Monthly Archives: July 2006

Google Calendar or Airset?

We can finally synch Google Calendar with Palm and Outlook. http://www.companionlink.com/clgoogle.html But Airset does that for free, plus you can pay them to synch to your mobile phone over the phone company’s network. Will Google want to use the Big … Continue reading

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Vmware IT Idea

Can I copy an existing computer installation into a Virtual Machine? Advantages (if possible): – Freedom to make more daring tests without running risk of losing data – Ability to instantly revert to original status if a given fix did … Continue reading

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Linux up2date rhn tutorial.

a. ignore the gui program for critical updates. It’s worthless. b. Open a terminal. Type: yum update c. Watch in amazement, as that command actually works. d. Wonder why you have to search Google to find the hack to get … Continue reading

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Linux + User Friendly == Hopeless

Just not able to even begin to run basic Use Cases. Just unbelievable. Please. Get a Usability guru from Apple to sponsor Linux usablility for a year. Just hand that person the reigns, and let them transform Linux (from a … Continue reading

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Is there a bigger time suck for a computer programmer than Linux?

I spend literally 50 – 75% of the time baby sitting and debugging my Linux installation, instead of doing real work on the problem I need to solve. Just give me an install shield program like we have in Windows … Continue reading

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