“Star Trek Lost Episodes” transcript. – Picard: “Mr. LaForge, have you had any success with your attempts at finding a weakness in the Borg? And Mr. Data, have you been able to access their command pathways?” – Geordi: “Yes, Captain. In fact, we found the answer by searching through our archives on late Twentieth-century computing […]
At a recent computer expo, Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated: “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving twenty-five dollar cars that got 1000 miles to the gallon.” In response to Bill’s comments General Motors issued a press […]
No, Windows is not a virus. Here’s what viruses (viri?) do: 1.They replicate quickly — okay, Windows does that. 2.Viruses use up valuable system resources, slowing down the system as they do so — okay, Windows does that. 3.Viruses will, from time to time, trash your hard disk — okay, Windows does that, too. 4.Viruses […]
There was a knock on the door. It was the man from Microsoft. – “Not you again,” I said. – “Sorry,” he said, a little sheepishly. “I guess you know why I’m here.” Indeed I did. Microsoft’s $300 million campaign to promote the Windows 95 operating system was meant to be universally effective, to convince […]
- Luke: “You used to program.” – Ben: “I was once a software engineer the same as your father.” – Luke: “My father wasn’t a software engineer. He was a custodian at Lockheed-Martin.” – Ben: “That’s what your Uncle told you. He didn’t hold with your father’s ideals. He thought he should go to work. […]
Microsoft Corporation has just announced a new PC keyboard designed specifically for Windows. In addition to the keys found on the standard keyboard, Microsoft’s new design adds several new keys which will make your Windows computing even more functional. The keys in development are: 1.GPF key–This key will instantly generate a General Protection Fault […]
Atlanta, Ga. Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Symantec’s AntiVirus Research Center today confirmed that foot-and-mouth disease cannot be spread by Microsoft’s Outlook email application, believed to be the first time the program has ever failed to propagate a major virus. “Frankly, we’ve never heard of a virus that couldn’t spread through Microsoft […]
In a surprise announcement today, Microsoft President Steve Ballmer revealed that the Redmond-based company will allow computer resellers and end-users to customize the appearance of the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), the screen that displays when the Windows operating system crashes. The move comes as the result of numerous focus groups and customer surveys done […]
Bardinux 3.4 is available. Bardinux, a project of the Office of Free Software at the Universidad de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain, is a Kubuntu-based distribution. It follows Kubuntu’s long-term support release and is designed primarily for the students of the university. Read more ….
This week, we look at Ubuntu and OpenStack , Microsoft connecting with Salesforce and the true impact of falling cloud prices. Read more ….
Install Pinta Image Editor in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/14.10/13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 17/16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivativesPinta is an open-source, cross-platform bitmap image drawing and editing program inspired by Paint.NET which aims to work as an simpler, easier-to-use alternative to GIMP. It is easy to use multi-platform painting program. Pinta is lighter, powerful and simpler than open-source image editor GIMP. […]
This tutorial will describes how to installing XBMC 13.0 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS and derivatives. As we know, XBMC 13.0 with codename “Gotham” was released, in this release we will find many improvements, updates and fixes. Read more ….
There are various flavors of Linux screenshot utilities, including desktop-specific screenshot programs (e.g., KSnapshot for KDE, gnome-screenshot for GNOME, Screenshooter for Xfce), or general screenshot utilities (e.g., Shutter). One of unique screenshot utilities is Scrot (short for “SCReen shOT”), which is a command-line screenshot utility. While its interface is minimalistic, Scrot is, feature-wise, as powerful […]
Q: What if you call Microsoft product offerings software?
Q: How did Microsoft break Volkswagen’s world record? A: Volkswagen only made 22 million bugs!
Edubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr was released few week ago. It the latest of ubuntu-derived based on ubuntu 14.04 LTS that dedicated for users with a modern and complex computing environment suitable for classroom/educational use. Read more ….
One of the most controversial things that happened on the Linux Planet over the course of the last week has been a series of stories in the Wall St. Journal taking aim at Red Hat. The first story alleged that Red Hat will not support its’ Linux customers who choose to run a non-Red Hat […]
Q: What does WINDOWS stand for? A: “Work is never done on Windows systems”
Q: What do Baby Gates (Jennifer Katharine Gates) and Microsoft product offerings have in common? A1: Bill gets the credit but someone else did most of the work. A2: Regardless of the problem, calling Microsoft Tech Support won’t help. A3: As they mature, we pray that they will be better than that which preceeded them. […]