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Tag Archives: Windows

Ubuntu, PPC, Fail

I have an old Powerbook G4 hanging around doing nothing, and I thought I’d try to get Ubuntu going on it. The install was fairly straight forward but unfortunately there were too many things that turned out to be a hassle. I worked out some things, but then decided the hassle wasn’t worth it. I’m […]

Tweets for 2009-02-17

Tomorrow I start Day 2 of the great 2009 Windows XP install. Argh. 23:41:45 Oh and don’t get me started on lack of drivers for the network card. Like, wtf? How, exactly should I d/l drivers without network drivers? 23:40:40 Re-installing XP on wife’s PC. What a pain. In the time I’ve spent so far, […]

ReadyNAS NV+, Seagate Firmware Update Take 1

If you have ever heard of Seagate (the hard drive manufacturer), then you surely know that last month they had a flurry of hard drive failures in their popular 7200.11 line of hard drives. After a couple of PR snafus, Seagate finally got their act together and issued firmware and update instructions for the affected […]

Tweets for 2009-02-13

BTW, the cool epoch time “celebration” at confused the hell out of me when it happened. 23:32:31 Visit to relive the moment. 23:31:29 In case you live under a rock, or run Windows, today the 1234567890 second since Jan 1, 1970 was marked. w00t. 23:31:11 Passport RFID fail. $250 gets you passport sniffer. […]

Links for February 5th through February 10th

These are my links for February 5th through February 7th

Links for January 29th through January 30th

These are my links for January 29th through January 30th

Vista a Spectacular Failure?

I haven’t even run Vista. Even though I’m a developer and make my living off Windows application development, I am frankly just not an OS tire kicker. I didn’t buy a Mac until Tiger came out, I still run the stable (_sometimes_ the testing) release of Debian and I haven’t tried Ubuntu as a possible […]