New project rig

Posted on Thu 01 June 2017 in News • Tagged with hardware, Windows 10, Linux, projects • 3 min read

I explore the potential of a hand-me-down computer that I've ear-marked for media projects and gaming.


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Coming home

Posted on Thu 15 September 2016 in Articles • Tagged with MacBook Air, Linux, Acer C270, Scrivener, iPad • 3 min read

Two years ago I gave away my MacBook Air to my wife and bought an Acer C720 with the intention of switching away from OS X to Linux. I did so because of performance problems I was experiencing with OS X. I was using Linux for work (I still do …


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What Scrivener on iOS means to me

Posted on Sat 16 July 2016 in Articles • Tagged with writing, iPad, Scrivener, MacBook Air, iOS, Linux • 6 min read

Tl;Dr: it's about convenience and getting the job done!

It feels like my (creative) life's been on hold and oddly that's spilled over into other avenues: notably my choice of computer platform. Lately, I've been writing more and that writing's been in Scrivener again. Currently that means I have …


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Ubuntu For Windows

Posted on Sat 02 April 2016 in Articles • Tagged with linux, ubuntu, windows, computing • 2 min read

Is it me or has hell frozen over?

Technical websites across the Internet are buzzing with the news that Microsoft and Canonical have collaborated to bring an Ubuntu user-land compatibility layer to Windows 10. The move is part of Microsoft's attempts to woo back developers, who are increasing writing software …


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Hitting a snag with Gedt 3.18

Posted on Tue 15 March 2016 in Articles • Tagged with Gedit, Linux, Pluma, Raspberry Pi • 2 min read

In my last post I outlined my intention to create a series of plugins for Gedit instead of going to the effort of coding an application from scratch. Alas. I've hit a snag.

To date, most of my plugins have been written in what ever version of Gedit that's in …


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