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Category Archives: Linux

Interface "Wow" Factor


I’ve been using Firefox 3.0 since b1 on my main development machine under Windows Vista and to be honest, I’ve been floored by all of the improvements the Firefox team has managed to squeeze into this release.  For starters, performance is improved easily 10 fold over 2.0, especially when dealing with scads of tabs.  That [...]

One Wild Week with Ubuntu Linux


As I mentioned in my last post, I managed to erase my hard drive and ruin my productivity for a week all in one fell swoop.  Since I didn’t have a Vista install disk handy, I had to make do with Ubuntu Linux for over a week while I waited for Microsoft to send me [...]

How to Reimage Your Drive and Lose Your OS


…in five easy steps.
So basically, I royally screwed my computer this weekend. For those of you who didn’t know, Ubuntu 7.1 (Gutsy Gibbon) came out last Thursday, and I decided that I just had to try it. I had just written an impassioned review of why Linux isn’t the superior OS for developers, [...]