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Well I accomplished most of what I wanted to do yesterday.  I watched television (and recorded some things), played movies in XBMC and tweaked it a little to add a function that they are strangely missing (the Eject button), and migrated more things to gmail.  I believe that I only […]

Linux Day 6 finished


http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9150138/Google_joins_the_kill_IE6_campaign ComputerWorld is reporting that starting on March 1, 2010, Google Docs and Google Sites will no longer support Internet Explorer 6.  Considering that IE6 is 9 years old, it’s not surprising.  There have been two versions of Internet Explorer in the past 9 years, alongside offerings from Mozilla, Apple, […]

Google Joins the IE-6 Must Die Campaign


Day 5 is over, and Day 6 is just starting…  What did I learn last night?  Well, I spent a good portion of the evening trying to get certain applications to always open up on specific workspaces.  For the Windows people, workspaces are like virtual desktops.  You can have as […]

Linux Day 5/6



Yesterday was a more productive day.  The only "snag" that I ran into was that a webcast for Microsoft’s Certifications wouldn’t load up properly– so I had to go to Windows in order to view it.  I spent about 2 hours viewing the webcast and trying to figure out my […]

Linux Day 5



Well today I finally got down to productivity with Linux.  I completed one program in Java (the assigned one) and also one that was intended to demonstrate the concepts that we went over (polymorphism).  I still have to go to the hotmail website to mark my mail as read (or […]

Linux Day 3



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Well, Day 2 has started out interesting.  First of all, KMail refuses to remember what I’ve called "Ham" and "Spam", so all of my e-mails are ending up in the trash folder–marked as read (even though I told it to put "Spam" in the Junk folder and not mark them […]

Day 2 on Linux