Dell Embraces Ubuntu Linux

A few weeks ago, Dell announced that they would soon start shipping computers with an unknown distribution of Linux, and lo and behold, it seems that this is going to happen this month! According to Desktop Linux, these systems will come shipped with the latest version of Ubuntu. I’m not really surprised about this since […]

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Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 30th Edition

–LifeHacker Top 10: Home networking tricks “By now you’ve probably got several connected computers at home, sharing an internet connection, maybe a printer and files between them. But are you getting the most out of your home network?” –Four Ways to Surf Safely at Starbucks PC Magazine offers four tips on keeping your PC safe […]

A Kid Named Linux

This must be one of the best (and strangest) Linux commercial I’ve ever seen. After watching the video for a few seconds, the ad made me think of “2001, A Space Odyssey”, probably because of the white background and eerie voices. Enjoy the show.

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 23rd Edition

–Do we truly need 8 hours of sleep? The BBC debunks the myth that people need 8 hours of sleep to function properly. –Moving Day for That Vista Machine Interesting article from New York Times journalist Larry Magid discussing different methods of migrating from your actual PC to a new Vista system. –Compression Software Comparison Guide Great guide […]

PWN to OWN: Hack a Mac, Win a Macbook Pro and $10000

Last week, US IT security corporation TippingPoint offered $10000 to the first person who would be able to hack into one of their Macbook Pro located at the CanSecWest conference. People interested in participating only had to present themselves at the conference and bust into one of the two designated laptops. Both machines, which were […]

Ubuntu 7

The latest version of Ubuntu Linux has hit the streets. If you’re new to Linux, this particular distribution is one of the most user-friendly ones. You can even experiment with it without actually installing it! All you need to do is get your hands on the CD, put it in your computer, and boot from […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 16th Edition

–How to Reduce Firefox’s Memory Usage? We all know it, Firefox is a memory hog. Here’s a good article listing simple steps you can take to bring down the amount of RAM FF takes. –Test Driving the $100 Laptop’s Interface (Slideshow) As the One Laptop Per Child project works toward a release this year of what […]

Best Desktop Gadgets for Productivity

Konfabulator started the whole thing about 4 years ago. Widgets, little miniature apps that sat on your desktop and provided a dashboard-like set of software controls for a variety of purposes. Started out for Mac OS X because those Apple guys love that kind of thing, but soon spread to Windows. Became popular enough that […]