Linux

Ubuntu Announces Mobile Phone OS

Ubuntu has announced a mobile phone OS. It will demo at CES January 8-11. Looks pretty spiffy, but how will it play in this market? At least it’ll keep everyone honest. Ubuntu for phones.

Backing up Snow Leopard Server with mlbackups

Apple‘s Snow Leopard Server product is one lovely implementation of UNIX. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed using it for the power and simplicity that it offers. I’ve loved using Apple’s operating systemsthanks to the combination of UNIX power and elegant design. Snow Leopard server is no exception to this rule. The barrier to entry with Snow Leopard server was lowered when Apple reduced the price of the product to $499 USD and offered an unlimited client version only.

Where Powershell Fails

I’m all about negativity today. Sorry. Anyway, I’ve had something nagging at me for a while now and I think I’ve just figured it out. Powershellis Microsoft‘s answer to having a dumb commandline through the Win95 – Win2003 years and it’s quite powerful, as the name implies. Microsoft likes it so much that they makes most of the Exchange 2007administration efforts in the Exchange Management Shell, a derivative of Powershell that contains Exchange-specific cmdlets.

“Chrome” set to reignite old tensions

Continuing my recent tradition of expressing what are likely to be fairly unpopular opinions with my peers, tonight I’m going to rag on Google‘s “Chrome” project and tell you why this is a Bad Idea ™. I’ll try to keep this short (update: I failed). This is considered to be a discussion starter, not a final statement. I’ll probably elaborate on these discussion points on the next NO CARRIER, so be sure and give me some feedback here.

Large Hospital Software Company Switches to Linux – OSS Ramblings

Large Hospital Software Company Switches to Linux – OSS Ramblings While I’m not as optimistic as my buddy Tony on the increase of Linux market share, I am definitely in line with him on the decrease of Microsoft market share. As I continue my march toward converting to an all-Mac environment at home, Windows has been relegated to not much more than a gaming console. Even that is somewhat doomed though, as I’m starting to discover some of the newest games have outgrown this almost 4-year old PC.

Large Hospital Software Company Switches to Linux – OSS Ramblings

Large Hospital Software Company Switches to Linux – OSS Ramblings While I’m not as optimistic as my buddy Tony on the increase of Linux market share, I am definitely in line with him on the decrease of Microsoft market share. As I continue my march toward converting to an all-Mac environment at home, Windows has been relegated to not much more than a gaming console. Even that is somewhat doomed though, as I’m starting to discover some of the newest games have outgrown this almost 4-year old PC.