Posts Tagged ‘linux

I downloaded and installed the final release of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala on my Dell M4400.  So far I’m very impressed with the fit and finish of this latest Linux release.  Evolution is one of the many e-mail clients avaialble for Linux but one of the very few with the ability to access your corporate […]

As fate would have it I have the need to access Citrix applications again so as a matter of convenience I wanted to install the ICA client on my Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. After way too much effort I was finally able to get the client installed and launch application from within the SSL web interface […]

So I was doing a little research on how Apple has differentiated itself with its hardware compared to that of the commodity hardware in the PC Markets. I’ve heard of several stories when Apple converted to Intel processors of hackers trying to run OS X on non-Apple hardware. The biggest setback is the legacy BIOS […]

I’ve started to take notice at the different business model approaches behind both Apple and Microsoft. Microsoft has a long history of providing backward compatibility with it’s software which, I believe, is one of the primary reasons why it has developed such a huge market share. Apple on the other extreme has complete control over […]

Hamachi is the original name for the VPN client application for Linux, Windows, and Macs that allows for a virutual network to be created by simply joining with a Network name and a secure shared key. A virutal network adapter is installed and operates in the background tranfering traffic through a private (publically non-routable) IP […]

I am a big proponent of virtualization in the enterprise and it has come in quite handy on my primary PC for virtualizing development environments for some of my .Net development as well as hosting several LAMP stacks running atop of Linux.  VMware is my application of choice on the desktop and on the server.  […]

Seriously, and what will replace it? Would you believe a VMware exec saying it will be virtual applications running on… Linux? Believe it. read more

Having just sent my Macbook off for repair this past Sunday …l was left in a quandry as I had a very important meeting with the CIO of a Academic Medical Center on the east coast.  My data was tucked safely away on my network drive however the only laptop I had was one running […]

eCommerce

23, Jun 2008

My wife’s eCommerce site has launched here Princess and the Peas and she is adding products like crazy… It has been an interesting experience watching this come together. My wife has done a lot of work and the design is awesome. She as let me totally take care of the technical aspects of the site […]

Make me a sandwich… As I download another copy of Ubuntu 8.04 to install on the HP Laptop I have I found this great linux cartoon. My wife was quite confused when I explained this to her the first time but she humored me none-the-less. Now all I need is this on a T-Shirt. 🙂


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