Monthly Archives: September 2013

Upcoming NZ Trips

I’ve got a couple upcoming trips back Home: Wellington on Thursday 3rd – Tuesday 8th of October. Auckland on Thursday 7th November – Friday 8th November. Wellington Friday 8th November – Tuesday 12th November. I will be attending Kiwicon this … Continue reading

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Android, the leading propietary mobile operating system

The Linux kernel has had a long history in the mobile space, with the successes and benefits of the OS in the embedded world transferring across to the smart phone and tablet market once devices evolved to a level requiring … Continue reading

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O-Ring Mod

As much as I love my Das Ultimate Silent keyboard, the one thing that it fails to do is live up to it’s “silent” label. Whilst it’s certainly massively quieter than something like the mighty IBM Model M, it still … Continue reading

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Ubuntu, the Windows of the Linux world

Sometimes I do wonder about if Ubuntu is actually the Windows of the Linux world, some of their design decisions, like non-closable restart windows… Thankfully xkill closes *all* windows and leaves no survivors. It’s a shame that the general desktop … Continue reading

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Delicious Entropy

I run a large GNU/Linux server with KVM for running numerous virtual machine guests, including build hosts used to package and compile software for different GNU/Linux distributions and other operating systems. I recently ran into an issue during a kernel … Continue reading

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