Author Archives: Dr Poh
Wayland is a lightweight display server protocol that is already severely overdue to replace XORG. There has always been a master plan to include Wayland into Ubuntu. What does this mean? It means Linux/Ubuntu will now be easier to develop, use … Continue reading
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 8,000 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading
Building A Steam Box in Singapore: Introduction and Proposal
Over the next few days, I will be undergoing a construction and testing project for a Steam Machine + Media Center. Continue reading
LXQT is a light and usable desktop environment. It is almost ready and I believe by Lubuntu 16.04 will be the default selection for DE choice for our OS. It is essential to look forward into the future and thats what made me choose LXDE with a potential to transition to LXQT in the first place rather than XFCE. The few crucial bugs that I had encountered were fixed shortly.
There are a few quirks as stated before and some software look somewhat old-age, consider VLC being based on QT, look at its mac comparison and the linux comparison. GTK software like libre-office look out of place but we can’t do much about it. Theming seems to help a little.
Also, right clicking on the desktop is a basic feature that is needed and requested by many users. I hope it is implemented in the next release. Continue reading
Release: 10 March 2015 Genre: Simulator, City-building Developer: Colossal Order, published byParadox Interactive Relations: Sim City 4 Runs on: Windows, Mac, Linux Cities: Skylines has described itself to be a modern take of the classic city simulation game and we know … Continue reading
“But WhatsApp is working so well!!!” – random person on the street This is phone territory, which I thought I wouldn’t write about, but like most people, I use a smart phone which has now encroached into desktop/laptop territory. “But … Continue reading
“For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and that one, ‘Come,’ and he comes. I say to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.” – Luke 7:8-9 Lubuntu, … Continue reading
Wine is a great system to running programs, but there are many alternatives in Linux. The biggest thing people use wine for is games and the most common complain about games running under the WINE compatibility layer is performance. Naturally, … Continue reading