Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Return to Propeller Head Dept.

Filed under

It's been a while, but here's a fresh collection of Linux, computer and programming wit and wisdom. Who says geeks don't have a sense of humour?


The Internet‭? ‬Is that thing still around‭?
- ‬Homer Simpson

Fix a computer for a friend or family member,‎ ‏and you‭’‬ll be tech support for life.‭
‎ - ‏Danny Allen

For Linux Fans

Q:‭ ‬What's the difference between a Windows PC and a Trampoline‭ ?
‬A:‭ ‬You take your boots OFF to jump on a trampoline.

The only people who have anything to fear from free software are those whose products are worth even less.‎
- David Emery

UNIX is basically a simple operating system,‭ ‬but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.
‎ - ‏Dennis Ritchie‭

Rest Here

More in Tux Machines

Data indicates that Android picked up global market share from iOS last month

Tracking mobile web traffic, NetMarketShare computes the market share for mobile operating systems. Based on the data from last month, Android was able to widen its gap over iOS globally. Considering that the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus weren't launched until September 25th, the recently released phones accounted for a miniscule part of the data. The new models won't have a major effect on the results until the figures for this month are released. Read more

RapidDisk / RapidCache 3.4 now available.

RapidDisk is an advanced Linux RAM Disk which consists of a collection of modules and an administration tool. Features include: Dynamically allocate RAM as block device. Use them as stand alone disk drives or even map them as caching nodes to slower local disk drives. I pushed 3.4 into the mainline earlier this morning. Changes include:
  • Added ability to autoload RapidDisk volumes during module insertion.
  • Fixed bug in RapidDisk (volatile) volume size definition across 32 to 64 bit types.
  • Making use of BIT() macro in the driver.
  • Removed RapidDisk-NV support. It was redundant with the recently kernel integrated pmem code.
You can pull it from the git, yum, ZYpp & apt repos or download it from the SourceForge project page. To stay updated, you can follow the RapidDisk Google+ page.