The OpenIndiana project is an enterprise operating system based on the illumos kernel, which is a fork of the OpenSolaris project. OpenIndiana is open source, free, and community driven, and my personal operating system of choice for using ZFS (with Napp-It, of course). In the past I have always burned a CD and performed a [...]

After resurrecting the 700m, I figured I should give installing the Android SDK on Ubuntu a try. The install process was a bit more work than you’d want it to be, but by no means difficult. Unfortunately, it still went less than stellar. With only a 4gb USB stick, there is barely enough room for [...]

I’ve dual booted Gentoo and Windows XP on my laptop for so long that I haven’t ever really considered anything else. With my recent hard drive failure, I was nearly ready to pack up the laptop as it wasn’t worth putting money into. If I bought a new HDD, I should probably upgrade the RAM. [...]

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