Archive for the 'Linux' Category
I just bought a cheap laptop, a Toshiba, for writing. And their wireless cards don’t work very well with Ubuntu, so I decided to just go for it and see how I liked Windows 7. Here’s a list of thoughts: It is easier to install things on Linux. I HATE having to worry about viruses/malware. [...]
Weird video from Microsoft:
Learn the History of Linux. Be a rebel. Do the right thing.
Luckily some heads that turned up in a Southwest cargo hold were for medical testing, but seriously, if you are going to be sending some vacuum sealed heads, make sure the airline you are using actually allows it: Authorities in Arkansas are investigating a shipment of dozens of human heads that were found by employees [...]
My new laptop was installed with Vista, and I had had enough. My laptop wasn’t backwards compatible with XP, so I couldn’t install that. Vista was clunky. It consistently tried to “help” me. I had always wanted to try installing Linux, so this was my chance. I threw up a real dirty partition, and installed [...]
NERD ALERT!!! This link will lead you to the best description of the linux filesystem that I have come across. Honestly, its not too heady, and if you are not entirely comfortable with computer science, this is a pretty great insight into where all the 0′s and 1′s are stored that allow you to look [...]
Do you have this screensaver up: That’s not a good thing. If you are a Mac or a Linux user, then you are screwed: Packed inside an innocent-looking waterfall screensaver were a few lines of code that tucked themselves away in /usr/bin/ upon installation. While the script did little more than ping a remote server [...]