Monthly Archives: August 2012

play Hexagon! and how to get wine 1.3 on Debian squeeze

Everyone, play Hexagon!  (and get wine 1.3 on Debian squeeze) A great new free game by Terry Cavanagh of VVVVVV fame. in the browser: distractionware.com/games/flash/hexagon/ exe zip: http://www.glorioustrainwrecks.com/node/2528 exe zip direct link: ai.ki/hexagon This game appears #4 on google:hexagon; it’s … Continue reading

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let us give thanks for mutt, the suckless mailer

Let us give thanks for mutt, the suckless mailer. What’s that you say?  your mailer has a pretty GUI? Well I bet it doesn’t have macros… and that means it SUCKS! macro index <f2> “l(~N|~O) (~h ^X-Spam-Level:\\ [*]|~h constantcontact)<enter>” macro … Continue reading

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a letter to “the Australian”, not likely to be published there

to the Australian newspaper, “For those who come across the seas, we’ve boundless plains to share. With courage let us all combine to advance Australia fair.” You heard them sing at the Olympics.  Now go share those plains. But, Overpopulation!  … Continue reading

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Pandora Shop @ pandoria.org, Australia

Pandora Shop  @ pandoria.org, Australia Open Pandora is now for sale in the land of Oz. She is a pocket ARM Linux box, named for the unlucky lass of ancient times. You do need one, they are awesome!  

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GCC+MIRO build instructions, patch and binaries

MIRO: Mudflap Improved with Referent Objects I built GCC 4.3.0 with MIRO, for C and C++ runtime bounds checking. http://sam.nipl.net/code/gcc-miro/ http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/MIRO http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~awl03/projects/miro/ In my opinion, MIRO is extremely valuable, and it is worth running an older gcc to use it … Continue reading

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Linked out

In May/June Linked in was hacked, and at least 6.5 million distinct unsalted SHA1 password hashes were taken and published. Linked in claims it notified the users whose password hashes were leaked, and disabled their accounts. I use Linked in, … Continue reading

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