Category Archives: Gaming

Installing Attract-Mode on Fedora 23

Once you know the right packages to grab, it’s simple and quick! #Get the package from the developer and ready it for compilation wget https://github.com/mickelson/attract/archive/v2.0.0.tar.gz mkdir attractMode && mv attract-2.0.0.tar.gz attractMode/ cd attractMode/ #Get the required prerequisites (aside from gcc … Continue reading

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Hardware for MAME on Linux (Fedora 23)

With the world of free and open source software ever in need of trailblazers, I thought I might write up a description of my rig as a proof of concept for anyone else seeking to run MAME on GNU/Linux (Fedora … Continue reading

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An Architectural Template: The Virtual Monastery on the Electric Mountain

This is the fruit of many years’ labor.  This project started with the idea that retreat to the wilderness in order to live simply, as Emerson and Thoreau (and countless individuals before them) endeavored to accomplish in their time, may … Continue reading

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Installing MAME on Fedora 23

Ok, this is downright simple once you know what’s up. Installation MAME 0.171 is available via RPMFusion, so if you trust those repositories, simply install the free repository for your system’s architecture (go ahead and get the nonfree repository while … Continue reading

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Kicking Off a New Blog Section: The Importance of Video Games

I’m something of a huge gamer. Hands down, my favorite games are arcade-style (especially shooters, dual-stick shooters, and light guns), but first-person shooters dominated my life for a long while and I have loved more than my share of RPGs … Continue reading

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Dying Light Crashes in Fedora 23

Resolution Up Front: $ wget http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/c/curl/libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/c/curl/libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_i386.deb ./ $ mkdir amd64 && mv libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb amd64/ $ mkdir i386 && mv libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_i386.deb i386/ $ cd amd64 $ ar vx libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb $ tar Jxvf data.tar.xz $ cp usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcurl3-gnutls.so.4.3.0 ~/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ $ cd ../i386 … Continue reading

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Performing IOMMU-based PCI Passthrough of an NVidia GPU with Fedora 22

Well, it took eight hours of cobbling together instructions from a variety of guides on the Interwebs, but it’s done!  I have added a GeForce GTX 960 to my server (running Fedora 22 Server) and I have given control of … Continue reading

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