There is a way to install Fedora 12 on a computer that uses an Intel High Definition Video card. This applies to most i5 and i7 processors using the integrated Intel HD video. If you have a PCI express video card or an AMD processor, this does not apply. Book mark this page in case… Continue reading Howto: Intel HD Video for Fedora 12
Month: March 2010
Browser choices launch via Windows in the European Union
As part of the settlement Microsoft lost in the European Union, Microsoft is now required to provide a Windows update that offers computer users in the European Union choices for web browsers. I encountered the site early this morning while browsing the web and found it to be utterly amusing. If you would like to… Continue reading Browser choices launch via Windows in the European Union
Improve your relationship with your consultant
1. Never use the phrase “it’s not rocket science” in reference to computers or computer science. You will be correct. Computer Science requires a much higher level of dedication and personal time invested in learning than rocket science does. The principles of physics that govern rocket science have changed very little in 100 years. Gravity… Continue reading Improve your relationship with your consultant
Will you remember where you were at 4:04am on March 16, 2010?
Those of us in the greater Los Angeles area probably will. We had a fairly “minor” 4.4 Earthquake this morning. The quake seemed to last a long time. Fortunately this one rattled more nerves than anything else at my home. It woke everyone in my house up. I was posting a review of a monitor… Continue reading Will you remember where you were at 4:04am on March 16, 2010?
My criterion for valid benchmarks.
Recently I have fielded many inquiries related to building the fastest servers available. So, in reply. I am publishing the list of criterion I adhere to. These are requirements for the server systems that I build and sell for production web or file servers. My standards of quality and moral values in this regard will… Continue reading My criterion for valid benchmarks.
Fastest Super-Pi benchmark!
My workstation has a Super-Pi Benchmark of 10.32 seconds. This is the amount of time it takes a computer to calculate Pi to the millionth digit. The system is a very capable mid ranged workstation, comprised of: ASUS P7H55-M Pro Motherboard mATX Intel Core i5 660 3.33Ghz Processor 4G Corsair DDR3-1333 2X2048 Memory Intel X25-M… Continue reading Fastest Super-Pi benchmark!