GreatEmerald

Dainius Masiliūnas

GreatEmerald's Domain

27 Aug 2017

Mobile OS comparison part 5: Plasma Mobile

Quick links Background Installation First impressions Touch friendliness and interface scaling Resource consumption Conclusion Background Last time I reviewed GNOME,...

24 May 2017

Mobile OS comparison part 4: GNOME

Quick links Background Trying it out and touch friendliness Installation Linux kernel Base system and GNOME Interface scaling App selection...

14 May 2017

Mobile OS comparison part 3: Remix OS

Background Update: Remix OS is now officially dead. Too bad, since it looked promising! More reason to try and get...

10 May 2017

Mobile OS comparison part 2: Android-x86

Background I originally intended to compare OSs from most closed to most open, so the next OS after Windows would...

09 May 2017

Mobile OS comparison part 1: Windows 10

Quick links Background Installation Touch friendliness Interface scaling Media Battery life Resource consumption Conclusion Background Let’s start the comparison from...

04 May 2017

Mobile OS comparison part 0: Introduction

In the upcoming days, I am going to receive a new detachable tablet PC: HP x2 210. I figured it’s...

25 Oct 2016

Migration to Jekyll

My website has been migrated from Joomla to Jekyll! The reason is that I realised that my website is actually...

12 Jan 2016

Unreal II items updated

After quite a while I got around to updating parts of the website again. This time, the focus is on...

03 Aug 2015

DArcomage 1.alpha.16.03 released

The first Alpha version of DArcomage, the SDL2 Arcomage client, has been released! Among the changes are sound support, particle...

09 Nov 2014

Website moved

My website has moved from being hosted on xmpcommunity.com to its own domain, http://greatemerald.eu! If you have any links pointing...

19 Jul 2014

UT3 Style Mutators for UT2004 Beta 4 released

I'm happy to announce that the fourth beta of the UT3 Style Mutators for UT2004 backporting mod (codename PowerWheel) has...

10 Aug 2013

UT3 material porting guide

Quick links Set up Diffuse channel Emissive channel Specular channel Other channels and final notes Set up The material system...

20 May 2013

Email problems resolved

For a while now you could have noticed issues with the e-mail system, which was often times down. Also, whenever...

21 Sep 2012

Operating system boot time benchmark

Quick links Introduction Methods Benchmark results Boot time video Result analysis Slackware 2.3 Windows 95 Slackware 3.1 Windows NT 4.0...

27 Aug 2012

More updates

It’s been a really, really long time since the last update, but in this field, not all that much has...

27 Aug 2012

Update

It has been a while since I last posted any updates, but there have definitely been new things going on...

12 Jul 2012

Running Unreal Tournament 2003 on modern Linux

I was never that much interested in Unreal Tournament 2003, compared to its 2004 counterpart, but some unique features of...

08 Mar 2012

GemVer versioning specification

Software versioning is an important part of the development cycle of any program, since that is what allows users and...

24 Jun 2011

Dislike button

Since I have a post indicating things that I like, here is a post about things I don't like.  ...

23 Jun 2011

Glory of Command Line Interfaces

Most people who are using Windows are probably shaking every time they hear the term "command line". Others, who have...