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3D accelerated with Flash. And NVidia. And Issues.

The Linux version of Adobe’s Flash player is at 11 beta 2. My tests have shown that its 32-bit and 64-bit versions perform identically. That is to say, identically badly. It is very unlikely that you’ll be able to watch full-screen HD videos with a default install. For starters, Flash is notoriously CPU-intensive. If you’re […]

Building Python 2.5 on Slackware64

There are reasons why you might want to install Python 2.5. One of those reasons is to develop Google App Engine apps. Unfortunately, Python 2.5 was never released for the 64-bit version of Slackware. By the time Slackware64 was released, it was already shipping Python 2.6. I could get from an old version of Bluewhite64 […]