Nick Geoghegan

Professional Senior Yak Shaver

I hate my job!

My job is so fucking unbelievable. I’ll try to sum it up by first telling you about the folks I work with: First, there is this supermodel wanna-be chick. Yeah, okay, she is pretty hot, but damn is she completely useless. The girl is constantly fixing her hair or putting on makeup. She is extremely […]

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RTÉ’s summer schedule to raise temperatures

In an effort to boost flagging ratings, RTÉ is about to announce a new Summer schedule that is set to scintillate viewers around the country. Although the announcement was not to be released to the press until April, Mr. Slybacon, a disgruntled employee, leaked the information late last night whilst on the piss. RTÉ has […]

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RTÉ insiders leak Glenroe finale script

The amazing plot of the last episode of Glenroe has been revealed by RTÉ insiders. To mark the year of the series’ demise, writers have come up with an homage to the late Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. In true RTÉ style, no expense has been spared on effects and props to […]

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An open note to Packard Bell about Recovery disks

Evening, I made a complete balls of my Windows Install including the recovery partition, and the self made recovery DVD’s are scratched beyond recognition. Is it possible to get the CD’s off of you? Regards, Nick Hello, Thank you for contacting Packard Bell. Regarding your enquiry, For information about availability and prices, please call the […]

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RTÉ not to blame for Lally’s shame

RTÉ has hotly denied rumours that it drove former Glenroe star Mick Lally into prostitution. Station bosses have said that the long-running agri soap being axed  earlier this year is not responsible for the saggy faced actor, who played saggy faced farmer Miley Byrne, being arrested for soliciting men in the Phoenix Park last weekend. […]

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Navit – Bug fixes

I’m going to be working on a few bug fixes for Navit, after getting SVN commit privileges. So far, they’ve been Ticket #640 – Ireland as locale, which was was fixed in Revision 3540 and Ticket #637 – patch for sunrise/sunset calculation, which was fixed in Revision 3541 I’ve been keeping an eye on which tickets […]

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Navit – Cross compile

So, I’ve been messing around with navit a fair bit. I’ve gotten the cross compiler to work with the following settings export PATH=$PATH:/opt/mingw32ce/bin or export PATH=$PATH:/opt/mingw32ce-59.01/bin This tells the compiler what path to use for MingW32CE – the cross compiler, which was installed via RPM on an OpenSUSE 11.3 system. MingW32CE-59.01 is the latest stable […]

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Navit

Navit, is a free open source mapping program that uses OpenStreetMap‘s mapping data. I’ve been fiddling around with Navit for the past week after getting “Hans” – a kickass WinCE GPS from Deal Extreme – and while it requires a LOT of configuration, I’m very impressed. So far, I’ve been heavily editing the On Screen Display […]

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I’m Alive

I’m alive – and the world shines for me today I’m alive – suddenly I am here today Seems like forever (and a day), thought I could never (feel this way) Is this really me? I’m alive, I’m alive I’m alive – and the dawn breaks across the sky I’m alive – and the sun […]

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