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31 Jan

Wow!

http://www.piminski.com/2008_Jutube.html

17 Jan

German Government warning

It comes to something when a large government speaks out against the security of a Microsoft product.  Is it part of some posturing in order to get a better deal on their software?  I think maybe not as the Germans have made a large migration to Linux systems.  This stance may be as a result […]

17 Jan

Lucid upgrade

just starting the upgrade pathway on my laptops.  I will hold off on the main PC for a while longer.

14 Nov

Karmic issues….fixed!

After flirting with various other linux distros, I returned to karmic and found a whole heap of new problems…..  But I posted to the forums and I have with the assistance of hlep from the forums, fixed them!!!!  Thats one nil to the community!

25 Oct

Karmic update

Well I didn’t work out for me on my 64 bit beast.  It might have been a partial upgrade glitch or a flaw in karmic. My laser neved worked properley post upgrade.  I tried a varierty of things to fix and nothing worked.  The RC live disk also fails to work so I think it […]

21 Oct

Karmic on my 64 bit home system

I have taken the plunge and started the upgrade on my home system…. It did hang on the first attempt after package download but all seems fine at the moment.

17 Oct

Karmic update

Well.  I having been having issues with flash on karmic.  Installed swfdec-mozilla and gnash and it seemed to sort things out.  Not too sure which one fixed the issue, I think swfdec-mozilla did.  The Adobe flash installer did not do anything for me.  Might be due to Karmic being in beta still.  The Adobe site […]

12 Oct

Karmic

Running karmic on my laptop at the moment.  I know it is only beta but I thought I would give it a try.  Some changes are taking a bit of getting used to e.g. going from pidgin to empathy.  I can understand the change as empathy has a road plan for video etc but no […]

15 Aug

When zombies attack…

Every now and again, I worry about zombies. I worry about how I should protect my family from the inevitable zombie attack…  It seems that I am not the only person worried by the prospect of zombie attack.  Wired is carrying an article about the mathematics of a zombie outbreak.  The orginal research can be […]

29 Jan

Comic Humour

http://www.yesbutnobutyes.com/archives/2007/03/top_15_unintent.html

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