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Saturday, November 27, 2004

Rest of NFL Week #12

Here are the rest of my picks for this week's NFL action. I use the term "action" loosely since neither of the Thanksgiving games contained a whole lot of it. Bengals, Chargers, Vikings, Eagles, Steelers, Bucs, Titans, Falcons, Dolphins (and you thought the Cowboys-Bears game was ugly), Seahawks, Jets, Patriots, Broncos, Packers.

The Master comments: Eeyore's picks: Bengals, Vikings, Eagles, Chargers, Bucs, Texans, Steelers, Falcons, Patriots, Seahawks, 49ers, Jets, Broncos, Packers.

Friday, November 26, 2004

Silliest . . . Mod . . . Ever

I'm not sure, but I'm quite certain that this could be the silliest mod ever. It's so silly, that I may have to download it and try it out myself.

DOOM3 1.1.1286 Linux Binaries

id's Timothee "TTimo" Besset updated his .plan with news that there are new binaries available that include ALSA/multichannel sound support. Here's the word:

No GUI changes were made in order to remain compatible with the first release, you will need to set some cvars on the command line to configure your sound:

set s_driver to best, alsa or oss. (best will just try alsa and fallback to OSS otherwise )
set s_numberOfSpeakers to 2 for stereo, 6 for multichannel sound ( whatever your actual number of speakers may be ).

For instance:
doom3 +set s_driver alsa +set s_numberOfSpeakers 6
will start doom3 using the Alsa sound backend in multichannel mode

I'm helping seed the BitTorrent right now, so get downloading!

Single Window in Firefox

I just found a neat trick in Firefox to force sites that insist on opening links in new windows to open them in new tabs instead. First type about:config into the address bar. Look for browser.tabs.showSingleWindowModePrefs (type Single into the filter to make it easier) and change it to true. Then under Tools->Options->Advanced (or Edit->Preferences->Advanced in the GTK version) look for Tabbed Browsing. Check the box marked Force links that open new windows to open in: and choose the a new tab radio button.

While you are at it, check out the official Firefox keyboard shortcuts page for more fun tricks. I use Ctrl-PgUp/PgDn all the time to navigate between tabs.

Past Two Days' News

Recent Headlines

January 5, 2015: It Returns!
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July 5, 2007: Slackware 12.0 Released
May 20, 2007: PhpBB 3.0 RC 1 Released
February 2, 2007: DOOM3 1.31 Patch

January 27, 2007: Join the World Community Grid
January 17, 2007: Flash Player 9 for Linux
December 30, 2006: Darkness over Daggerford 1.2
December 19, 2006: Pocket Tunes 4.0 Released
December 9, 2006: WRT54G 1.01.1 Firmware OK with Linux/Mac

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