Archive for January, 2008

NAS based on Nexenta and ZFS

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

For some time now I have been flirting with the idea of getting myself a Network Attached Storage (NAS). I get excited about the idea of having all my important files and stuff on a single device that supports raid 1. I can then reinstall Ubuntu on my laptop as many times as I want […]

The year of the low cost Linux machines

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Is this a poor geeks dream or what? It is like I have been dreaming for a small low cost laptop for years and then all at once every one wants in on this market. Acer is looking to enter the low cost laptop market with 8″ – 9″ designs. Gigabyte also announced that it […]

Sun buys MySQL

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

I can’t say I saw that coming, but it happened!

Even more low cost Linux PCs

Friday, January 11th, 2008

If the cool (and cheap) Linux laptops were not enough, Shuttle is going to produce $200 Linux PCs. Sure the specs are not so good, but that looks like a good mythtv frontend to me. Or maybe a NAS that doesn’t have to live in the closet?

The perfect Laptop

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

Different people like different things. Different people fantasize about buying different things. I fantasize about gadgets. My latest fantasies have been about the ASUS EeePC. The 4G model sells for $399, has a 7″ 800×640 screen, runs Linux and looks beautiful. This is the sort of laptop that I have always dreamed of having yet […]

What MCSE stands for

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

I was just reading slashdot and I found this comment. I found it so funny I thought to share it 🙂 MCSE (Minesweeper Consultants, Solitaire Experts).