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 »

phpBB 2.0.6

Upgraded the Family Forum to phpBB 2.0.6 today. All went well, downloaded the full version, copied my config.php file in and uploaded the entire thing to the website then ran the update script and it all worked. Some new features I've installed for tes… more »

First Boog Site

My first sort-of-commercial (for a friend's business) website design is nearing completion, check it out: Validates for XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS, even managed to use PNGs throughout (though an earlier iteration saw me u… more »

Komodo 2.5

Downloaded the new versions a few days ago, it works beautifully on Windows but for some reason I get an error 'The file /content/jaguar.xul cannot be found' when running on RH9.0. Sent an email to ActiveState and just got a reply back - setting the MOZ… more »