February 2014 archive

Biting the hand that feeds less and less: Boycotting Slashdot.org for 1 week

Much of the readership of This Blog is due to being featured on on of my favorite sites, Slashdot.org, many times. I have been a member there for many years and hope to be in the future, as well. But last week, Slashdot introduced Beta, or rather, What Slashdot Is Going To Look Like next. …

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Project 50/50: Conclusion

In the previous installments of Project 50/50 we selected a laptop, made some changes, installed Linux, and got the battery upgraded. In this round, we’re going to look back at over a month of use and getting intimately familiar with the Compaq Presario v5000, Crunchbang Linux, and the battery. We also promised to explore a …

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