A very accurate and honest description on what it really feels llike to switch to Ubuntu (most of it applies to Linux in general).

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Poke around the net for a while searching for information on what it
’s like to switch to a Mac, and you’ll quickly get a face full of hyperbole, zealots, platform bigots, feature weenies, and naysayers – from both the Windows and Mac camps. But there are precious few places to get an honest word about what it’s like to switch…

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In this little proof-of-concept I was eager to try out if I could swap the Microdrive inside an iPod mini for a Compact Flash-card. These cards are getting bigger and cheaper by the day so my idea was, if this works out, we have a great way of extending the life of this little MP3-player.

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Microsoft on Wednesday extended support for its Windows XP Home and Windows XP Media Center operating systems through 2014 to match policies already in place for the business-oriented Windows XP Professional.

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“Took a bullet during a mugging in Brazil, and it still works!”

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Article shows 13 Things to do , programs to install immediately after installing Ubuntu 6.10 to make it rock , shows how to Install DVD playing support,multimedia codecs,vlc,mplayer , beagle search ,gdesklets,ntfs-3g(NTFS Read/Write support),Making your Linux drive visible in windows ,installing Microsoft true type fonts and more.

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Cool new free service that tracks stolen USB gadgets like MP3 players, cameras and USB flash drives etc. When the device is stolen you log into the server, flag it as stolen and the next time the device is plugged into a computer it sends the owner of the device info about that system like IP address, location, username and computer name and more.

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