I don’t write about emusic enough. I signed up a few months ago on a 50 songs a month package, and have downloaded countless really good songs that I would never have bought otherwise. This month I’ve concentrated on new releases, and have downloaded the new albums from Super Furry Animals, The Thermals, and Camera […]

Changing hostname in Mandriva

I’ve been doing a bit of work on Mandriva recently, and I always forget that there are two places you need to change the host name before it “takes”. in /etc/sysconfig/network add the following line: HOSTNAME=hostname Where hostname is whatever you want the computer to be called. Then in /etc/hosts just add the hostname after […]

Albums of the first quarter?

According to last.fm, the list goes like so: Frank Turner – Love Ire & Song + The First Three Years And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – The Century of Self The Hold Steady – Separation Sunday          The Decemberists – The Hazards of Love    The Hold Steady – Stay […]

Trying new Linux Distributions

This week I’ve been installing various things on the collection of SD cards and USB sticks I have lying around. Fedora 11 is looking very good, and runs like a dream on my EeePC. TinyCore looks interesting, and boots in about 10 seconds, but I don’t think it’s what I’m looking for other than as […]