Month: February 2008

How I built My HTPC

I’ve built my HTPC like one year ago, don’t know why I have never written about it on this website. Well, for today, I will be presenting the place I spend many hours of my life, my Home Theater PC, my Media/File/Gaming/BackUp Server. The idea came many years ago, but without $, it was not possible. Fist my main computer was near the tv, so I used to connect to my old tv using a S-Video Cable and a P2 to a RCA Cable, and as a Tube Tv, the quality wasn’t that good, and I couldn’t almost read any text on the screen, just big texts like subtitles.

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OpenOffice 3D

It looks PowerPoint will have a great competitor now. People will start thinking twice before paying for Microsoft’s Office. Programmer Shane M. Mathews made great slideshow effects using 3D-OpenGL’s library.

You can take a look of how it looks:

This feature will be available for everyone on the next OpenOffice.org 2.4.

Campus Party Brasil 2008

Right now in São Paulo is happening the Campus Party Brasil, it’s the biggest entertainment event that started back in 1997. During seven days, millions of people come with it’s own computer from everywhere and willing to exchange curiosity, share knowledge and do everything related to computers, community and tech things.

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New Theme for Ubuntu 8.04 Deferred

ubuntu.pngIt seems that the totally new default theme for ubuntu that was going to be released in the Hardy Heron version has been deferred to the next release (8.10) that will be out on Cctober.

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