I like flight simulators. I've played all of the good ones, Flightgear is
an open-source flight simulator that isn't bad, and is steadily getting better
with every release. While it is available to run on Mac, there's no way to
calibrate the Joystick due to a lack ...
Being a Linux user, I'm used to a fairly standard set of tools on my
command-line. On OS X, it's essentially BSD UNIX underneath, which I have had
some experience with thanks to FreeBSD. The environment is very similar, but
not identical, and on FreeBSD, you quickly find ...
For some time my desktop has been an older, underpowered Linux box, so using
services like Twitter via the website has been painful, as loaded with heavy
So, like any Python programmer would do, I wrote my own client. Well, lets ...
So, after unpackaging my brand-spanking new Mac Mini, I grabbed a copy of the
X-Plane demo, dropped in an old usb joystick and fired it up. Oddly, X-Plane
itself asked me if I wanted to calibrate the joystick, which struck me as odd,
that hasn't happened in years, not ...
So, the first thing I did after after wrapping my head around the cocoa
interface was to start installing software like a madman. I wanted Firefox,
VLC, Kobo, Gimp, Vim, etc, etc, etc. So, I had to learn how to install apps on
I've needed a new desktop for a while now. As I'm primarily a Unix user, I
typically buy a cheap PC and put Linux on it. This involves doing a bunch of
research into available hardware to make sure that everything is going to
work, like accelerated graphics ...