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Archive for the ‘Linux/Unix’ Category

System Stability is All in the Hardware

July 9, 2006

People have long stated that Microsoft Windows is an unstable operating system. However, I have seen many cases where Windows is just as stable as Linux, Unix, and Mac OS, so what is the root cause of this assumption. My primary guess is that much of this stems back to the days before NT4 and […]

Flock Web Browser

June 30, 2006

So, I found this cool new web browser this evening. Thanks to one of the other Windows Vista Beta Testers for mentioning it. It has a bunch of cool features embedded, like uploading pictures to Flickr or Photobucket, news feeds, a cool little search bar, and built in blog poster. Now, you may be thinking […]

Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake

June 30, 2006

So, I’m working on getting a dual-boot method of installing Windows Vista and some flavor of Linux installed at the same time. Since Ubuntu is a very popular distro now-a-days, I settled upon testing it out first. Also, based on the fact that it uses GRUB as the bootloader, it is a good decision as […]

Vista works with Linux

June 30, 2006

Yes, that’s correct. Despite the tries from Microsoft to make Vista less Linux friendly, such as altering NTFS and changing the bootloader, Linux still plays nicely with Windows Vista. The past week, I’ve been working with a few other users at PROnetworks in the compilation of a guide for installing Linux alongside Vista. Seeing as […]