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Posted 11-04-2009 at 05:32 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 11-04-2009 at 05:39 PM by rocket357

I don't even know what to type out for this blog...I mean, I know what I want to say...I just don't know **how** to go about wording it. See, I've been under the impression that Microsoft and vendors who utilize Microsoft products write easy to use operating systems and software suites. Today I noticed something strikingly similar to "Linux user-unfriendliness".

Now, I personally don't care what the user-friendly camp says. The only argument that makes ANY sense is that...
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Microsoft Courier

Posted 11-04-2009 at 04:20 PM by pereb

Say what you want about Microsoft, but they are having quite a good 2009. First came the revamped Zune HD, then came Windows 7, and now…Microsoft Courier.

What is it you ask? Well with the craze in e-book readers lately and the advancement in “touch” technology, the Courier is a “tablet” engineered by Microsoft themselves. However, Microsoft refers to their new project as a “booklet” instead of a tablet because…well it is designed like a book. The current design of the Courier has...
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How to install vmware server 2.0.x in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

Posted 11-04-2009 at 11:55 AM by sridhar11

VMware Server is a free virtualization product for Windows and Linux servers with enterprise-class support and VirtualCenter management. VMware Server is a robust yet easy to use server virtualization product and is based on
proven virtualization technology, which has been used by thousands of customers for many years.This tutorial will
explain how to install vmware server 2.0.x in Ubuntu 9.10

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Google Wave vs. Raindrop

Posted 11-04-2009 at 09:55 AM by lnarea
Updated 11-04-2009 at 09:58 AM by lnarea

Google would have us believe that Wave was the solution to all of our social networking needs. However as the beta invites started going out, people began to realize that it was nothing of the sort. It's just not ready to replace facebook, twitter and the others. It’s not even ready to replace basic e-mail. If you ask me, it's just a solution waiting for a problem. Is Google ahead of the times or just falling out of touch?

Okay, so enter Mozilla Raindrop. First thing...
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What is the longest time for a Linux workstation without having to reinstall?

Posted 11-04-2009 at 01:07 AM by allanf

Originally Posted by SaintDanBert View Post
File systems and various configuration files use linked lists or some other structured data. After many cycles of add-change-delete, these data structures often require "garbage collection" and other reorganization. This processing is difficult to program correctly for all of the possible conditions and ways that things can go wrong.
As a result, it is frequently easier to read data from one file and write a new fresh well organized file.

Since new software editions
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