Archive for the 'Linux' Category

Thoughts on a Couple Weeks of Using Windows

Posted on October 18, 2011 - Filed Under Linux | 4 Comments

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. [...]

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Happy 20th Birthday Linux…

Posted on July 20, 2011 - Filed Under Cool Video, Linux | Leave a Comment

Weird video from Microsoft:

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Pregame Phriday: Revolution OS

Posted on February 4, 2011 - Filed Under Linux, Pregame Phriday | Leave a Comment

Learn the History of Linux. Be a rebel. Do the right thing.

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PSA: Don’t Send Severed Heads Via Southwest

Posted on June 18, 2010 - Filed Under Article, Linux, PSA | Leave a Comment

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 [...]

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Linux Mint: The Beginner’s Choice

Posted on February 13, 2010 - Filed Under Linux | 3 Comments

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 [...]

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Linux Filesystem Tour

Posted on December 30, 2009 - Filed Under Article, Link, Linux | Leave a Comment

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 [...]

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Uh oh

Posted on December 21, 2009 - Filed Under Linux | Leave a Comment

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 [...]

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