PCLinuxOS and BOINC

That gap between Christmas and New Years is a wonderful time if I’m not on project. That’s when I try to tick entries off that “I Wish I Had Time For…” list. Yes, there will probably be a few more posts about the LS-120 saga, but those will come later. For now I discuss the …

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KDE Neon – Distcc and Qt

One of the tools which was wildly touted years ago was distcc. This is a distributed compilation system which can be brutal to set up, but can also dramatically reduce compilation times for big jobs. It has fallen out of favor in recent years because most developers end up getting a quad or more core …

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First Look – Solydxk

This is really what KDE Neon should have been. Not some buggy YABU but straight off of Debian. Hopefully those in charge will consume this distro and re-brand it KDE Neon. Having heaped that kind of praise it is not without its quirks. While the “Welcome” screen slide show you manually navigate through seems nice, …

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The Lattice Project

Those who know me know that I load BOINC on my desktop computers so I can give something back to society with their idle time. No, I’m not like the current GOP replacement for Obamacare which could be more aptly named “be rich or die.” Every person who has a desktop computer sitting at home …

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