Author Archive | Jeff Hoogland

New Blog: Enlightenment Through Open Source

Last week I posted that all official Bodhi announcements are going to be posted directly on the Bodhi site from now on. Today I am here to say that while blogger was a great starting platform for me to get started writing with, I am moving on. Starting today all of my other technology ramblings will […]

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Sager NP2740 Review – A Linux Powerhouse

When I buy a piece of hardware I generally use it until it becomes completely non-functional. Because of this, my old Sager laptop I bought five years ago was finally needing an upgrade so I set about doing research trying to find a replacement. I was looking for something powerful to stream some games on, but […]

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Introducing eepDater – GUI for Apt-Get Package Updates

One of the things I am working on for our Bodhi 3.0.0 release this summer is a simple GUI system update tool written in Elementary and the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries. Today I would like to share an early version of this tool I am calling eepDater (pronounced epp-date-er), which is written in python utilizing the […]

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HOWTO: Watch Netflix on Bodhi Linux

Not being able to utilize the Netflix video streaming service has been an issue on the Linux desktop for the past few years. This is due to the fact that Netflix utilizes Microsoft’s Silverlight technology for video playback. For the last few months though we have been able to watch Netflix in our native browsers […]

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Bodhi Linux 2.2.0 Released

The Bodhi Team and I are very happy to present to you our 2.2.0 release – the first Bodhi images to feature the stable E17 desktop. As with all minor Bodhi release existing users can simply upgrade their existing installs of Bodhi 2.x.y This release is exciting for a number of reasons. To start with, […]

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Bodhi Linux 2.1.0 Released

I’m happy to release to everyone our first scheduled update release of Bodhi Linux’s 2.x.y branch – version 2.1.0. For those that want to get straight to the disc images you can find them in 32bit flavor here and 64bit here. There are a number of wonderful changes/improvements to this disc over our 2.0.1 disc […]

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Bodhi’s ARM Branch Moves to ARMHF

After doing some research and testing for the last week I have arrived at the conclusion that Bodhi‘s ARM branch will best serve our users by moving our core from Debian Wheezy ARMEL to utilize Debian Wheezy ARMHF. I’m not going to get into the technical difference between the two platforms here – just know […]

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HOWTO: Enable nVidia Graphics on OSX86

So I’ve been tooling around with OSX on my Sager laptop again and spent a short bit of time running around in circles trying to get my nVidia graphics enabled again. Getting this done with a modern OSX86 release is fairly easy if you know how (it doesn’t even require installing a kext). Simply open […]

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