Beyond nixCraft

Generally I use Perl and Shell script for automation or to make system administration easier for me. Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language that combines remarkable power with very clear syntax. Python runs on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, OS/2, Amiga, Palm Handhelds, and Nokia mobile phones. You can easily adopt Python to […]

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This is an interesting information regarding usage of GPL v3 and proprietary code in embedded devices. Tivoization is the creation of a system that incorporates software under the terms of a copyleft software license, but uses hardware to prevent users from running modified versions of the software on that hardware. Richard Stallman coined the term […]

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You can make money by selling Linux based Laptop and desktop systems. Dell and other vendor started the same. There is huge market for Linux desktop systems. This article talks about entering a world where Microsoft rules the marketplace: For years, Microsoft has reigned supreme as the ‘only’ choice for OEM partners on the x86 […]

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The story of DRM

by on August 27, 2007 · 0 comments

DRM is technologies intended to give content providers control over redistribution and access to material and is addressed to death in Windows Vista ;) This is a prototype of a video designed to tell the story of DRM. The life and death, the rise and fall, the here today, gone-tomorrow story of DRM. The music […]

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The coolest desk ever ~ there are 434 Madison 9M chips on the desk. The list price for the lot in 2006 was over US$800,000. The desk now contains about 2.8 TFLOPs of computing power. That’s about the same as 900 3.2GHz P4s. => Matt’s CPU Desk ( via Digg )

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On 16th August 2007, the Skype peer-to-peer network became unstable and suffered a critical disruption. According to official blog post it was windows update service: The disruption was triggered by a massive restart of our users’ computers across the globe within a very short timeframe as they re-booted after receiving a routine set of patches […]

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I did used Motorola RAZR V3 for sometime in 2006 before I dropped it into a swimming pool :( The new RAZR 2 has a bigger screen, better UI, quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 with EDGE and Linux platform. OSnews has published a review for the new RAZR 2 V8: The RAZR2 V8 is a quad-band GSM […]

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