Piece Of News

My Dearest Mad-Readers, We are in for a short post today. Writing my Gentoo Installation Guide has been really time-consuming and, for those of you who are eagerly waiting for its release, let me proudly tell you that it is finished. I still need to proofread it and shoot the YouTube videos for those of you who will prefer following this adventure of mine on … Continue reading Piece Of News

When You Say “How Are You?”, Do You Actually Mean It ?

Have you ever wondered if your friends were sincere when they asked you how you were feeling in the morning, if your colleagues were actually interested in why you looked more tired than usual ? If you have, I believe you would be right. Indeed, this is a question we ask and are asked once or several times a day. It certainly is the most common way of initiating a conversation, even before speaking about the weather… Continue reading When You Say “How Are You?”, Do You Actually Mean It ?

How To Learn A Foreign Language

It is well known that mastering a foreign language is key to thoroughly understanding its culture and, if you intend to stay abroad for a long time, you definitely want to consider learning the local language. If you still need to be convinced that learning a foreign language is in your best interest, I recommend you read up this article. If you have not decided which language is right for you, then this article may help you out. Continue reading How To Learn A Foreign Language

Down The Gentoo Hole

Once upon a time, a fervent Arch Linux advocate desired to switch to Gentoo. Not only his own kin had recommended it to him, but his research had also led him to believe that it was the promised land from his wildest dreams. Yet he never once had dared and taken the first step on that formidable journey. His eternal thirst for knowledge, but also his quest toward absolute freedom eventually succeeded in convincing him. This is how, after many a year roaming through the Arch realm, dear Phil Wayne made up his mind and took the plunge down the rabbit hole, straight into the abyss of Gentoo Land. Continue reading Down The Gentoo Hole

Best Books To Learn A New Language

When starting to learn a new language, it is important to create the habit to study the target language on a daily basis for the amount of time which works best for you. In order to do so, one should progressively set goals. This means you should not do 5 hours one day, and zero the next. It is better to do 1 hour everyday, or you will quickly be exhausted. […] This is why I would advise you to start slow. Learning a language is a marathon, remember ? Continue reading Best Books To Learn A New Language

Books Or Movies : What Do I Prefer ?

Being a huge fan of both movies and books, I thought I would try and determine two things today : The first regards my personal preference; as for the second, it should be much more objective, since I wish to draw out the advantages and disadvantages of both formats. To compare these 2 sensibly different medium, I have decided to answer several questions (in quite a biased way, if I may be honest with you, my dear fellows). Continue reading Books Or Movies : What Do I Prefer ?

From Arch Linux To Gentoo

The day has finally come for me to take a drastic step as a Linux user. A step I have been waiting to take for long enough. If you have read the title, you must have guessed it : As I am writing these very lines, my time on Arch Linux is running to an end. Goodbye my dear friend! The adventure has been memorable, and you will always remain in my heart. Yet I need to move forward and quench this insatiable thirst for knowledge of mine. I need even more freedom. I need Gentoo. Continue reading From Arch Linux To Gentoo