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A developers sixth time trying to maintain a blog

Posts tagged with #linux
The Tiling Truth
Form, function and flexibility. I find that these three concepts are not always easy to rank. Sometimes I feel that form trumps functionality, sometimes I don't. When it comes to window managers however, function is king! I have to admit, I've bee...
written on May 14, 2012 at 10:33 by Mikael Lofjärd
Progress at Last
Sometimes you need more than your operating system gives you. That's when a text editor comes in handy. ` Copying large files to my NAS becomes so much more fun when I actually KNOW that it's doing what it should. Progress bars FTW! UPDATE: Now i...
written on May 7, 2012 at 21:33 by Mikael Lofjärd
Screw You Ubuntu - I'm Going Home
Ignoring a short play date with Red Hat around '95, my first Linux love was Slackware. Slackware was fast and awesome but it somewhat lacked in the package discovery department. I installed most things from source and after learning about all the ba...
written on March 4, 2012 at 14:49 by Mikael Lofjärd
The Development Environment Enigma
As you might have noticed, there hasn't been much work done on the blog these last few months. It kind of boils down to complexity. When I started building this blog my main workstation was running Windows 7. Everything ran as well on Node.js on W...
written on March 3, 2012 at 11:22 by Mikael Lofjärd