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Opening Windows Shares in Ubuntu

I got some sort of program installed on my computer while I was playing a video game… not really sure how that happened. Some sort of malware posing as antivirus software. Anyways I decided rather than fight with the virus … Continue reading

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Android finally comes to the Blackberry

Ever since HTC’s first Android phone hit the market last month people have been wondering, “when will the Blackberry become available with Android?”. The truth of the matter is that the Blackberry Bold is equal to Android at this point. … Continue reading

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The best fileserver hardware

What is 64 bit, fanless, and takes up no desk/floorspace? The Eee Box! All this and more for less than $300 shipped. WTF you ask, well it’s true. What really sells me on this is the fact that not only … Continue reading

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Android platform comes to the Blackberry?

Given the love of the hardware on the Blackberry, and the love for the Android software platform, Google’s new open phone system, it seems like a given, yet I haven’t seen anyone mention combining the two before. I had to … Continue reading

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Counter Strike: Source server

Found an awesome map running bots in a zombie type configuration. I haven’t been able to find it anywhere else, but it’s called stabby_b3.bsp and is awesome. It’s a Counter Strike: Source map. Anyways I’ve thrown up a server, and … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 8.04 on 256MB of RAM

I picked up a free laptop with a decent hard drive (60gb), processor(2.6ghz), and built in wi-fi (802.11g) and a “broken” copy of XP which I promptly wiped and put a fresh install of Hardy Heron 8.04 on here. I … Continue reading

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Eee PC update

One of my coworkers goes to India every other year for her Yoga certification. This december she’s heading over there, and when the topic of laptops came up, one woman mentioned she’d bought ___ laptop for her daughter for college, … Continue reading

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“Netbooks”

So I’ve been keeping tabs on the whole OLPC/Eee bit for a while now. Looks like the Eee 701 already has a few hardware revisions and that whole “market segment” is maturing nicely.  The original complaints were that 7″ was … Continue reading

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Installing Ubuntu 8.04

So I installed Ubuntu on my ‘gaming rig’ which runs XP since wine doesn’t support voicechat in TF2. Anyways, running XP SP2 and installing Ubuntu 8.04 goes something like this, burn cd, put cd in drive. Step 1. Click install. … Continue reading

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Airport Extreme File Server, take 2

This ships sometime in February. The Airport Extreme looks like a killer piece of hardware on Apple’s part. Not only do you get a wireless N router and the ability to hook up external hard drives, but it is a … Continue reading

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