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Registration repair

Registration repair

Hi all, for some time now some issues with the mail system have been preventing user registration, which meant that people couldn't subscribe, securely comment, etc. I've fixed these issues, but as a consequence, all previously registered users have been wiped.

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An air of thought

An air of thought

Dust is always a problem with electronics, and well, life in general. But most importantly, its a problem with computers. I've tried various means to stop dust from entering my home, including a HEPA filter and always keeping my air conditioner circulating the air, but nothing works quite well enough. Eventually I came to the conclusion that you have to tackle dust at the computer-level, and for that people resort to a variety of air filters.

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Spring cleaning

Spring cleaning

I've been spending the last few days doing some spring cleaning, as I have a tendency to let things build up for far too long. By the time I finally get around to it, its always a much larger hassle than I had anticipated. Of course, this being a major personality quirk of mine, I'm not sure whether its supposed to be endearing or embarassing.

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The future of Linux and gaming

The future of Linux and gaming

Gaming on Linux is a tricky subject. The platform has always been subject to bad video drivers, ever-changing APIs and haphazard support for Windows games in Wine, which has a tendency to support an application just fine in one version and then suffer a regression in the next. But recently this has completely changed due to the release of Steam.

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