What's an M$ ad doing on a linux site?

Dec. 9, 2006, 4:58 a.m. web 0.8 , weird

(Click to enlarge)This screenshot is from http://www.linux-mag.com/content/view/2830/ at the time I checked it out, There was an MS ad running on it (as you can see). Would an M$ site or even a pro M$ site ever carry an add for an open source project? I don't think so.I clicked on the add just out o ...

One thing leads to another ....

Dec. 7, 2006, 8:42 a.m. weird

Hear about an open source clustering system for java called Terracota, went to download it, halfway through firefox bailed out saying there is no space on disk. Surprising. I have three hard drives on my computer ranging from 40GB to 120GB. It's just junk (mostly old downloads) filling up the home p ...

Nokia 6151

Dec. 6, 2006, 6:05 a.m. photography , toast

My faithfull old Siemens S55 is dead. It became sick a few weeks ago when it was splashed while at the beach. Then last week one of the keys got stuck and the phone stopped responding. In my attempt to make the key 'un stuck' the whole phone came unstuck. ...

Qemu on OS X.

Dec. 5, 2006, 3:02 a.m. Macbook , virtualization

Tried to install Qemu on OS X. Apparently it's unavailable. There is a link from the qemu site to a OS X port at free os zoo unfortunately that throws up a 404 error. Then I came across Q [kju], another port.As with everything else on OS X installation is straightforward, I even managed to copy am i ...

Macbook and sudo

Dec. 2, 2006, 9:43 p.m. Macbook

I have not been using the Macbook for even 24 hours but almost ended up formatting it. In my haste to get started and frustration with the long list of information asked for by the registration process; i had accidentally entered 'radithadissanayake' as the username instead of raditha. So I used net ...

OS X and MacBook.

Dec. 2, 2006, 8:55 a.m. Macbook

Finally got hold of a MacBook. I've been wanting to buy one since May. It's a 2.0 Ghz core 2 duo and it's just beautiful. My four year old daughter has already claimed it as her own. She spent an hour playing chess on it. The wow factor is very high. So far everyone who has seen it has been thorough ...