07 May 2007

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Glenn was away this show so Paul rambled on uncontrolled at length about various topics!


Linux:
Our current favorite: UBUNTU Linux , (Version 7.04 Just Out– It's Great!)
site will mail you for low or no cost, a complete bootable 'live' CD that requires no installation at all! The ideals of UBUNTO are most in line with those of KVMR being freely available to anyone and always welcoming membership & contributions, while relying a lot on volunteer skills, oh and not incidentally, producing material of a very high caliber of professionalism to compete with others costing far more!


Swap Space Privacy Issues:
What Is Swap Space (Page Files)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swap_space
MAC:
http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040809191855264


Office 2007: Do your freinds with older versions of Office a favor and DO NOT send documents saved as 'word 2007' for example. Try to "Save As" and OLDER version. Otherwise- They will need to download somethign from Microsoft that in my case, BROKE my Office 2003


Once it's lost out there- Can you get it back? http://www.reputationdefender.com
We will talk a little about Internet Privacy. 


 

Simple WEP break-in: massive data loss worth billions… 
 http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/05/04/txj_nonfeasance/


What? cheap laptop Computers Not a Panacea in Schools?! http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/04/education/04laptop.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin


Jesus (or is it Gandalf's?) likeness appears at microscopic scale in Flash memory!
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/05/02/flash_chip_messiah/