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Open Source Driving the Market : Net Books

For years, software and hardware have driven each other forward.  Microsoft’s Vista is a prime example.  Even with the confusion between “Vista Ready” and “Vista Capable”, it was clear:  If you want Vista, you need ‘new’ hardware.

How To Get Flash 9 Back in an RPM-based Distro

I posted a few days ago about my disappointments with flash 10, and I was hoping that it would just be a slight nuisance, but in fact it has been a common nuisance for me.  I decided to regress back to flash 9, but to my dismay adobe has no links to it and it’s apparently no longer in the repo.

Firefox Minefield in Fedora 9 : Howto and Review

I am writing this post with Mozilla Firefox Minefield.  Minefield is like Firefox’s snapshot window to the future, and from all I can tell, it’s simply awesome.  I’m playing with 3.1b2pre at the moment.  All the rumors about it being faster… are generally true.

Microsoft Joins AMQP Group

Microsoft is joining in on the AMQP project, which is a messenger service to talk between servers.  There are already several linux groups involved, including Red Hat and Novell.  This will mean better interoperability between servers.

OLPC XO : Version 2