Apr
17
2009
0

Microsoft Works Hard to Protect Monoply – at Googles expense

I was reading Slashdot today and came across this post about Microsoft Family Safety Filter.  I wasn’t to surprised to read by this article: “I saw that part of the brand new Windows Live package is the Family Safety Filter, so I decided to give it a spin. Turned it on, set it to ‘basic […]

Mar
22
2009
2

Fedora 11 will likely not include Xen Dom0 (virtualization) support

I (like many of you) have been patiently waiting since Fedora 8 for Dom0(Domain 0) Xen support in Fedora.  Why hasn’t Red Hat or the Fedora Project made an announcement? Haven’t we been good? I mean libvirtd is great and all, but Xen PV(paravirtualized) VM’s destroy. I did some googling to get to the bottom […]

Mar
10
2009
4

Woot!!! World of Warcraft works w/ WINE on Fedora 10, Wine 1.1.14

Excuse me WORLD, but I though everyone should know that the World of Warcraft is finally working on my Fedora 10 system.  Good frames, hardly any glich’s.  Wrath of the Lich King and the other zones load without error. The goals of this post: – show the world it is possible to play WoW on […]

Mar
06
2009
0

Cisco to enter the Virtualization Server Market

I just read on CNN.com that Cisco has announced a server line of products.  I find this interesting because the main reason I don’t use Cisco products is their high cost.  They make some of the best switches and routers, but do they have the mentality to be competitive in the mainstream server market? One […]

Feb
06
2009
0

Configuring Asterisk for a remote Syslog Server PART I

Syslog & Rsyslog are the mainstay tools of event logging.  Every standard UNIX/Linux based Operating System comes with some version.  Asterisk logging capabilities allow for some or all events to be sent to syslogd for post processing; (that is) to store in a SQL database or for sending logs to a remote syslog server. If […]