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A Day To Remember

Hey folks, please forgive this off topic post but today (April 15th) is a very significant day. If you listen to the podcast or read this blog, then chances are you’ll have heard me mention my love for Liverpool FC.…

Weekly Rewind #9

Hello folks, it’s that time again already so I’d better fill you in on events this week: On Monday evening we did Linux Outlaws after a major delay and some technical problems. We were supposed to start at 7pm (UK)…

Libre.fm – Building An Open Last.fm

If you’re anything like me and you’re dangerously obsessed with music (I really am); then chances are you’ve already tried the music-based social networking service Last.fm at some time. Like a lot of web services it doesn’t give much away…

Digging A Hole

…in my server! Bloody hell. Some of you may have noticed the blog was off for a couple of hours yesterday, this was due to a pretty major server overload. At first I thought it was a DDOS attack, then…

Critical Mass

“…almost all of the newest hardware coming out has Linux support. The critical mass has been reached. Go download Ubuntu 8.10 and see for yourself what the fuss is about. You won’t regret it” That’s probably just the sort of…

Tell Them It’s Linux!!

I saw an interesting video a few days ago. I’ve already discussed it a bit with people over at the Linux Outlaws Forums ™ but figured I should write something here that might reach a slightly larger audience, emphasis being…

Dell Follow Up

Most of you probably saw my earlier rant at Dell for removing Linux laptops from their UK website last week. The post caused quite a bit of interest it seems which is always nice and I’m grateful people read and…

Lenny Is Looming

Just a quick note to remind everyone that the long awaited release of Debian 5.0 (codenamed Lenny) will be this weekend, February 14th to be precise. Keen observers will notice that’s also St Valentine’s Day, which apparently is just a…