Linus: "Microsoft Hatred Is a Disease"

I am not going to comment too much on Linus Torvald's comments in this Linux Magazine article, because I feel they are very transparent and they mirror my own. I'm a big believer in "technology over politics". I don't care who it comes from, as long as there are solid…

Running Ubuntu Linux 7.04 On HP NC8430

I have to preface this with I did not write the following it is just a mirror of http://fp.ath.cx/nc8430-linux-howto.html, but I found it so useful that I needed to post running the hp nc8430 under linux using ubuntu 7.04 (feisty fawn) hp nc8430 The…

Anything For Sale By Owner

As I alluded in a post a couple of weeks ago, I have been a bad blogger. And I have neglected my community of readers. However I would like to tell you what I have been doing in the last couple of months while I have been neglecting my blog…

Why Linux Has Failed on the Desktop

I found this great article about Con Kolivas on Slashdot today: Linux is burdened with 'enterprise crap' that makes it run poorly on desktop PCs, says kernel developer Con Kolivas. Kolivas recently walked away from years of work on the kernel in despair. APCmag.com has a lengthy interview with…

Ubuntu fans, I don't mean to gloat butt...

I don't usually like to post about when one of my predictions come true, butt... Many people told me I was flat out wrong about the support differences between Ubuntu and Vista and there is really a "Microsoft Tax". However just as I told everybody the Dell/Ubuntu joint venture…

Is there really a "Microsoft Tax" when support is involved?

You'll see many posts out on the web talking about what a great thing it is that Dell is offering a Free OS on their hardware. And many stories talking about the Windows Tax. I was very disappointed to see the superficial overview that Jeff Atwood on his website, he…