Month: July 2007

  • 2007/07/31 Slashdot: A Majority of Businesses Will Not Move to Vista

    Here is the story from Slashdot IT:   oDDmON oUT writes “An article on the Computerworld site quotes polling results from a potentially-divisive PatchLink survey. The poll shows that the majority of enterprise customers feel there are no compelling security enhancements in Windows Vista, that they have no plans to migrate to it in the […]

  • 2007/07/30 Microsoft FUD Watch!

    Well here is something that it seems to go on and on. Slashdot’s story of Microsoft FUD Watch: rs232 writes “Not a week goes by when Microsoft doesn’t manufacture a little fear, uncertainty and doubt about something. Yesterday’s financial analyst conference was full of it … Our approach is simple: We look at who said […]

  • 2007/07/29 IT on Slashdot: Don’t Overlook Efficient C/C++ Cmd Line Processing

    here is a story on Slashdot:   Firedog writes “There’s been a lot of recent debate over why Linus Torvalds chose the new CFS process scheduler written by Ingo Molnar over the SD process scheduler written by Con Kolivas, ranging from discussing the quality of the code to favoritism and outright conspiracy theories. KernelTrap is […]

  • 2007/07/28 Dell to offer more Linux PC’s

    Here is an article on Slashdot:  “According to this article, Mark Shuttleworth from the Ubuntu camp says Dell is seeing a demand for the Linux-based PC and, “There are additional offerings in the pipeline.” I’m starting to see flashbacks of the days when Microsoft partnered up with IBM to gain control of the desktop market. […]

  • 2007/07/27 Slashdot: A historical Look at the First Linux Kernel

    This is a article on slashdot taking a look at the historical Linux Kerel 0.01: LinuxFan writes “KernelTrap has a fascinating article about the first Linux kernel, version 0.01, complete with source code and photos of Linus Torvalds as a young man attending the University of Helsinki. Torvalds originally planned to call the kernel “Freax,” […]

  • 2007/07/26 Slashdot: Dell is asking for Better ATI drivers on Linux!

    Now here is a story with a better voice for the greater good of Linux: Open Source IT writes “According to a presentation at Ubuntu Live 2007, Dell is working on getting better ATI drivers for Linux for use in its Linux offerings. While it is not known whether the end product will end up […]

  • 2007/07/25 Virtual Containerization

    Here is a story from Virtual Containerization AlexGr alerts us to a piece by Jeff Gould up on Interop News. Quoting: “It’s becoming increasingly clear that the most important use of virtualization is not to consolidate hardware boxes but to protect applications from the vagaries of the operating environments they run on. It’s all […]

  • 2007/07/24 Slashdot: Are Cheap Laptops a Roadblock for Moore’s Law?

    here is an interesting story: Are Cheap Laptops a Roadblock for Moore’s Law? Is it that $100 Laptop is trying to kill what Moore said that consumers should be lusting the faster, more expensive hardware and that they (the consumer) should buy the most expensive hardware for laptops so that they will never have the […]

  • 2007/07/23 Worldwide XPS 700 Motherboard Exchange Program Launch Date Confirmed

    Posts now will come out @ 5:00 PM PST which is when the New Day Starts on Here is the Dell XPS 700 Motherboard Exchange programs launch date confirmed on July 19th 2007 is now worldwide on Monday, August 13th, 2007 and the world wide exchange will end on October 13th, 2007. So you […]

  • 2007/07/23 SSH Tricks

    Here is some cool tricks for SSH! This would be great for all the people who use SSH on their computers and their servers. It looks alright though I am hoping that it could help more people then what I have been getting viewing my Blog. Here is an excerpt from : SSH (secure […]