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November 2009

Mircro$oft at it again — patents SUDO …

You do not know what SUDO is .. then you must be a Windows fanboy.  If you use Linux and/or Macs, you will use it on a daily basis.  It is that little command that is in almost every distribution of Linux and also in Mac OSx that elevates your privileges to root for a […]

Google’s own Programming Language — Go!

So Phython, C and C++ are not good enough for Google anymore. And it seems it is all about concurrency, speed and getting things done. It’s called GO … The company says that Go is experimental, and that it combines the performance and security benefits associated with using a compiled language like C++ with the […]

Karmic Network Manager DSL Connections

From my earlier post you will know the problems that Network Manager has with DSL connections.  The latest release (2 November) from Network Manager Daily Build PPA solve some of the problems but not all. Solved: Non system wide connections now work again. Not Solved: System wide connection still does not connect The “inefficient privileges” […]