Column: The sweet smell of new hardware

sathyabhat shared this story from IndianVideoGamer: "Me: “Hey, so which graphic card do you have?” Him: “I have a Nvidia Geforce, bro. I got it from Lamington Road” Me: “Oh, nice. Which one?” Him: “The latest one” Me: “Oh, you have a Titan? NICE!” Him: “No dude, this is a Timex” Me: “…..” Him: “Yeah.…

Linux Power Management

We tested every major release of Fedora from Fedora 10 “Cambridge” through the most recent Fedora 14 “Laughlin” Alpha build. […] Up for testing was a Lenovo ThinkPad R52, Lenovo ThinkPad T60, and a Lenovo ThinkPad T61. After 4 pages and a bunch of graphs which make no sense From these battery power consumption results…

Damn Vulnerable Linux

A whole linux distro, Slackware based I believe, to train you in the dark arts. This distro is deliberately insecure, containing out of date packages, mis-configured apps, and loads of training material. It comes as a live dvd download, so you can run it up as and when you want to practice your skills. via…