Tag Archives: Linux
Mac vs. PC: How would Linux fit in?
Linspire announced today that it plans to expand its CNR (“Click ‘N Run”) digital download and software management service to support multiple desktop Linux distributions beyond Linspire and Freespire, initially adding Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, and Ubuntu, using both .deb and .rpm packages. And, the standard CNR service will remain free. read more | digg story
I use my computer a lot. So much in fact that I often catch flack from my girlfriend about never putting that damn laptop down. I have to use Windows for work. I’m dual booting with Ubuntu Edgy and am trying hard as can be to use Linux when I am at home. I love […]
This past weekend, the OSU Linux Users Group descended on a field in Oregon to create a 45,000+ square foot crop circle of Firefox. The photos of this, taken from planes and helicopters, are incredible. read more | digg story
I’m rather impressed. Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10 is designed to do just that – impress the user from the start, with a smooth and (mostly) simple experience that will satisfy the secretary through to the MD. It does still have some areas to work on, however.
The Ultra Mobile PC, Microsoftâ€™s new ultra-ultra-portable personal computer, apparently has a few new tricks up its sleeve that Microsoft neglected to tell anyone. In their testing of a prototype UMPC, UMPCOrigami found that Samsungâ€™s engineers, awaiting the â€œofficialâ€ operating system from Microsoft, had taken matters into their own hands and installed Linux in Windowsâ€™ […]
How about playing Quake 3 on a 24 monitor wall? Yes, thatâ€™s exactly what the guys over at plastk did by running the game on a 12-node Linux cluster with two monitors per server.Â This is just plain crazy. The bevel between the monitors detracts a little from the effect but it’s still a lot […]
Not sure if you’ve ever visited my Linux website, but if not, now may be the time to do so. I just released a brand-new theme and the new power of Drupal 4.7. Head on over the Tuxme.com and check it out!
At work we have a subscription to MSDN and are thus lucky enough to receive beta releases of Microsoft products. Of course the one receiving the most press is Vista. So after nearly 8 hours of trying to download the 2.78GB ISO image (thanks Paul!) I found myself contemplating a plan of attack. I wanted […]