I have just upgraded to a 64bit installation of my favourite OpenSuse 11.3 distribution. It is feeling slightly faster than the 32bit version and all I need now is a 64bit version of Flash… That is available, and I have just tested the plugin and it works with Firefox. Too good, now I have a …

http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/10/microsoft-mulling-128-bit-versions-of-windows-8-windows-9.ars Working in high security department for research and development involving strategic planning for medium and longterm projects. Research & Development projects including 128bit architecture compatibility with the Windows 8 kernel and Windows 9 project plan. Forming relationships with major partners: Intel, AMD, HP, and IBM. Robert Morgan is working to get IA-128 working backwards …

I just bought the latest Linux Format DVD, and I tried to boot the Fedora Core 14 distribution on the disc and it would not work, it gave me an error to do with the compressed filesystem. But I got a copy of FreeBSD 8.1 and I will give that a try later and see …

I am running kernel 2.6.37-rc6 on my main OpenSuse 11.3 installation and it has quite a few advantages over the previous kernel release, offering a Open Source driver for the Broadcom WIFI adapters. This is quite a step ahead of the old system where you had to install the binary firmware into your system, especially …

http://news.slashdot.org/story/11/01/13/1755240/Mozilla-To-Release-Firefox-4-Next-Month. “Damon Sicore, Senior Director of Platform Engineering at Mozilla, has announced that the company is almost ready to ship Firefox 4. On its mailing list, Mozilla has revealed it has around 160 hard blockers to fix, before proceeding to Release Candidate stage. Both the RC and the final version would arrive in February, according …

I am using Sabayon Linux on my PC now, enjoying the benefits of using Open Source software without the hassles of installing codecs like you need to do with Ubuntu and Linux Mint. I only had to install the libdvdcss package from the source tarball and I was playing a DVD right away without having …

Our freedom to share information on the Internet is at risk and we need to do something. Visit anti-acta.com and sign the petition to stop this being forced on us. Sure they want to go after those of us that want to torrent movies and share music, but they will not stop there. We need …

I am making another Doom map. This one is for Ultimate Doom and is a hellish base run by the Demons. http://www.securitronlinux.com/maps/hands.rar You can see some screenshots here, with a shot of the skin hell room and some Imps guarding a invulnerability powerup. This map does not have a name yet, but it is coming …

Russia are moving away from Windows and towards a Linux operating system instead, this is a good victory for Open Source software, which does not have the costs of constant repairs and downtime that Windows has, especially using the 10 year old Windows XP OS. Linux has more security, especially using NSA Selinux, which can …

This is an epic video of the AMD CPU being overclocked to 7GHZ. This is truly incredible and shows what you can do with super-cold liquid helium. Although, we will undoubtedly have processors as fast as this soon anyway, it would be hard to imagine gaming with such a CPU. With super fast GPU’s in …

I have been busy testing the WordPress 3.1 beta and it is working very well indeed, no problems yet running on Apache2 webserver on my OpenSuse 11.3 machine. I used a local webserver instead of my website to run it as it made testing easier, and I used it to develop the new look of …

I have removed Windows 2003 from my machine, it had started to corrupt files on my hard disk. I thought it was a good reliable operating system but I know better now. Why can’t Windows have a more reliable filesystem and software like Linux and UNIX have had for ages. I replaced it with OpenSuse …

Just typing up this post in OpenOffice.org thinking about the royal screw up that the National Broadband Network in Australia is turning out to be. It will cost AU$56.00 per month for the service and it may not be available in the country areas, they will have to be served by Satellite and WIMAX wireless …

I am sick of my current webhost, I have had my files deleted from my website without warning and I am going to move my website to hostgator.com and hopefully they will offer better service than hosting24.com. Stay away from them. I am sorry for the inconvenience and I am going to transfer my current …

It is quite annoying that the way I access the Cpanel for my account is blocked by some ISP’s, e,g the port 2082. That is annoying and makes it hard to access my account. I can use the commandline ftp application to upload files, but I cannot actually do anything with the files I have …

I just updated my WordPress installation manually and had to delete the .maintenance file in the WordPress root folder. To do this on Linux, just open the Gnome Terminal and type ftp.yourhost.com and enter your username and password and hit enter, then type ls -a and look to see if the file is there, then …

This is not justice, he is a good person for leaking valuable information and educating the masses about what is really going on in the world today. I wonder if the insurance files decryption key will really be released? Then we can peek inside this enormous file and see what is hidden within. But I …

Julian Assange and the Wikileaks website are causing quite a ruckus in the henhouse these days, with gigabytes of files on the Wikileaks website, the governments of the world are clamouring to shut down the website and have Assange arrested, especially on trumped up Sex offenses. He is only keeping the governments honest and releasing …