SCO case

The SCO case is certainly heating up. This case has intrigued many a casual observer in the way there are few constants involved in SCO’s argument. Although SCO may feel they have legitimate IP concerns, they may have a difficult time proving that these claims...

Doodles

I know, it is a random title for this blog entry, but I am running out of ideas. Expect them to get wackier. Came back home today after visiting family. We have been away for quite a while, and I have been working on someone else’s Internet connection with no...

Desktop is a-coming

Desktop Linux is without a doubt the order of the day for 2004. Not only has 2.6 added some nifty new features, but Robert Love is doing some good work with Project Utopia. In his recent blog entry he shares with us how hot pluggable device support really is working...

Debian backups

I am just reading into Debian backups at the moment. I had always suspected that it would be a case of doing a quick dpkg --get-selections > mybackup.txt and passing this file to dpkg somehow to do a backup. Oh no, it seems that --get-selections does not store...

Cool things

Dan from the LUG posted this interesting link about the new device handling in 2.6; I have not given 2.6 a whirl yet, but I plan to very soon. Much of this work is getting done by Robert Love – Ximian monkey and kernel hacker. view his blog by the way, it is...