Category: Computers

Ubuntu to the Rescue

Per the suggestion of commenter Tough_Nutz in my previous post, I burned the Ubuntu Linux distribution to a CD, booted the OS from the CD-ROM drive, and transferred my critical files to an external hard drive. It totally worked! I’m so happy that I haven’t lost my files. I’m going to reinstall Windows on my desktop tomorrow night, and on…

Still Alive

If it wasn’t already obvious from the lack of content, I’ve been too busy to post. Blogging will be sparse for at least a month, possibly more. More on why later. Watch this space. My gaming computer’s been broken for a couple of weeks and I haven’t had time to deal with it yet. I have not finished Portal or…

So Soon!

I like it when companies announce a release date that isn’t too far off in the future. NCsoft and ArenaNet announced that Guild Wars: Eye of the North, the first ever expansion to the subscription-free Guild Wars franchise of fantasy online role-playing games, will be released to the public on August 31, 2007. This isn’t an expansion for new Guild…

Sitting Quietly in Packing Peanuts

The replacement fan for my GPU arrived the other day, but I’ve been too busy to set some time aside to install it. I will be out-of-town from Sunday to Tuesday. I may have some time tomorrow to install the fan, depending on how productive I am on travel preparations and such. If I don’t get around to installing the…