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Category: Rants

Leaving KDE

Posted in: KDE, Linux, Rants

After being a loyal fan of KDE for a long time, I’ve just left…

A plea to KDE developers

Posted in: KDE, Rants

In short: don’t touch my data with alpha-quality software like Akonadi, and start working on things people actually want instead of grandiose schemes that have failed.

Gutsy woes

Posted in: KDE, Linux, Rants

I upgraded to Gutsy RC last week, and I’ve really had nothing but trouble, and submitted lots of bugs…

Facebook broken in Konqueror

Posted in: KDE, Linux, Rants

At the end of the day, contrary to what many web developers and browser writers would like you to believe, quality and standards compliance mean nothing. The only thing that matters is market share.

HSQL and HaskellDB anguish

Posted in: Rants, Haskell

I’m trying to use Haskell for a database app, and, as usual for Haskell, I’m finding the lack of decent documentation a real pain…

Edgy, Feisty, and Pheenet WLU-703Z

Posted in: Linux, Rants

I spent an unprofitable afternoon trying to get a new wireless USB adapter to work under Ubuntu Edgy, but Feisty did the trick beautifully.