GuruMandadi@TWC wrote an article in July of 2022, that was published at the following URL: https://www.thewindowsclub.com/risks-or-disadvantages-of-dual-booting-operating-systems The writer in question mentions a wide range of potential problems as if they were regular occurrences. GuruMandadi@TWC URL: https://www.thewindowsclub.com/risks-or-disadvantages-of-dual-booting-operating-systems Occupies massive disk space linux Mint 21.1 occupies 28GB of space on this system, which includes a wide variety… Continue reading Recent article on Risks of Dual Booting between Windows and Linux filled with misinformation. Amazingly humorous.
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Howto: install Fedora® 13
This is a simple walk through on how to install Fedora® 13. I presume that you already have Windows installed on your system. This is not intended for laptops. If you find that this procedure works for your laptop, great. Laptops have a wide variety of wireless devices that can be difficult to configure and… Continue reading Howto: install Fedora® 13
Fedora 13 is ready
Most software is released before it is ready for prime time. If you have used computers for any length of time you may have encountered some of the issues as a result. An icon that is a question mark. The blue screen of WindowsME® at a trade show. The sluggish reboot. And so on. Many… Continue reading Fedora 13 is ready
Fedora 13 slips another week.
The release schedule for Fedora 13 has been pushed back another week. The current release schedule indicates May 25, 2010 as the release date. I would much prefer to see a product released well tested than as a beta. Microsoft could learn a lesson from Fedora in this regard.
Ubuntu 10.04 Launches!
For those who have been anxiously awaiting the release of Ubuntu 10.04, the wait is over. Ubuntu 10.04 is available now. 10.04 is a LTS release. This means that the workstation version will have 3 years of support and updates and the server version will have 5 years of support and updates available.
If you like Ubuntu, you are going to love 10.04.
The interface is clean and neat. The installation is fast and smooth. I installed Kubuntu 10.04 last night. I was pleasantly surprised. Some of the new features include Grub 1.98, plasma support, removal of HAL, and so on. If you like Ubuntu, you will love 10.04. Personally I always have a feeling of… Continue reading If you like Ubuntu, you are going to love 10.04.
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.
Windows 7 x64 Enterprise edition!
For my new workstation, I installed the 64 bit version of Windows 7 Enterprise edition. Install from start to first log in took 15 minutes. System reboot from pressing shutdown to seeing the clock on the desktop 34 seconds! The install is currently occupying 12.6G of hard drive space on my Intel X25-M SSD. That… Continue reading Windows 7 x64 Enterprise edition!
Windows 7 technical review release to expire soon
Just a reminder that the Windows 7 technical review release ends in two weeks. Time to weigh the alternatives. I planned to re-install Windows Vista Ultimate 64 bit. On doing so today I found that the OS takes up 30G of hard drive real estate after you apply all of the latest updates. This is… Continue reading Windows 7 technical review release to expire soon
Rawhide nears Alpha
I have recently been putting the Fedora rawhide software through it’s paces. This is the software that will become Fedora 13 in June. At this point it is nearly feature complete. While it runs very smoothly on most platforms, the latest update of the glib2 package creates real problems with Nvidia chipset based motherboards. The… Continue reading Rawhide nears Alpha