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Friday, November 29, 2002

Mozilla DHTML Bug

The Mozilla team has discovered a bug in Mozilla 1.2 that would cause DHTML on some sites to fail. They will be releasing 1.2.1 to fix that problem soon (although I suspect that with the holidays, "soon" might mean "Monday").

Dark Forces JKII Mod Demo Level

There is a mod team working on converting all of Dark Forces to work with Jedi Knight II. They have released a demo level for you to try out. I haven't played Dark Forces in a LONG time (hmm, I wonder how hard it would be to install using WINE . . .), but the demo level immediately brought back memories. It's kind of frightening how well I remembered how the level is laid out. If you own JKII, you definitely want to check this one out.

Radeon 2.5.1 XFree86 4.x Drivers Released

ATI has released new Linux XFree86 drivers for their Radeon 8x00 and 9x00 line of cards. This is listed among the changes: "'Powered By ATI' products install properly." I don't know if this means that the drivers now work with non-ATI-branded cards or not. Has anyone tried these bad-boys? Thanks Linux Games.

UPDATE! Yessir! These drivers are supposed to work with all Radeon 8x00 and 9x00 cards, regardless of whether they are actually made by ATI or not.

New NVIDIA nForce 1.0-0248 Linux Drivers

If I were building a whole new system today (and I'm not), I would give NVIDIA's nForce2-based motherboards a long look. They have just released new Linux drivers that support both the original nForce and the nForce2. These drivers provide audio and networking support. Their video card drivers will support the on-board video, if any. The other features, such as on-board USB, are handled by the kernel drivers. Pretty cool stuff--it almost makes me wish I was building a new box. Thanks Linux Games.

Offtopic: if you haven't done so already, go see Linux Games' new design. It almost makes me want to give The Haus a facelift. Hmmm . . .

Thursday, November 28, 2002

Thanksgiving Football

Time for the greatest tradition in all sports, the Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Day game! This tradition dates back to 1936. Unfortunately, I cannot bring myself to pick them, even though I'll probably regret it later. Thus I pick Patriots and the Redskins for today's games.

The Master comments: Eeyore picked the same way, surprise surprise :-)

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December 19, 2006: Pocket Tunes 4.0 Released
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