Monthly Archives: October 2008

Here we go again!

Another *Microsoft* designed, analysed, and pronounced “study” says that their OS is the least vulnerable and that RHEL is the most. Time and time again, and especially on a slow news day, these reports surface – complete with “intelligent looking” … Continue reading

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Go OFS!

It is really heartening to see the announcement from the Overseas Family School that they are adopting Open Office.org as the official office tool for the school to use. This is the type of leadership and forward thinking that we … Continue reading

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ASOD next?

Not sure how many remember the UAE from years ago. That was sorta succeeded by BSOD. Now that Redmond has announced their Azure environment, I suspect BSOD will now be succeeded by Azure Screen Of Death – ASOD – well, … Continue reading

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Chicken Little was right about the sky falling!

I am amazed as to the naiviety of this article which screams that cloud computing is a disaster waiting to happen to IT. Firstly, just because an organization uses cloud services to run their apps, that does not immediately mean … Continue reading

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Placeholder for some cool – still wip – virtualization tools

More of a reminder to me when I need to locate stuff for virtualization: http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/

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Networking sharing aka ad hoc wifi AP

It is a pity that this article failed to mention Fedora 10 (Cambridge)’s NetworkManager’s ability to share out the wifi of a laptop to others on an ad hoc basis. I get excited with simple solutions to connectivity. To the … Continue reading

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Transifex

While for the most part, I am monolingual, I am always aware of the needs of those who are not English-transfixed as I am. Yeah, I can read atleast 3 other languages, but for the most part, I stick to … Continue reading

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