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Why hasn’t Linux caught up to Windows?

Those of us who are involved in the Linux community are often frustrated by the lack of widespread acceptance of Linux. Granted, I haven’t used all of the newest “desktop” distributions (‘distros’), but I know that my choice - openSuSE - is far from being ready to compete with Windows for ...

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Support Open Source

I get paid tomorrow, and it’s time to spend some money. Sure, there are some great toys out there. The stuff from ThinkGeek is always great. What about that monitoring server I want? Or upgrading my LAN to gigabit copper?

Of course, there are also many charitable causes. The ...

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The Big Name consipracy - and SSL certs

So I decided to setup SSL on my Apache server. After looking around for ages, it seems that the answer to SSL Certs is that I need to buy one. There doesn’t seem to be any CA out there who will provide free certs that are accepted by most ...

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The ultimate Geek alarm clock!

So, here’s an idea that I’ve been toying around with for a while.

I’ve been dong some development on a pair of Soekris embedded Linix boards I bought to use as a firewall/router and WAP. So, naturally, my interest in embedded systems is piqued. I know ...

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