I got sent to Paris from work (came back last night, flew there Monday afternoon), and the only thing I bought there (except for dinner) was 4 bottles of mineral water. Pathetic. I was there for 3 days & nights, most of the day spent at the client’s office; the closest I got to sight-seeing […]
So, much improvement on the Linux front. Set up the printer and it works great. Found what was causing my hostname to change and preventing me from launching new apps once kppp (modem connection) started – just a matter of unchecking a checkbox (the help file explains that if this box is checked, you’ll get […]
A good Hebrew software list for Linux.
Attempting to post from Linux now. The desktop was sort of functional, the browser (Netscape) works fine, the font situation is deplorable. Something annoying has happened and now I can’t launch new applications for some reason in KDE. I think it has something to do with the DISPLAY environment variable, but setting it doesn’t seem […]
I repartitioned my drive and installed Linux (Mandrake 7.0, from a PC Plus magazine CD) yesterday. The install went very smoothly, and soon enough I was presented with another OS to boot into at my lesiure, with a very Windows-like desktop (KDE) and plenty of programs. The Linux desktops (KDE, GNOME) beat windows easily in […]