The Way Forward with Web Standards

An interesting article for techie types, and another article you can show to your boss to explain why you ought to be doing all the stuff in the first article :) more »

Well, it's been a while...

More than two months since I made a post, thought it was about time. In the last two months I have mostly been messing around with PHP and MySQL, trying to get a protected re-seller area up and running on the work website and, more recently, converting… more »


Finally got ALSA configured on my FC1 install (third time lucky). Spent some more time messing about with it this afternoon (after downloading yet another new kernel for FC1), downloaded the latest packages and all, found this forum thread very useful. more »

Zaurus Wireless

Woo hoo! Decided to have another whack with the Wireless Network CF card I got for my birthday (in September!) with the Zaurus. It works! I think the trick was not trying to be too clever, last time I was trying to install kernel modules and all sorts… more »

Gentoo Re-visited

OK, so I chickened out and downloaded some 'pre-built' Pentium III ISOs for Gentoo, re-formatted drives and started again. This time I got a useable system up and running (PCMCIA WiFi card automatically detected and configured), then I stole this XF86Co… more »


Decided to give Gentoo a try, since the graphics looked so sexy on the cover disk of a recent Linux magazine. This distro is designed to be compiled from source, the theory being that you end up with a perfectly customised and optimised system. It also… more »

Fedora Core 1

Downloaded the three ISOs over Thursday and Friday. Upgraded my machine at work (RH9.0, recent install) without any problems, apart from it downgrading Mozilla to 1.4.1. Decided to upgrade my home machine last night, two hours later I had a machine whi… more »