Month: November 2012

GNU/Linux Kobo Build Environment Setup

I've bought a Kobo Touch ebook reader device to hack on. This guide to setting up a build environment for the Kobo is good: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2176378#post2176378 The only change I've found you have to make to build the examples is to add: LIBS += -lpng -lz to the Qt project (.pro) file in Sketch. The build…
Posted in Free Software, Howto

MOO Memeing

@verb me:lick this none none @program me:lick if (this.location != player.location) lickfail = "You must be in the same location as %t to lick %[dpo]."; player:tell($string_utils:pronoun_sub(lickfail)); elseif (this == player) lick = "You lick yourself. Mmm! You taste just like raisins."; player:tell($string_utils:pronoun_sub(lick)); licks = "%N %<licks> %r. Mmm! %[dpsc] %<d:tastes> just like raisins."; player.location:announce_all_but({player}, $string_utils:pronoun_sub(licks));…
Posted in LambdaMOO, Satire

Connecting To LambdaMOO Persistently

It's easy to connect to LambdaMOO whenever you wish from mobile devices or desktop computers, but you can miss out on what's happening when you're not online. If you have a desktop computer that you keep permanently online you can keep a MOO client open on it, but then you cannot connect on the move.…
Posted in Howto, LambdaMOO

merest

I bought a Wacom Inkling pen. It digitizes what you draw as you draw it on paper so you can upload it to computer later. The software that manages uploading those drawings to computer is proprietary and not available for GNU/Linux. Forunately someone created a C++ class to parse the "WPI" files that the Inkling…
Posted in Art Computing, Free Software, Projects