Lenovo to preload Suse linux on thinkpads

Friday, August 4th, 2006

The Channelinsider is reporting that Lenovo will be the first tier one OEM to preinstall a linux distribution on generally available PC’s. For years, you either had to order large volume, or find a smaller name system builder to get linux preinstalled. Now, Lenovo will start offerning Novell’s Suse Linux on their Thinkpad T60p mobile [...]

Microsoft Vista hardware requirements…

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

Microsoft has started releasing details of the hardware requirements for the upcoming release of Vista. It appears there are two categories of requirements. One is a bare minimum for vista, the other is a minimum for Vista Premium. They’re calling the specs Vista Capable and Premium Ready…    Send article as PDF   

Adding swap space to a running linux system

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

There are acouple situations where my systems memory needs have exceeded the supply. The most likely cases are running virtual machines and building cd/dvd images. Those things realistically take LOT’s of memory. I have a swap partition – I don’t recall the size right off. I have about 512 MB on the desktop and probably [...]

Motorola investing in Fuel Cell tech for small devices

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005

It looks like Motorola is investing in a company that develops fuel cell technology for small devices. According to the article the cells provide…    Send article as PDF   

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