Archive for the 'Unix/Linux/*BSD' Category

The COMPLETE command line list for Linux, Windows, Oracle, and MacOS

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

Complete list of command line tools you would need. Check it out! — From the world of – a link to a very useful site detailing a list of command line tools/programs that you can use/call in Oracle, Windows2k/XP, Linux and Mac OS X. Handy for those obscure not often used commands! read more […]

best guide to make Ubuntu look like Mac OS X

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

“This guide tries to be as spesific as possible, so that even newbies can follow it easily!” — I rather enjoy the look of OS X compared to the default Ubuntu look, not really having the time or motivation to come up with something myself, I am happy to use the hard work of others […]

Windows Vista Ultimate, Mac OS X 10.4.x, Ubuntu Dapper Drake (6.06)

Monday, June 12th, 2006

It seems every man and his dog is running around the internet posting reviews of Windows Vista Ultimate, and a goodly proportion of these have made comparisons to either Linux or MacOS, now its my turn ;). Vista – I think I’ll start here as it is the most logical place to begin and is […]

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) CDs availbile from shipit free

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

ShipIt lets you request Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) CDs that will be posted to you free of charge. – I almost managed to get this one on digg before anyone else, so close but so far. None the less Ubuntu CD’s for everyone :D. read more | digg story

Using OpenBSD

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Want to use the world’s most secure free software operating system, but don’t want to spend hours learning how to use it? Just in time for next week’s 3.9 release, this guide has a bunch of tips and tricks for getting OpenBSD up and running with many extras: the Java Development Kit, multi-core or multi-CPU […]

HOWTO: Install Linux onto a USB thumb-drive with encrypted partitions

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Simple instructions for anyone looking for a portable installation that they can easily carry with them for use as rescue media, system administration or as a private workstation. This is an update of the original howto (, and adds support for 2.6.16, cryptsetup with LUKS support, Udev, and Yaird. — Nice howto for getting a […]

How to Blog : Comprehensive list of 745+ Free WordPress 1.5 and 2.0 Themes / Templates available for download

Monday, April 10th, 2006

How to Blog : Comprehensive list of 745+ Free WordPress 1.5 and 2.0 Themes / Templates available for download

Linux wireless hardware support search site

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Will my wireless usb/card device will work under Linux?, sure there are a lot of resources but this simple and straight to the point site will make things a lot easier, hey you can contribute and make it even better. — Makes choosing a wireless device for use within linux easier. (Hint: Avoid Broadcom based […]

Reasons to Love Open-Source DRM

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

Sun Microsystems is pushing an open-source copy protection scheme designed to let you listen to your music across a broad range of platforms. Critics say there’s no such thing as good DRM. Here’s why they’re wrong — For as long as companies persist in shoving DRM down our throats a DRM system like the one […]

Apple is doing amazing things with 10.5 Leopard’s multitasking….

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

A critical component of not only Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard,” but also the Cocoa/Carbon for Windows package will be new code co-developed with Intel that helps break up tasks into multiple threads — This is most interesting, if Apple are able to achieve an snappy user interface they will have an excellent chance at […]