Tales of a real life switcher

I assume most have seen the Apple switch ads. So being the dork I was, I wondered what a Linux person would look like, if he was invited to the meeting of this odd twosome. Well after two or three years of trying with one person I'm finally going to …

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Linus on proprietary software (BK)

There is an interesting thread in the bazaar-ng mailing list going on right now. Anyway, to make a long story short (and save you from reading ~90 posts in the thread), Linus (of Linux/git fame) said the following concerning BitKeepr which I found quite insightful. (Over a year ago …

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Dude, where's my umbilical cord? (sis900 ethernet not working)

I seem to have no end of networking issues recently.

Last night, Andrea had to reboot an Acer 5003 laptop to do some online banking in Internet Explorer. The machine hibernated. When I rebooted in Linux this morning, the ethernet failed to work.

I rmmod'd the module (sis900) and modprobed …

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