Monthly Archives: October 2007

Facebook’s worth, Microsoft’s gamble

Is Facebook worth really this much? Personally I don’t think so. Unless there is some secret revenue making channel that I can’t see. Is this a good move for Microsoft? The key is not how small the percentage of the … Continue reading

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Review: Buffalo 320GB Link Station Network Drive

I have a few computers (desktop, laptops) at home and each one of them accumulate data and media files over the years. I used to copy them to CDs for backup purpose but this method has become too tedious. I … Continue reading

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Jump on the Ubuntu wagon

I have an old Dell Inspiron 1000 laptop. It is slow (with XP), noisy, but it has the best keyboards in all my current or previous 4 laptops. I installed Ubuntu on it this weekend. Actually it was Xubuntu, Ubuntu’s … Continue reading

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New Dell desktop – get a dual monitor?

I just purchased a Dell Vostro 200 desktop. Since I have been used to have dual monitor (laptop + extended monitor) I decided to have the same setting. But it didn’t turn out to be easy. Since I had to … Continue reading

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Save my own neck after network changing mistake

Sometimes after making some (incorrect) network related changes I found myself locked out of the Linux server that I am trying to configure. A couple of examples are SSH configuration and iptables rules changes. If the server is remote, say … Continue reading

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