Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Free XBox Live on PS3's, PSP's XBox 360's and even the original XBox!

For those of us who either do not want to dish out some ludicrous amound of cash for XBox Live, Or a WBox Wifi Antena, or simply have an older model you are not alone. THere are 2 services out now known as Xlink Kai and XBConnect. They both work the same way, where you hook up a PC running thir software to the same LAN as your Xbox/360/GCN/PSP/PS3 that in turn tricks them into thinkin other consoles on the internet are other consoles attempting a system link.
First Choose your service. Xlink Kai supports the Gamecube, XBox, Xbox 360, PS3, and PSP. XBConnect Supports only the original XBOX.
Second, Set up your network. you need to get your console on your network. Since I have the original Xbox, I will use XBConnect, althought th two work exactly te same.
Method A
USing an ethernet cable, plug your console into your router. Do the same with your PC, or use Wifi.
Method B-If you have Dual band wifi and widows 7, you can connect to you network via Wifi, then use your Ethernet port to connect to the console, the use Win7 to "bridge the connections."
Method C
If you do not have dual band wifi, I recomend using an android phone as a USB wifi adapter by tethering via USB then disabling 3G/4G. THis will simulate dual band wifi. You can do the same with a real USB wifi adapter.
Third, create an account on your service's website, then install their client. Load up a game on your console, and go to the system link option. Wait here until your PC can populate a listy of "games" or servers. Enjoy!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Free halo: Combat Evolved for PC

This is a 10-y/o game made by Bungie. It is the original game in the Halo Franchise and still is awesome and lots of people play on the net and there are a lot of servers. The PC version has Banshees, rocket warthogs, flamethrowers, and a few extra bonuses over the console version. It requires no installation. It is a .zip. My close friend who I have known since the 2nd grade uploaded this.

Disclaimer:I am in no was responsible for the content of this post or websites referred to in it!

Monday, October 17, 2011


Sorry guys but I cannot finish my "complete Guide to Linux" series because My PC Crashed and am now using the library computer.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Linux part 2-installation process

Skip the intro. That was in part 1.
A. Wubi
Download the wubi .exe, run , reboot and select the linux option and finish the installation.
B. Normal
Download the appropriate ISO for your distro, burn it to a CD or USB drive, then boot from the USB/CD and install.

Beginning Linux part 1-Install

Linux is a fantastic OS and is far supirior to windows AND osX, otherwise known as mac. It also offers many installation options such as DWM(desktop window manager), Distro(everything EXCEPT the kernel), and installation type.
1. Choose your Distro
Section 1-netbook
A debian derivative is fine here, I use (L)(X)Ubuntu. Just no KDE, and GNOME is risky. I recomend LXDE or XFCE as your session manager.
Section 2-Old PC
Damn Small linux, then Xubuntu, then Lubuntu at the best
Section 3-Laptop
Debian/ubuntu derivative. Maybe you can get away with KDE....
Section 4-Desktop/Gaming laptop(e.x. Alienware M1x)

2. Choose your install method
Section 1-Wubi/Lubi
Only availible for ubuntu derivatives and linux mint, this installs linux as a dual boot. The unique thing is that linux is simply a program in windows, however for all instents and purposes is a conventional linux dual boot. Windows recomended, linux possible
Section 2-Dualboot
down and dirty dualboot on a seperate partition
Section 3-Conventional
Clrean install. No other os's, and only one partition.
Section 4-live CD/USB
Installation onto a USB drive. everytime you boot up, your previous programs and settings are gone.

I recomend Wubi for windows dualbooting or if you have enough disk space to afford keeping Windows. A couple of tweaks are needed to get it working with Windows 8(see previous post) but they are easy, quick, and simple. See part 2 for installation instructions.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Windows 8 -Linux dual boot(Wubi)

Windows 8 has a new feature that prevents new entries to the boot image, etc. Fortunatly there is a way around this.
1. download and install win8
2. downlaod and install easyBCD INSIDE win8
4. Downlaod the Wubi.exe file inside win8, run
5. Open EasyBCD and make your newfound (x)ubuntu the "default OS"
6. Reboot, select (x)ubuntu
7. this will complete your linux install
8. reboot and choose win8
9. enjoy!