It was a nice evening. I started Rpmdrake 2007 "the long way" (Applications -> System -> Configuration -> Packaging -> Install, Remove & Update Software), then I looked into what video & audio applications could I add from PLF (with all the codecs).
Fred Munk yesterday lost his job for excessive perl programming. Munk was hired for categorization and review of links to pornographic websites for Yahoo's Erotica department. He allegedly spent more time programming perl-scripts than looking for porn.
Some time you might find some applications are having only .rpm files but you want a .deb package for your debian,Ubuntu and other debian derived ditributions.If you can’t find .deb debian package in any of the debian,ubuntu repositories or elsewhere, you can use the alien package converter to install the .rpm file.
This guide is pretty straightforward. No introductions, lectures or philosophing about love. Follow it from beginning to end, and you might get a woman today!
A story on CNN reporting that Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, the most disruptive technology of the past 100 years, just doesn't matter anymore. We immediately sought out Torvalds for his reaction to the story.
OK, you have Linux on your computer. Maybe you had some trouble getting it installed and everything working, but you are past all that, everything is working, and you are ready to start using the computer. Old habits die hard, so hopefully this list helps you get over them.
To the tune of "Why don't you get a job" by The Offspring
You won't pay, for upgrades. No way!
No, no, Why don't you get Linux
Say no way, say no way, no way
No, no, Why don't you get Linux
In what some are calling the most shocking development since the invention of fire, Richard M. Stallman today unveiled the first official release of the GNU Project's operating system kernel, GNU/Hurd 1.0.0.
If you're using Ubuntu Breezy (aka 5.10) or Dapper (6.06) there's a handy script you might want to take a look at. Automatix is this neat thingy that does stuff to your Ubuntu system to make it work better.
If your blog has even one regular reader, you too can be a blog snob. A blog snob is a super-important blogger who knows it and makes sure the rest of the world does too.
Slashdot says, "USAToday reports a new phenomenon hitting some of the cubicles of Silicon Valley. It seems that engineers and developers previously confined to sitting in front of their computers are getting their anger out the healthy way: by pummeling each other."
We might be short on staff, but we're not short on incoming spampress releases from worthless Sillycon Valley companies. During the last several months, we've received an amusing series of announcements from a certain corporate executive who likes to see his name in print.
I don’t know what a typical college campus is like. Everything I’ve experienced at Georgia Tech is apparently not normal for a university lacking “tech” in the title. I’ve compiled a few things I’ve noticed around school for your enjoyment on this slow news day.
Linux users are dedicated to their distribution of choice. Many new users experiment, testing the waters, with different distros before they decide on one to stick with. This is my guide to breaking up with your distro. It's written from the "guy breaking up with gal" point of view.