Tag Archives: Linux

Are there going to be computers for ‘Us’?

The focus of the computer makers is changing. It used to be that computers were scary and hard and you had to be a “computer guy” to really know how to get them to do anything with one. Times are … Continue reading

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You might be a hacker if…

Recent laws passed in different countries have been making normal users liable for normal things you do on line. (Although there have been some court rulings that are going the other way.) You could be a hacker if you lie … Continue reading

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There’s always a phone scam for windows going on.

I think the title says it all, and if you remember back to my earlier note on the subject it goes something like this. Hello, we are from Windows Technical Support (or something like that) and we noticed your computer … Continue reading

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Linux Rocks and will never rule the world

Linux rocks, and I would love to see everyone using it but I know that won’t happen. Not because the software isn’t good enough or that the other options for software are better. No you are not going to see … Continue reading

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Sony Fails again…

We all know of the problems Sony has been having with security from the PlayStation Network hack and the problems they are having with their on-line MMORPGs being hacked. While this was big they weren’t the first problems Sony has … Continue reading

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Linux in the least expected places

OK Linux is great right, more secure, more power, better commandline, better Windows Managers (plural, i mean you can change them and pick the one you like, unlike the other guys.) And Linux shows up in the least expected places. … Continue reading

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Computer security for dummies

OK with the stories out there of all kinds of computer security problems I am once again writing some posts on security. This one will be pretty basic, a guide for dummies. So why do we need security on our … Continue reading

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