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New Fractal Software… And a plug for the GIMP editor.

Posted by grelmar on February 16th, 2011

So, I started messing around with some new (to me) fractal software, XaoS, on my Linux box, and this is the first one I’ve rendered out and captured. Like a lot of things in Linux land, the UI for this software leaves a lot to be desired, and there’s a bit more of a learning […]

All OS’s suck… Even Linux

Posted by grelmar on December 23rd, 2010

Subtitle:  Why making simple things hard is a bad idea. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve made my choices and I’m sticking with it.  Day to day, I work in Linux and that isn’t going to change.  But there’s a good reason why Linux is a “Fringe” OS on the desktop, and why it will remain […]

The White House Goes Open Source.

Posted by grelmar on October 30th, 2009

I’m a bit under the gun here.  I was actually working, and kinda lost track of time.  Now I’m staring down 40 minutes to make my personally imposed “deadline.”  Let’s see if I can come up with a couple of hundred words. I think I’ll stick with the tech theme of the past couple of […]

Ubuntu Makes Me Happy

Posted by grelmar on December 13th, 2007

Subtitle: Linux Will Conquer All The first time I used a computer was back in the late 70’s. My dad used to take me with him to his office if he had to work a few hours on a Saturday (I think to get me out of my mom’s hair). He’d plunk me down in […]


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