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2008’s Top Reads 0

2008’s Top Reads

Hey thanks for reading my posts. It’s fun writing things – it helps me learn things faster and if I can help get the word out about something new and innovative then that’s good...

A Penguin Deathmatch? Fedora 10 vs. Ubuntu 8.10 29

A Penguin Deathmatch? Fedora 10 vs. Ubuntu 8.10

After several weeks of trying I finally had to give in to my sweaty and now pruney hands. I could not get the heat out of my Ubuntu install on my T60p laptop. I...

Spending a Day with Ubuntu 1

Spending a Day with Ubuntu

I recently got a chance to spend an entire working day with Ubuntu at my employer. This is sad, but I grabbed the wrong laptop on the way into work and when I emerged...

Firefox 3.1-b2 – Big Speed Boost 0

Firefox 3.1-b2 – Big Speed Boost

I gave Firefox 3.1b2 a try last night and am seriously impressed with the speed improvements. The speed-up is probably website dependent, but on many sites that are Javascript heavy, there is no doubt...

Taking a Break with Ubuntu 8.1 9

Taking a Break with Ubuntu 8.1

Sometimes its nice to take a break and goof around with an OS. I’ve used RedHat, SuSE, and Fedora and they are all nice, but there’s a lot of buzz around Ubuntu. I had...

RIM Gets Bold and Brings a Storm to Cupertino 2

RIM Gets Bold and Brings a Storm to Cupertino

RIM picked Santa Clara for its first developer conference right in the back yard of new rival Apple. RIM brought a few friends with them and some pretty darn impressive new phones. There’s the...