A boot time test as a rule brings more criticism than praise for the tester, seeing that the tests are usually considered flawed. A new test has fixed all that. In February TuxRadar released a benchmark test for installation, bootup, shutdown and I/O performance of Ubuntu 8.04, 9.04, Windows Vista and 7. The benchmark elicited […]
Acer ships Android netbooks with Windows in dual boot Acer looks to become of the first big PC builders to launch netbook computers with Google’s mobile operating system Android. Its Android based models could be found at Computex but there it was revealed that Acer isn’t entirely sure that the fresh operating system is the […]
What is samba? Samba is essentially a TCP/IP file and print server for Microsoft Windows clients. In fact, it can support any SMB/CIFS-enabled client. One of Samba’s big strengths is that you can use it to blend your mix of Windows and Linux machines
Wine is a implementation of Windows API on Linux. Even if it is quite complete, it still miss some DirectX functionalities. This article present how to add this missing functionalities by installing native DirectX 9.0c in your Wine environment.
Creating A Dual-Boot System On RAID10 (Ubuntu/Windows) I just bought a new computer and I want to run Ubuntu 8.10 and Vista. I’m really afraid to loose some of my data when a harddrive dies, so I decided to go for a RAID10-setup. Most modern motherboards support RAID0,1,5 and 10.