My Ideal Operating System

What would my ideal Operating System look like? Really small minimal installation. You know, like OpenBSD. Thorough and comprehensive help pages. You know, like OpenBSD. The ability to simply administer the OS remotely. You now, like SSH on OpenBSD. Excellent, easy to configure firewall. You know, like pf on OpenBSD. Easy to configure network redundancy.… Continue reading My Ideal Operating System

My First UAC Encounter

I’ve been lucky enough to stay away from Windows Vista, having moved to the Mac at home. I’ve had several chances to play with Windows Vista, but I still prefer the look and feel of Windows XP. A friend who is a Vista user recently had to reinstall from scratch (due to a hardware issue,… Continue reading My First UAC Encounter

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Vista versions

Microsoft has come in for some criticisms of Windows Vista for having several different versions available. But how many versions are there? Common opinion is that there are between 4 and 6 versions available. Microsoft's consumer site indicates four versions – Basic; Home Premium; Business and Ultimate(http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/windowsvista/editions/choose.mspx), but there's also the Enterprise edition available, so… Continue reading Vista versions

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