Posts tagged linux
I saw this on a post from Fresh Ubuntu podcast. You gotta love linux programmers. I’m a big fan of ordering pizza online. The problem is the closest Dominos, in my area, keeps screwing up the orders. Besides that – this video is awesome and I’m going to install it just to try it out.
Here’s the site to download the application: www.beigerecords.com/cory/pizza_party/
Quick Answer: Delete any related file ending in “.ev-summary” in the ~/.evolution/mail/local/ folder. Make sure Evolution is closed before you do this.
Rant: Here’s my ordeal with this horrible error, at least to a noob in linux, like myself. I couldn’t figure out why I was getting this error. When I opened Evolution I would get a pop-up saying “Summary and folder mismatch, even after a sync”. I thought it was my mail stored on my server, I have 4 pop accounts and I ended up deleting all the old emails 500+ each (Yeah I’m a pack rat). It was literally driving me crazy because it wanted to redownload ALL my old emails.
I’m having a hard time understanding what makes Livna so hot, in the linux-world. To my understanding they are better than getting videocard drivers from nVidia’s web site because they are opensource and when you install the latest kernel update – your card won’t go bonk!? on you. As for me, I’ve been using nVidia’s propriatory drivers because that’s the only way I get World of Warcraft or any other video game to work.
The only issue that I have to deal with right now IS, when my kernel is updated. I have to run through the Xserver configuration. Once I get into my desktop, I would then switch back to my propriatory drivers or CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE back out to a full shell environment to reinstall them. It is a bit of a hassle, but I have yet to jump on the band wagon of Livna.
Since I have tons of financial responsibilities, I cannot buy a next-gen console. I’m itchin’ for GTA IV, Grand Turismo 5, etc… I did get a chance to play GTA IV at my neighbor’s house the other day and I fell in love with it. Aw, it’s sool cool and he has a big screen TV too so it looked really nice. With touching GTA, it’s hard to go back home and NOT play it. I downloaded GTA San Andreas for my linuxbox and everything ran without a hitch via Wine.
I played some World of Warcraft last night (dinged to 46 on my priest) and was pretty tired – so I said my “gnite” to the guild members and intended to go to bed, but I found myself double-clicking on the San Andreas icon and to my surprise – I was up till 2:00 AM – AGAIN!!!?!?!?! It’s funny playing the game on my PC. I certainly had to get comfortable with the controls – it really handles different than the PS2 controller, but I did notice that I took my time with everything. I actually got more emersed into the world than I did when I played it on my console.