Archive for August, 2006

Using gmail as KDE’s default mail client

August 16th, 2006

I found this script which, when set as your default mail client, opens up a gmail compose window from KDE apps instead of KMail.

I had a couple of problems with the automatic browser detection of the script, though, so I simply set the BROWSER variable to “firefox” instead of the command in the script.

To use, […]

Intel releases free software graphics drivers

August 11th, 2006

In one corner of the ring, Intel releases bonafide, honest-to-god, fully functional free software graphics drivers for their i965 chipset.

In the other corner, AMD is buying ATI who are known for their “this sorta draws some pixels, be happy with it ‘cos we don’t give a damn about you” linux graphics drivers. How will […]