Categories: "Linux"

Mono, Linux and .Net

Having done quite a bit of work with Micro$oft'$ .Net framework at work in the last few weeks I was intrigued by the recent announcement from Ximian/Novell of the 1.0 release of Mono, the open source re-implementation of .Net. I downloaded all the RPMs… 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 »

FreeBSD and Half Life

Set up a Counter Strike server today on a spare PIII machine we had going (it just got replaced by a dedicated ADSL modem/router), decided to have a go with FreeBSD to see what it's like. Went for the 5.1 (cutting edge) version rather than the 4.8 (stab… more »
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