Yearly Archives: 2005


Hey everyone, This is a post highlighting some of the things I’ve discovered this past weekend. I found a few programs that will accomplish my goal of ripping MY CD’s into mp3’s for my computer. K3b (KDE’s ripper), Grip (Gnome’s ripper) and RipperX are just a few of them. In […]

The adventure continues (Days 3-5)


Well, I woke up today, with an error and a dilemma. Last night, I installed Apache webserver. But, I couldn’t get it to see my site, and then I couldn’t get it to restart properly. So, I went to bed, thinking that I was going to have to live without […]

Day 2 with Xandros Linux


Hey everyone, I started my Linux experiment tonight. Currently, I’m writing this blog on Firefox, running on Xandros Linux (free-version). And, I have Kopete running, so I can keep in touch with my friends on MSN and Yahoo. So far, it’s been an interesting experience. I’ve learned a few things […]

The Linux Experiment has begun….



Hi there everyone, In the next few weeks (starting sometime in December), I’m going to experiment with Xandros Linux. There is a free version available that I’ve already installed on another hard drive. The main thing I’m waiting for is Kahuna (Hotmail’s new format) to be properly supported on Firefox. […]

Soon, an experiment in Linux.





Microsoft is expanding their pool of beta participants for the Customer Experience Validation Program and the MSN Beta Program. If you are already a MSN Butterfly there is no need to sign up for CEV or the MSN Beta Program since you are already enrolled. What is a Customer Experience […]

Become a Microsoft/MSN Beta Tester


In the past couple of weeks, a lot of information has been coming out about Sony/BMG’s use of a “rootkit” to hide their XCP Copy Protection programs on your computer.  In one of the online communities that I manage, I called for a boycott of all Sony/BMG products.  Here are some reasons […]

Boycott Sony/BMG