Daily Archives: August 8, 2011

The Hurd

GNU’s Hurd kernel is shaping up. It may never have much of a role on the desktop because Linux has such a lead and wide acceptance but, on servers, there is little to keep Hurd out. Virtual machines usually offer … Continue reading

Posted in technology | 4 Comments

They All Fall Down

There was a penetration of a server recently that allowed intruders to take control of dozens of websites and e-mail accounts, SSNs and some credit cards numbers. The server was running GNU/Linux and it was compromised in multiple ways: no … Continue reading

Posted in technology | 16 Comments

$0 Beats Wintel’s Crazy Pricing

I came across an article about some guy shopping for a new Intel CPU. “It should in theory be simple; get the most expensive processor in a given price bracket/model range, and it’ll be the best. That means getting a … Continue reading

Posted in technology | 10 Comments