Riding the train home from a meeting in the city today I sat next to a guy with a huge IBM laptop with a 12” screen running windows 95. I felt like I needed to switch seats to keep from getting infected with spyware and viruses just from sitting that close to him.
From 1998 to 2005, various Linux and FreeBSD desktops including KDE, GNOME, Blackbox, etc were my primary desktop. Then in the spring of 2005, my wife bought a Mac. I used it for maybe an hour one night and bought one the next day. I use Linux for servers exclusively (notice I don’t use OSContinue reading “Linux still isn’t my primary desktop”
Apparently, someone has created an “Ubuntu for Christians” including parental controls and bible study software. More intriguing is the question, “what would Jesus download?”. As the original universe hacker, don’t you think god gets to say: “Yeah, I coded that whole universe thing.”
I ran across the funniest review(scroll to the bottom) for a book on Amazon today: “I haven’t actually read the book, but the title says it all…the author doesn’t understand economics! “ Are you kidding me? I haven’t read the book, but I’m giving it 1 star because I don’t agree with the title. AccordingContinue reading “I haven’t actually read the book”
Products for fixed WiMax to ship this year; vendors now eyeing mobile form of WiMax expected in 2006 So where’s the mobile part? $500 DSL replacement doesn’t sound too good to me.
eWeek Reports: “BM’s decision not to test, certify and support its enterprise software applications on Solaris 10 for x86 platforms has angered Sun Microsystems Inc. officials, who say the move smacks of monopolistic behavior. ADVERTISEMENT Larry Singer, vice president of Sun’s Global Information Systems Strategy Office, in Santa Clara, Calif., told eWEEK that the moveContinue reading “Sun Slams IBM over x86 Decision”
IBM has released the code on 500 software patents to allow developers to use the technology to freely develop open source technology.
Get your info here.
Yikes. I’ve never understood Sun, don’t think I ever will. It’s in the FreeBSD Foundation Quarterly Newsletter, December 21, 2004
This Infoworld article reports: “Novell (Profile, Products, Articles) last week said it will soon detail plans to include server virtualization technology in its SUSE Linux operating system. Red Hat (Profile, Products, Articles) intends to do the same thing with its Linux distribution, and a leading contender for both vendors may be an open-source virtualization technologyContinue reading “Novell, Red Hat eye virtualization for Linux”