Archive for the ‘Linux Distros’ Category

Catching up on things…

July 7, 2013

First things first; Dreamlinux development has ended. I closed the forum last January and that’s the end…No explanations and I may never know really why the devs gave up like that. I’m still running 5.0 along side Sabayon, Ubuntu Precise, Win7 Pro and Win8 and that’s enough hard drive madness for me.

It’s way too hot to be in the garage, so the trains have been out of the question. I did manage to get the backdrop positioned for mounting hardware and change the battery on the System One command station before the heatwave hit us. When it cools down I hope to finish the actuator setup I’ve dreamed up for the patio layout.

The ‘vette just recently went for a $1900.00 transmission rebuild and just the other day, I was read-ended on the way home from work! I’m getting a couple of estimates on the way home and I hope they don’t give me a hard time; it’s the second time “Flo” has paid a claim on this car.


Dreamlinux-5 has arrived!

December 31, 2011

Nelson Silveira and the devs at Dreamlinux have announced the availability of the next version of Dreamlinux…introducing Dreamlinux-5.

To get it, just follow one of the following links:

Remember that there’s a manual on the desktop or you can find out more here:


Got some free time again…

August 26, 2011

I’ve been working on the layout, playing around with Liquid Lemur and working both jobs. Vacation time means that I get to work all 3 shifts depending on who is on vacation.

The vette has been running well lately. I found a vacuum leak on the MAP sensor that was causing a rough idle.

Waiting on Dreamlinux News….

February 22, 2011

Still waiting on Nelson to get back to me with the news release that Andre is going to give to Distrowatch….I can’t wait to see what it will say about the latest developments in the world of Dreamlinux.

The Future of Dreamlinux

February 11, 2011

Just when you thought that Dreamlinux was on the way out, Nelson Silveira E-mailed me to update me on the status of the distro. It seems like he wants to make DL4.0 a stripped down version that can be customized to anyone’s taste.

I told him that I thought it would be a great new direction to take the distro on and I can’t wait to see what the next spin will look like. If it contains that great incremental installer that he came up with in Beta 4, it will be a winner.

The newest Dreamlinux Beta is coming….

January 4, 2011

Palemoon just sent me a screenie of the next Dreamlinux Beta….it is looking so sweet. Now, if it only comes with that brilliant installer, life will be grand.

Dreamlinux 4.0 Beta 4

May 7, 2010

The new Beta v.4 is available here:


Distro hopping is becoming old hat for me.

April 25, 2010

I don’t know if it’s me these days, but does it feel sort of boring trying out the latest releases? In the last two weeks, I’ve tried out Lucid RC, PCLOS 2010, PCLOS-G 2010 and it all just strikes me as more of the same ‘ol same ‘ol….No new programs, no new gizmos to play with, the same looks and feels.

It seems like we’ve lost our imagination somewhere along the way, and it’s not just Linux; look at new cars, clothing, remakes of movies and the list goes on. Is what I’m asking for just too much, that is, can’t we come out with something exciting and inovative?

Getting back to business

April 15, 2010

I can’t believe its been a few months since I had a qualitative posting…life can throw you curves that way. School, work, and family life have taken precedence over my blog, but I’m going to try and make a habit of getting something on here more often from now on.

Work has been my biggest concern lately. The company that I work for announced a month ago that they’re ceasing operations in Lake Havasu within 6 months and moving the work to Las Vegas, which has me beating the streets filling out applications and handing out resumes again. It seems like I just got settled in my job, and I’m out looking for another one…sometimes I feel like Jobe!

My Linux time is very limited as well. I’ve been playing around with animating my desktop in Hardy, which I posted about on LhX this morning, and I’ve checked out Ubuntu 10.04 Beta2 the other day…I don’t like the placement of the window buttons on the left side…why did they do that?; just to throw everyone a curve ball?

My train time has gone by the wayside until school is over…I uncover it for a few minutes every other day to make sure its still there and then quickly cover it up again. I did find another Bachmann F unit on Ebay for $15.00, which was a great deal…5 minutes of fixing and it was good as new.

Well, now you’re up to date with what’s happening in my neck of the woods…what’s new with you?

Dreamlinux has a new administrator….

January 16, 2010

And it’s me!…Richs-lhx over at Linux-Hardcore turned over the admin position to me a couple of days ago.

I’m very excited about the prospects of Dreamlinux 4.0 in 2010 and have great ideas for taking the forum to the next level.

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