Tag Linux

The Koala climbs

Canonical, and the Ubuntu developers, have now released the final version of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. On a new installation of Ubuntu 9.10, the system uses the Ext4 file system, the GNOME 2.28 desktop environment and the GRUB 2 boot… Continue Reading →

Thanks Microsfoft, that is another good reason to use Linux!

This morning I had one of those rare occasions when I needed to boot into Windows XP. Two and a half hours and three re-boots later, Windows had finally finished updating and was ready to let me do some work…. Continue Reading →

Dell preload Linux

Full marks to Dell for offering Linux pre-installed as an alternative to Windows on their disk top and laptop machines. You can choose between Red Hat or Novell SUSE on selected machines, this should save you about £50 on the… Continue Reading →

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