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Archives for August 2004

Gentoo and VMware 4.5

Following the installation of Gentoo on one of the workstation systems (see articles in story), I then decided to take Gentoo for a ride in VMware. This test was done with Gentoo running in a Windows 2000 VM Client.

Thursday April 22, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux Article : PHP fgetcsv() Function

PHP contains a wide array of functions for manipulating text files. I have often thought that this is actually one of PHPs strongest attributes. One particular command fgetcsv(), is a powerful function fulfilling the needs of many applications.

Tuesday April 20, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux Article: The Secret World of Putty and SSH Tunnels

Your Linux box is sadly out of reach and you desperately want to spend some quiet time with your favorite Penguin. Privacy is key, you want encrypted communications and you are stuck on a windows box. Enter Putty.

Tuesday April 20, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com : An Adventure with Gentoo Linux : Review Part 2

This is the last part of the exploration of Gentoo.

Thursday April 15, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux News : An Adventure with Gentoo Linux : Review Part 1

For those of you unfamiliar with this Linux Distro, its claim to fame is speed, pure speed. Part 1 of this review covers the installation process of Gentoo Linux and a first look.

Wednesday April 14, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux News : Generating Random Results From MySql with RAND()

A look into MySql's RAND function and producing random results from your queries.

Tuesday April 13, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux News : Google on the Hot Seat

Google has been in the news quite frequently over the past few months. In this article I would like to take a brief look at the philosophy of the search.

Tuesday April 13, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux News : A Date with Red Hat Fedora Core 1 : Review

This review is a brief overview and first look of Red Hat's Fedora Linux.

Monday April 12, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux News : Sun Java Desktop Review

The Sun Java Desktop is another Linux Distro making another attempt at simplifying Linux for the corporate user. Sun is heading in the right direction with this release of Java Desktop. It is simple, focused and elegant, just what computer users are looking for in modern operating systems.

Sunday April 11, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com Linux News : Review of VMWare 4.5 Workstation

VMware has always been one of my favorite programs. Where else can you go on the x86 platform and run multiple operating systems concurrently in either Windows or in Linux. VMware is an emulation package which does allow you to fully run up to 10 operating systems on one computer all at once with full GUI.

Friday April 09, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com : Linux Expensive for Established Companies - Not Really

The last two days has brought numerous opinions, potential facts and scant information regarding the expense of Linux to existing large companies. And some of this information misleadingly points out that because large corporations will not adopt Linux because of its expense, therefore, Linux cannot dethrone the Microsoft reign on the desktop.

Tuesday April 06, 2004 | Read More

LinuxDig.Com : Programming / Coding Getting Smaller

Quick overview of the state of software development and the directions we are heading.

Monday April 05, 2004 | Read More

Red Hat : End of Life April 30, 2004

Red Hat Linux 9 distribution will reach its end-of-life for errata maintenance on April 30, 2004

Monday April 05, 2004 | Read More

A RHINO is Coming to Linux with a Horn pointed towards SCO

The next enemy of SCO is the GPL itself, everyones favorite doctrine, the heart of Linux. But wait, around the corner a RHINO waits preparing to strike that final blow.

Monday April 05, 2004 | Read More


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