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 […]

Vista? Not on my desktop, thank you.

Hur­ray! Vista is released. Now we can all get back to doing whatever we were doing pre­vi­ously. Hype aside, I’m not excited about this release, for the fol­low­ing reas­ons; My desktop, laptop and serv­er aren’t ‘Vista Ready’, I’m not going to invest to upgrade (my com­puters do what I need them to cur­rently), I run […]

Canuck Bashing…actually, it’s not too bad!

Surf­ing through my vari­ous feeds I stumbled across this funky new Weird Al tune…Canadian Idi­ot. Of course, it’s a par­ody of Green Day’s Amer­ic­an Idiot…check it out ‘eh? Time for a Timmy Ho’s! Be sure to read the lyr­ics on the page…Moose meat! Source: SmartCanucks.ca Tech­nor­ati Tags: Beer, Weird Al, Cana­dian Idi­ot, Music, Humor

Freelancer Trial Version

a snap­shot review by Brad Gri­er FreeL­an­cer hails from a very rich lin­eage of games. Élite, the old Atari/Apple/Amiga clas­sic, is prob­ably the closest and earli­est example of a game of this type — being a fairly rich space-com­bat-trad­ing-ship-build­ing-RPG style of game. Élite was one of the first that offered a 3d exper­i­ence, albeit wire […]