Dear Lazyweb: Real-time kernels

I just don’t get them. I really don’t. For years, the perceived wisdom has been that if you want to record audio on Linux, you need a low-latency kernel, real-time kernel. The technical description is a kernel with real-time pre-emption, and the stock...

LinuxWorld Shazaa

Here in the UK, the Ubuntu UK team have been forming nicely. A relatively new group, there is a huge amount of interest in the team to help push, promote and support Ubuntu where possible in the UK. The team live on the ubuntu-uk mailing list and on #ubuntu-uk on...

Words of wisdom

I have come to the realisation that you really find out what your friends and family think of you when you get birthday cards. I am worried there is going to be an international shortage of the words ‘fart’, ‘poo’, ‘turd’,...

Never forget

This blog gets syndicated round the houses these days, and I am sure some of you were touched personally by 9/11. My sympathies, and thoughts are with you all.