Author Archives: Christopher R.

Gentoo KDE 4.8.3 Update

KDE 4.8.3 has been marked stable. There is one catch though, ICU 49 was marked stable as well. So, if kdelibs-4.8.3 failes to emerge, add ICU 49 to your masked list then try emerging kdelibs. echo “=dev-libs/icu-49.1.1-r1” >> /etc/portage/package.mask All … Continue reading

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Gentoo and KDE SC 4 (Akonadi and Friends)

This is not a thorough review. Instead, it’s more of a technology status update. The Skinny After a quick google search regarding Akonadi, Nepomuck and related services it has become apparent that there are/were a number of KDE users unsatisfied … Continue reading

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Gentoo and UEFI

Introduction This is a guide to help with the initial setup and install of Gentoo on a fairly recent PC with UEFI. This is not a replacement for the official Gentoo Handbook. With that in mind, I have made a … Continue reading

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Review – iPad vs. Eee Slate

Specifications: Apple iPad (64GB + 3G)* ASUS Eee Slate (32GB) *Device used was the initial release of the iPad (version 1), the iPad 2 is due for release in Canada on the 25th of March. Overview Apple’s iPad and ASUS’ … Continue reading

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Hackintosh-Acer Revo 3610

After many hours of web-searching and trial and error, the Acer Revo 3610 has been successfully Mac’d with OS X 10.6.3 Retail DVD (Snow Leopard). Many thanks to the Foxconn Hackintosh Guide which was referenced as a starting point for my own … Continue reading

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