Mandy and I are getting ready to go to a LAN party tonight. In preparation for the party I am installing Windows XP on an additional hard drive on my main Ubuntu computer. For all of those who say that running windows is easier than linux: Compare and installation of Ubuntu Gutsy and Windows XP. […]
I got a new laptop at work and I was not enjoying my experience.Â The machine had Windows Vista Business installed, which I have had some luck with in the past.Â Not this time.Â The XPS M 1210 did not like Vista, but it seems to like Feisty Fawn, ubuntu.
Today is Microsoft’s “big day.”Â After over 5 years they are releasing their new desktop operating system.Â Vista is much more of an evolutionary than revolutionary upgrade.Â I have been using the Business Edition of Vista since mid November, and aside from the Aero eycandy interface change and relocation of many settings I don’t really […]
I really want to upgrade the server at home. I am currently running Fedora Core 4. It is kind of strange that an operating system that is 18 months old would be dated, but in the fast pace world of Linux it is. I think I am going to wait for RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 […]
I just completed a new installation of Ubuntu Drapper Drake (Flight 5). I am very happy with the minor customizations in the new version. In particular, I installed Compiz with XGL which adds a some good eye candy to Ubuntu. Linux is cool.
This year will be a ladmark year in the world of computing.Â Earlier this week Apple announced a new version of the MacMini that has a dual core intel cpu.Â While it is not possible to run Windows XP (thank’s to Mactel’s new EFI), it is becoming increasing possible to run x86 linux on the […]