http://www.walkernews.net/2007/06/22/download-official-redhat-linux-iso-image/. The link above is to the Redhat 6.2 Linux distribution, the first version of Linux I used. It ran very well on a Celeron 600 with 64MB of RAM and integrated graphics. Linux has come so far since it was first released, the desktop has gotten even easier to use and with the release …

http://igurublog.wordpress.com/2011/02/19/archs-dirty-little-notso-secret/ Quoting from the website. Most distributions, even Windows, sign their packages so that when the computer downloads and installs them, it can check the signature to make sure the package is authentic – it hasn’t been tampered with on the server, or anywhere between the server and the local system. This mechanism has been …

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/10-things-i-miss-about-old-school-linux/2309 Redhat Linux 6.2. The thing I miss the most about Linux is the coolness factor of having an operating system that is much better than Windows ’98 was and it supported your hardware without having to juggle disks installing drivers and installing virus scanners and other stuff to keep you safe on the Internet. …

I saw this on Slashdot. LingNoi writes with this excerpt from ComputerWorld UK:“The London Stock Exchange has said its new Linux-based system is delivering world record networking speed, with 126 microsecond trading times. The news comes ahead a major Linux-based switchover in twelve days, during which the open source system will replace Microsoft .Net technology on …

I have just installed Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope once more, and I will see>how I go with this, I have just installed the ubuntu-restricted-extras and I should be able to play just about any format I want to. My Windows XP installation is playing up so I sacrificed the disk space occupied by Windows 7 and …

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 8.10 kernel to 2.6.28.7 and now, the alsa sound works, which is way better than the deprecated OSS system that Ubuntu uses by default. And it was not very hard to do either, once I worked out how the mkinitramfs program worked, I was fine. $ uname -aLinux deusexmachina …