the_leander
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belated happy birthday to Adz, and happy birthday to the Flufster! Aug 7, 2014

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    1. the_leander
      the_leander
      belated happy birthday to Adz, and happy birthday to the Flufster!
    2. the_leander
      the_leander
      Yikes dude, is everyone ok?
    3. the_leander
      the_leander
      Holy crap - Sleep mode finally works on on this laptop! Not even windows got it to play nice. Also passed my ECDL course, which is good.
    4. the_leander
      the_leander
      I've gotten a few replies, but my last interview was a complete washout. "Media/sales consultant" turned out to be "travelling salesman" bs.
    5. the_leander
      the_leander
      Likewise mate! Sorry about the absence, been jobhunting like a fucker, I'm beginning to think I might have better luck playing the lottery!
    6. the_leander
      the_leander
      Man it is weird and a pita moving from one browser to another... Finally ditched Opera after nearly a decade of use :(
    7. the_leander
      the_leander
      Anyone here remember the childrens program "knightmare" from the early 90s? A new episode has been made for Youtube's geek week.
    8. the_leander
      the_leander
      @Wayne, hah! I'm not nearly enough of a masochist to even attempt such a thing :D
    9. the_leander
      the_leander
      Note to self, Celtx for Linux install instructions suck giant donkey balls...
    10. the_leander
      the_leander
      Well Adz, it's finally done: I did a fresh install of Kubuntu and yes, I admit, I was a bloody idiot for not doing it sooner...
    11. the_leander
      the_leander
      After all the bad press and restrictions G+ came with, I never bothered with it, didn't see much point.
    12. the_leander
      the_leander
      To all those across the pond facing this storm: Stay safe.
    13. the_leander
      the_leander
      @adz Worked through most of the teething troubles. Seems the 3d performance issue only applies to compositing, not games.
    14. the_leander
      the_leander
      Broken: sleep mode (haven't found a linux yet where it works), 3d compositing (which I don't use day to day).. many day 1 niggles.
    15. the_leander
      the_leander
      Just updated to Kubuntu 12.04... It seems to like my Xpress 200m gfx chip even less than 10.04 did lol!
    16. the_leander
      the_leander
      Finally get unlimited broadband, so I can do things like stream TV... Only to find there's nothing on worth watching... Typical...
    17. the_leander
      the_leander
      Finally get unlimited broadband, so I can do thinks like stream TV... Only to find there's nothing on worth watching... Typical....
    18. the_leander
      the_leander
      huh, apps2sd doesn't run under ICS... ouya might have a problem then, also my G9 is near full lol
    19. the_leander
      the_leander
      Final Fantasy 3 for android, good but damn pricy...
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      the_leander
      Sorry for my recent absence, good luck Rob, gratz moto, love to all
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