Category: Games

NVIDIA 256.53 Drivers and older Games

Its time for a quick howto – for some time I have been sticking with older NVIDIA driver releases on my Ubuntu machines do to a buffer overrun error on some older games when using driver sets newer than 185.18.36. The interesting thing is that equivalent Windows drivers exhibited the same problem, except that eventually […]

Asus G72GX Laptop Review

For the past year or so, I have been looking for a good laptop for my mobile pursuits.  I have some pretty stringent requirements for my mobile platform,  the most import of which is the ability to run 3D games.  With linux as my primary OS, and many of the games I play being available […]

Network Emulation with Linux Netem

Back in the day, I used an open source program called NistNET to emulate a WAN for my company’s network test lab on a linux machine.  I was able to solve a multitude of issues and test our applications in a WAN environment with this product.  Unfortunately, NistNET is no longer maintained, and until recently […]