Long time, no post

I just realised that the last time I posted anything here was 7 years ago. I also realised that this Linux instance has been running since 2015 (well, not constantly running, but the first deployment goes that far back). Since Medium (and now Substack and the likes) it has become unnecessary, even weird, to host … Read more

Netbook Remix

A few days ago I have moved back from XFCE4 back to standard GNOME Ubuntu desktop, while at the same time changing my desktop shell for Netbook Remix. This setup is much more convenient than standard desktop on my tiny EeePC 4G, as on one hand I do not need to mouse around as much, … Read more

Ubuntification of EEE

There are very many posts all over the web on how to replace EEE’s somewhat limiting Xandros distribution with Ubuntu. To be fair, I think that default install with Xandros should be a plenty for most EEE users. Then again, if an “average” EEE user is somewhat geeky — it might not be. I was … Read more

Things that Apple is *really* good at

There were numerous referenced posted on a variety of social bookmarking sites about smart hackers going for a re-implementation of this or that feature of Apple’s latest Leopard release of Mac OS X. And this is über cool that you can now hack your N800 to scroll like iPhone or to show a keyboard just … Read more

WIndows XP on OLPC??

Picked up over at Reddit, MSFT is really trying to compete with OLPC: Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has made progress in getting its Windows software to work on a low-cost laptop computer for poor children that currently runs on rival Linux software, an executive said on Thursday. And I find it preposterous. And they’re getting it … Read more

Взгляд: Россия нашла замену Microsoft

«Для нас важно, чтобы параллельно с устранением пиратства развивались программы с открытым кодом» Давно пора. Хочется надеяться, только, что ето не попытка выторговать лучшую цену из Редмонда.

Linux praise

Originally created on 9/14/2000 The roots I don’t think I’d deserve to be called a “Linux-head,” even though I am fascinated by this OS. Frankly, I like FreeBSD as well, and very much so. It’s just that at this point of time I know the Tux world better than that of the [name of BSD … Read more