• The official Mr. Kino99 blog

    A blog for my love of Linux. A place to show off my attempts at animation. There might even be room for a few random thoughts.

    I am a photographer who dreams of making movies. This is a place for my very humble beginning.

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OpenOffice.org Splashscreens – Faenza Style

OpenOffice.org Splashscreens – Faenza Style One of the best things about Linux and open source software is that the level of customization is unmatched. So like most other Linux users out there I like to change my operating system’s appearance quite often. Lately I’ve been using the amazing Orta GTK theme with a custom version … Continue reading


A Look at Lubuntu on a Netbook

My experience with Lubuntu on a netbook (just my thoughts, not a proper review) I used to run the Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04 on my netbook, a Dell Mini 10v (1.6 GHz Atom processor, 1 GB Ram, 10in screen). I liked the simple interface and fantastic Ubuntu repositories that made installing software easy. Unfortunately I … Continue reading


Pepsi Short Film Competition

I proudly walked away with a runner up prize for this video. It was my entry in the Pepsi Short Film Competition 2010 hosted by MOFILM. I didn’t win the trip to Barcelona and all the cash, but I did get a little HD video camera and a lot of encouragement. The theme was ‘Refresh … Continue reading


HP You on You Contest

This was my first serious attempt at making a short animated video. It was for a contest featured on Youtube by HP back in 2009 called “You on You”. The idea was to make a video about yourself, without actually showing your face,  demonstrating how you use computers to be creative. It had to be … Continue reading


My Wallpaper in Edubuntu!

I don’t like to blow my own horn too often, but a wallpaper I made has ended up in the default set of Edubuntu 10.10 wallpapers! The wallpaper/background: I was totally surprised to find out since I wasn’t given any notice at all. I know it isn’t amazing work, but it still makes me a … Continue reading


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