Box Day 1

First day in the A320 sim. I got everything else figured out except where to put the ignition key.

 

Linus on MacBook Air, Raspberry Pi and other things. Good stuff.

Linus on MacBook Air, Raspberry Pi and other things. Good stuff.

The Millenium Technology Prize is a Finnish award designed "to improve the quality of life and to promote sustainable development-oriented research, development and innovation." It's awarded every two…
 

What’s the word I’m looking for… p4wn3d?

What's the word I'm looking for… p4wn3d?

Apple Logo. A few years ago, Apple sold me a $4000 computer with a defective graphics chip/logic board. The defective part was the Nvidia 8600M GT GPU, and when it was discovered that the machine was …
 

Pi Review

A very well produced review of the mighty board that could, if you could just get your hands on one. Main points I took from the review: 1) you get what you pay for: daily desktop operations will be sticky with 90 sec to load GIMP and 10+ secs to get a web browser up; this'll require patience; 2) overclocking will possible, though may not really be worth it; 3) the Pi needs something lightweight, other than Debian, to run with; thankfully the Puppy Linux team is hard at work. Arch will be going into mine, if my Pi ever actually shows up.

Raspberry Pi review. We get our hands on a Raspberry Pi to see if the $35 microcomputer can ever live up to its hype.
 

Learning the Mass Eff.. I mean Airbus…

Learning the Mass Eff.. I mean Airbus…

 

This would be more impressive had he run Mint on the MB Pro.

This would be more impressive had he run Mint on the MB Pro. How about Arch Linux on on MB Pro [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/MacBook]? Even better.

After being seduced by the MacBook Pro, product reviewer Tom Henderson replaces it (initially) with the Lenovo X120e running Linux Mint. Here’s how.
 

Nokia contributing to Linux more than Google… Whaat?

Nokia contributing to Linux more than Google. Hmmm…

[full report: http://go.linuxfoundation.org/who-writes-linux-2012]

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux, and promoting standardization and technical collaboration of Open Source Linux
 

… Or, I could just put the time in to make my real distro work…

I am compelled to try this. Of course, instead of a game, I could just put the time in to make my current real distro to, you know, work.

Phoronix is the leading technology website for Linux hardware reviews, open-source news, Linux benchmarks, open-source benchmarks, distribution screenshots, interviews, and computer hardware tests.
 

Gnome 4.0? I see what you did there DistroWatch, well played.

Gnome 4.0? I see what you did there DistroWatch, well played.

News and feature lists of Linux and BSD distributions.
 

18 out of 20. I think. I feel, how do you say, old?

18 out of 20. I think. I feel, how do you say, old?

As electronics evolve, so do the sounds that go with it — and many of the dings, beeps, and hisses burned into our brains will hold no emotional connection to the teens of tomorrow. Some of them may …