Running Windows Programs On Ubuntu 8.10 With CrossOver Linux

29 11 2008

This guide shows how you can use CrossOver Linux Pro 7.1.0 to run Windows applications on Ubuntu 8.10. CrossOver is based on Wine. It is not available for free, but maybe you are one of the lucky guys that grabbed a CrossOver copy for free a few days ago; otherwise you can install a 30-day trial version to test it.

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Bill Gates: “The Tandy 2000 Delivered” (1985 Radio Shack Ad)

29 11 2008

Truly extraordinary performance.

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Creating a weblog in 15 minutes with Rails 2.x [New Video]

29 11 2008

In 15 minutes, we go from scratch to complete weblog engine with comments, ajax, an ATOM feed, an XML and JSON API, tests, an administrative interface, and much more! We strongly advise that you sit down before starting this whirlwind tour. Your head may well be spinning at the end. Come along for the Ruby on Rails ride.

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Mumbai under attack [PICS]

29 11 2008

Late Wednesday night, Mumbai, India found itself the target of a ferocious terrorist attack, and the situation remains unresolved even now, three days later. More than 300 injuries have also been reported – those numbers may yet rise as several hostage situations still exist in the city.

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Get Windows 7′s Best Features Right Now

27 11 2008

If you’re tired of hearing about Windows 7′s upcoming features while you sit and stare at your aging XP or Vista desktop, take solace in a few free apps and themes that can give you a taste right now. While it’s true that Windows 7 isn’t much different from Windows Vista (inside and out), a few neat features are worth trying out, and you can do it.

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The 7 Deadly Linux Commands

21 11 2008

If you are new to Linux, chances are you will meet a stupid person perhaps in a forum or chat room that can trick you into using commands that will harm your files or even your entire operating system. To avoid this dangerous scenario from happening, I have here a list of deadly Linux commands that you should avoid.

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Road Rage 101: How To Piss Off Other Drivers

21 11 2008

Believe it or not, angering your fellow motorists to the point of inspiring physical violence isn
’t a game of chance, but rather a highly scientific, learned skill.

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Happy Anniversary to Calvin and Hobbes!

21 11 2008

Happy Anniversary to Calvin and Hobbes! It was November 18, 1985 (I know, I
’m a day late), that the precocious little boy and his sage stuffed tiger/real tiger first hit comic pages across America. So, I thought I’d hit you guys with a little C&H trivia… I know, it’s not nearly enough to fill the void Bill Watterson has left us.

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Sweden’s Ultra-Modern Underground Data Center

16 11 2008

Underneath Stockholm, deep in the bedrock exists a data center better than any high tech lair Hollywood could probably dream up. Bahnhof, one of Sweden’s largest ISP’s has created a bunker of high tech goodness that is surely to astound.

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New York in the 1930s (Photoset)

14 11 2008

Truly amazing set of photos.

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How to Survive the 17 Worst Mac Disasters

14 11 2008

Macs are pretty reliable computers, but that doesn
’t mean 
they’re not vulnerable to user error, accidents, and, in some cases, just plain stupidity. We compile a list of the most common “uh-oh” moments on a Mac and show you how to make them all better–and prevent them from happening in the future.

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5 Reasons I Hope Classmates.com Gets Sued Into Oblivion

14 11 2008

It’s time for Classmates.com to change or close up shop. A lawsuit against the company might just prompt some movement.

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