Yoville Needs To Die

By Josh Sherman
2 min read

– layout: default title: I wish YoVille! would just die tags: [linux, firefox] — So my wife loves this ridiculous online / Facebook game called YoVille!. It’s basically a silly point system tacked onto a chat room. Even worse, it’s formal equivalent would be Animal Crossing, which I shelled out […]

New Feature, an RSS Feed!

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
project update

Sadly, I failed to add an RSS feed to the site when it initially launched. Even sadder, the “system” I have been developing for the last year (it’s called PICKLES and is about to make it to revision 100 in Subversion!) has a nice display module for RSS feeds, so […]

Nintendo Wii Won’t Power On

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
nintendo
wii / wii u
video games

This is the second time this has happened to me in the last 6 weeks, my Nintendo Wii simply will not power on. No lights, no anything. The last time it happened, I unplugged everything, unplugged the power adapter from the wall and proceeded to pop the side doors off […]

Pidgin Issues Revisited

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
linux
pidgin
firefox

Welp, the mysterious Pidgin I was receiving a while back popped back up. For those that don’t remember, it was “Oops, father has gone, wait for me, wait…!” and then a segfault. Well the issue magically corrected itself the last time, so I was at a loss for what to […]

File Usage Reporting Script

By Josh Sherman
6 min read
development
python

In retrospect on writing this Python script, I probably could have pulled it off in a short Bash script. Maybe another day. Anyway, this latest utility script of mine takes a variable number of arguments, the first being the “needle” directory. The needle directory are the files you want to […]