audacious %CPU

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Yo, Recently, I noticed that audacious (ver. 2.3.-2) is gulping my CPU resources (~25%CPU according to top) and today I discovered, on my Debian Linux (sid), that the culprit seems to be the combination between audacious and ALSA: once I installed pulseaudio, and set audacious to play through pulseaudio, the audacious dropped to 3%CPU (top […]

freedom of choice

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

If you’re still using Windows in 2009, at home or at work, while there is FreeBSD, and this variety of GNU/Linux distributions, like Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, Knoppix …, please don’t speak to anyone anymore about freedom of choice, that’s a freedom you’re not using, so chances are you’re not really grasping the concept. I switched […]

about windows7

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

I was willing to get the free trial MSWindows7, so i had to create an account, in a typical corporate fashion, and started downloading the beast, then I stopped because it was fully clear to me that the next Windows is Ubuntu: it’s already fully functional and user-friendly, not to mention that it’s free as […]

GNU, FreeBSD, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux wave goodbye to Microsoft Windows XP

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Incidentally, today’s the national day of my country, Romania, but, more important, I’m proud to announce that I decided not to wait until Sloterdijk’s Spheres will be translated into English too and I got rid permanently of Microsoft Windows from the computers I’m using: I installed Ubuntu Linux on my laptop, Debian Linux on my […]