Posts Tagged ‘hardcore’

Black Cat, White Cat – An awesome gipsy’s life movie by Emir Kosturica ;)

Friday, June 24th, 2011

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Black Cat White cat movie cover

Black Cat, White Cat is truly an awesome movie from Emir Kostutirca it really presents the wildness and ridiculousness of being a citizen of the farest places of Eastern Europe the Balkans.
The movie is a story of a Gipsy hamlet, located nearby the Danube. The movie is a drama, commedy, action and even more 😉
If you’re looking for some movie to cheer up in about 2 hours of watching oddities and unexpected turn outs this is surely the movie for you.

The movie is one of the best movies ever made by a Slavonic origin film director.
My only objection to the movie, is towards the part presenting one Bulgarian who is being presented as a hardcore swindler and later on brutally killed and mocked.

This part is a bit too much insulting towards our Bulgarian nation and it also shows the decade hostility between our bordered nations …

I’ll skip the explanations on the movie plot and give you a small crazy scene to give you an idea on what to expect from the movie:

🙂


Installing Linux on old hardware PC. Few thoughs on Puppy and Xubuntu Linux

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

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I needed a G/Linux distribution that will work fine on an old PC with hardware configuration:

guest@xubuntu-desktop:~$ grep -i cpu /proc/cpuinfo; free -m; df -h
cpu family : 6
cpu MHz : 797.613cpuid level : 2
total used free shared buffers cachedMem: 497 470 26 0 35 259-/+ buffers/cache: 176 321Swap: 1454 10 1444File System Size Used Free % Mounted on
/dev/sda1 37G 4,3G 31G 13% /

I've read a lot on the internet and come to the conclusion I have basicly two popular Linux distros as option to install on archaic x86 hardware:

1. Puppy Linux
2. Xubuntu Linux

I first give Puppy Linux a try. It worked quite nice, but the interface was too old school and the desktop felt like a bit out-dated.
Besides that many of the Puppy Linux shipped programs were not a mainstream programs available across most of the other Linux distributions.

Many of the programs shipped with Puppy are great, but more suitable for a computer geek than for a Windows accustomed GUI user.
Puppy Linux Screenshot

My opinion on Puppy (from what I've seen) is that its great distro for old school hardcore Linux users.
Anyways its not suitable for absolutely "uniniated" users who encounter Linux for a first time.

Secondly I installed Xubuntu. Most of the archaic hardware on the PC was detected during install time (a pleasently surprise).
Xubunto works fast and Xfce menus opens "light fast" as on the old 800Mhz pc with 512 mem of ram. Generally the GUI worked quick and responsive.
To conclude I liked Xubuntu a lot and I strongly recommend it to anyone who want to quickly roll on Linux on an old PC.
Xubuntu GNU / Linux theme

What impressed me most is the minimalistic look & feel and simplicity.

I'm sure Debian will be working great on old hardware as well, however configuring it will be hell a lot of work. Thus I think Xubuntu is a good choice for people who want save some time in obscure configurations and easily have a neat Linux ready for desktop use.


Angry Video Game Nerd (Oldschool Games Reviews by a hardcore arcade game fan)

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

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Since quite a time I’ve been enjoying the wonderful arcade game review videos,
made by a psycho who calls himself James Nintendo Nerd .
This guy is reviewing all kind of ancient stuff from Atari, Nintendo, Game Boy,
Sega to the some almost new computer games. His homepage is cinnemassacre.com
He has already produced a dozen of funny parody videos of some of the shittest
and greatest arcade games made ever notable movies like let’s say: Friday the 13th
, Nightmares on Elm Street, Back to the Future, Turtles Ninja, Ghostbusters etc.

James Nintendo Nerd has obviously been in deep love with movies direction,
plot writteng etc. He does a really cleverly reviews an old stories in a innovative
and really funny way! Every oldschool hardcore gamer will be completely charmed
by the nice gaming temper this crazy guy has developed. Watching him and his
old arcade games reviews bring backs memories of the great old times when
Video Games were king and enriches my daily sometimes boring life every now and
then. Watching his performances guarantees you a great laugh time.
I’m gonna blog here just a few of my favourite of his videos in youtube.
Hope you’ll enjoy them!

You like it 🙂 I laughted out my internals watching this funny crap!
Check out his website and youtube for more crap from the Nintendo Nerd!