Latest Ubuntu release unleashes my laptop

As some of you may know, my house­hold serv­er and my age­ing Com­paq Pres­ario R3230CA laptop both run Ubuntu. Well ima­gine my sur­prise when the latest upgrade to Ubuntu (7.04 Feisty Fawn) activ­ated the dormant WiFi hard­ware. Pre­vi­ous Ubuntu ver­sions didn’t sup­port the Broad­com 802.11g wire­less, but judging from my happy res­ults, the Feisty Fawn …

We don’t need no steenkin’ Windows — eWeek labs reviews Ubuntu 6.06

Not really a suprise to me, though I’m no Linux guru, just a user who upgraded from Red Hat 3.04 through to Ubuntu 6.06. I must say, it is a very nice altern­ate envir­on­ment. eWeek Labs recently awar­ded Ubuntu Linux 6.06 LTS an Ana­lysts Choice award. This latest Ubuntu release, which became avail­able in June, …

We don’t need no steenkin’ Windows — eWeek labs reviews Ubuntu 6.06

Not really a suprise to me, though I’m no Linux guru, just a user who upgraded from Red Hat 3.04 through to Ubuntu 6.06. I must say, it is a very nice altern­ate envir­on­ment. eWeek Labs recently awar­ded Ubuntu Linux 6.06 LTS an Ana­lysts Choice award. This latest Ubuntu release, which became avail­able in June, …

More about Brad Grier

Well here you are. You’ve clicked the link in my Twit­ter pro­file and are now won­der­ing more about me. Oth­er than the brief “web.tech.photog.comm.geek.hack” descriptor. Fun! My ‘tweet’ his­tory will give you a pretty good idea about me and what I talk about. But if you’re not yet fol­low­ing me and are con­sid­er­ing it, 140 …