Katie Miller is a Developer Advocate at Red Hat for the open source Platform as a Service, OpenShift, and co-founder of the Lambda Ladies group for women in functional programming. She has a passion for language and linguistics, but also for the open source way.
I have a Red Hat sticker on my laptop that simply says: It's better to share.
In this interview, Katie shares with me how she moved from journalism to a job in technology. Also, how she got introduced to functional programming, the Haskell programming language, and how open source is part of her daily life.
The fifth maintenance release of the current stable Linux kernel package, version 3.15, was announced last evening, July 9, by none other than Greg Kroah-Hartman. The release introduces numerous improvements and bug fixes.
Reddit: I want a non-standard resolution for an HDMI screen from a laptop, but xrandr throws an error.
X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) Major opcode of failed request: 156 (RANDR) Minor opcode of failed request: 18 (RRAddOutputMode)
Directions such as these, at http://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/qgctu/how_to_change_into_a_new_graphic_mode_that_is_not/, are pretty common, but the discussion of this error always leads to xorg.conf changes. Is there another way, or a fix for Xrandr?submitted by zoveighkuX
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So I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my roommate's 2008 Macbook recently because he was complaining about OSX not running well on it. Ubuntu runs a lot smoother on it but he is still getting the occasional freeze. What's the best linux distro for older computers like this? Something more lightweight maybe?submitted by rancordeli
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Title. I'm going to be needing to be able to dual boot Linux for college, is it possible?. I've heard it's easy to set up dual boot, I just need to make sure it's possible with the laptop in question before I pull the trigger on buying it. I'm relatively inexperienced with Linux but I'm willing to learn.submitted by KevinCamacho
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