The 13th meetup of the enigma expedition was on the 30th local time, and I missed both of them, and considering recent events, now seems like a good time to do some writing.
Laptops suck. That's rather hypocritical of me, as I'm writing this on my ThinkPad T420 running Haiku, but at present, you can't get a laptop that has a good display, is reasonably powerful, has a good keyboard, and doesn't have an x86 processor.
In the last Elite: Dangerous post I mentioned I was going to be participating in the Enigma Expedition. It's currently day 6, my Dolphin is landed in the Lagoon Nebula near Thor's Eye, and here's some more pretty pictures and videos.
I've been collecting videos of old computer stuff for a while, and I converted a few to webm and thought I might share them:
On the 24th I bought my copy of Elite: Dangerous for about $20 in the Steam Winter sale. I've taken a lot of screenshots so here's what I think and what I've done, I guess. This isn't my usual sort of post, and there'll probably be plenty of pictures.
Tis the season, I guess. Have fun. Thought I'd share what I've been working on.
Linux has wonderful Wacom graphics tablet support. They work almost entirely out of the box with no configuration, unless you want to do extra. However, the one I have is not a Wacom, and is in fact an off-brand one from 15 years ago or so. Setting it up on Linux isn't as easy. Here's how, I guess.
For a long time I used Windows 7 Pro, up until earlier this year. But With Windows 10 becoming more common (I think it hit 50% of Windows market share recently?) and me wanting more memory to use, I did the only same thing. I installed Windows 8.
Due to circumstances involving needing to contact someone and them only leaving a Discord invite link, I ended up trying it. It wasn't fun, or pretty.