Category: Linux

It’s like rai-eeeeee-aiiin on a sunny day

Signed up for the webcast of an OSCON talk today. When I registered I noticed a littel link in the corner that said, “Test Your System”. So I did. The results are below.It struck me as a tad ironic that

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Fedora 18, Nouveau Drivers and Firefox

I’ve got a desktop that I use as my primary work machine. It runs Fedora 18 and drives 2 monitors via an old but serviceable GeForce card. Unfortunately what that means is I’ve got to live in a world of

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systemd for Administrators

I’ve written before about the Fedora switch to systemd. I don’t follow things like that too closely so I first noticed it when my system started telling me. Then I quickly brushed up on the new way I’d start and

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Got a New Computer Today

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of my new Raspberry Pi and today it came. I was showing it to a co-worker and she was impressed that this little board is a computer. I really look forward to experimenting with

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Nothing To See Here, Move Along

Hooked up a Wacom Intuos 3 graphics tablet to my Fedora 15 box today. That’s it. Everything just worked. Sort of like when I was on the shared drive from the office server on Friday. No messing about with Samba

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Fedora 14 on Dell Latitude D620

I’ve installed Fedora 14 on a Dell Latitude D620. I’ve been running Fedora 12 on other hardware for a while but this machine has never had Linux on it before. Previously it was running MS Windows XP. This is a

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New Work Machine

My new Acer Aspire came in to work. It’s a compact machine that has what I consider to be very good specs for its size and price. Most importantly it’s pretty Linux friendly. The first thing I did was blow

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