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If you're still lumbering along with the antique Linux Loader LILO, you really ought to consider migrating to GRUB, the Grand Unified Bootloader. LILO is quite good, and, as the saying goes, if it ain't broke .... But GRUB has some advantages that make it, in my opinion, the Bootloader of today's generation. Here's why.
Augustin, who founded VA Research in 1993 and VA Linux Systems in 1998 now VA Software.
In his OSBC address to a standing-room-only audience titled "Living with Open Source: The New Rules for IT Vendors and Consumers," Augustin offered eight rules.
Roll out a desktop Linux pilot project quickly without disturbing the legacy desktop OS.
I came across Microsoft OpenOffice 1.1 Competitive Guide through a post on the TTLUG mailing list, and decided to answer it fully in a FDLed response because it will save quite a few people from typing everything.
Not so long ago, Linux was only for the technically adept. Then large enterprises claimed it as their own — only they possessed internal resources aplenty to confront its complexity. These days, however, more and more small- and mid-sized businesses are moving to the fastest-growing Operating System (OS) for good, solid reasons — and they aren't looking back.
The Sharp Zaurus SL-5600 Personal Mobile Tool is the most recent release in the 5000 series. As the owner of a Zaurus SL-5500, I was pleased to see the many hardware and software improvements Sharp has made in the 5600. The Zaurus SL-5600 retails for $499.00.
The NetBSD startup process is extensible, flexible, and a little daunting at first. This article looks at the configuration mechanisms used to enable or disable features, and compares NetBSD's startup procedures to those of other systems.
The BSD family of Unix-like operating systems evolved from the last release of 4.4BSD, released by the University of California some years ago. As with Linux, they have full releases and a live CVS tree. This article discusses why you might want to run the -current branch of NetBSD, how you would go about it, and a bit of what could go wrong.