sudo aptitude install mt-daapd Edit /etc/mt-daapd.conf so that mp3_dir = [your music directory]. (Also any other configuration changes you might want to make; the file is well-commented.) sudo /etc/init.d/mt-daapd restart Really this would work on any Debian-derived distro… but I’ve only tried it on Ubuntu. Update: It looks like mt-daapd puts an admin interface on […]
Yesterday when leaving work I stepped out the back door of our building and almost blundered through someone filming a scene for something. The back doors of our building had been made over into a hospital entrance, and someone who was the very embodiment of The Wise Old Bum was dispensing advice to people in […]
I’ve been running Ubuntu on my home computer for a week and a half now. That’s right, I’ve joined the “A-list blogger circle-jerk”. For certain values of “A”. Specifically, the value “F”. I’ve mostly found alternatives for all the programs I used. The only area where I’m not quite satisfied is a music player; I […]
WordPress.com announced yesterday that all users get three gigabytes of upload space for free. This is a teensy upgrade from 50MB. This seems to be primarily for psychological reasons, because there’s a big fat * after the upgrade. The footnote is that Mr. Mullenweg mentions in this post that “[y]ou still need a space upgrade […]
AOL appears to be considering rolling out jabber access to AIM. That would be pretty awesome.
Last night I thought to myself “hey, I know, I’ll try out Dungeon Runners!” It’s a pseudo-free pseudo-MMO, which could be described as a Diablo parody – that’s the sort of game that sounds appealing to me. Sadly, I discovered that Dungeon Runners is not a game I can play. You see, it requires that […]
It is possible that this blog’s naming scheme could be construed as being a bit egotistical. I just want to reclaim my name from popular culture! But enough of that. Who am I? I’m a 23 year old who immigrated to the USA from England when I was 17. I possess many useful insights into […]