requested a beta version before that time.alpha-beta.pngYes, we do plan to release a beta version … More Flash Player 9 for Linux expected in early 2007
It has been weeks since I’ve installed Compiz on my portable. Should you use (AI)XGL/Compiz on your normal working machine?Not in my case. I’ve been experiencing some rendering issues. In order to solve the problem I have to restart Compiz every time it happens. Is that bad?Since the whole XGL/Compiz thing is alpha I don’t … More Should I try (ai)xgl/compiz
Today was the first day I could experience my job. Yesterday my store manager asked me if I was interested in helping out the guys at the head office. At the moment they are missing two colleagues. One of them has found other work, I will be replacing him permanently soon. An other employee at … More My first day as an Apple Technician.
Quoted from markshuttleworth.com A short while ago I blogged about what I think is one of the most interesting and challenging positions at Canonical – the Ubuntu community manager. We had several fantastic folks in the shortlist and I’m pleased to say that Jono Bacon (a.k.a. jono on IRC.freenode.net, pictured here playing his own interpretation … More Ubuntu has a new community manager
For those who own Intel graphical chipset it might happen that the maximum resolution can’t be set. Why this problem still isn’t solved I don’t know. It might have something to do with Ubuntu Linux or Intel drivers.Earlier in my blog I wrote how to install drivers for a Intel Graphical card. I took my … More Absolute Beginner Guide: 915resolution
A lot of things have been going on lately. I’m working several articles for the blog at the same time. In real life I just got a new job at the same company. Within a few weeks I’m done with selling Apple hardware, software and accessories. I’ve have been chosen to work at our head … More New job, same company!
Several hours of fun and a quick nap have passed since I installed XGL on my system and Compiz to manage it all. It’s running cute on my portable which is equipped with an Intel 855GM onboard chipset. But there are a few flaws which I can’t seem to correct. Two modules (state and trailfocus) … More Some minor flaws with XGL
Some time ago I wrote that I had tried XGL/Compiz using an Intel 855GM onboard chip and Ubuntu Linux. The guide I’ve used however wasn’t a right one or wasn’t good at all. Richard Querin replied with a comment saying he used a much simpeler guide which should work.Having being busy with all sorts of … More How-to Install XGL/Compiz on Ubuntu (the easy way).
Working as a sales employee at an Apple Centre I watched the WWDC text messages and photos on Macrumors.com and Engadget.com come by. I found it a quite thrilling keynote with some interesting products and product features being announced and explained.Apple has always been presenting a solution to people who are searching for something easy … More Even after the WWDC 2006 Keynote, I’m all Ubuntu.
Yesterday I found this blog post on Ubuntu Video. This is a nice demonstration of what XGL is capable of. Even more interesting is the fact that this movie is starring a Macbook 2.0GHz with (of course) Ubuntu Linux installed on it. This shows that Apple’s newest portable member is capable of some serious effects … More XGL in action
A week ago I found my Palm Zire again. I’ve experienced some easy working for the passed half year and didn’t needed the hand-held. Unfortunately the amount of work is dramatically increasing and I need the Palm to organize it all as efficiently as possible.The device has been out of order for half a year. … More Palm Zire under Linux