Exploring Ubuntu Blogging Solutions

Since I don’t have a valid Windows 7 license for my Asus 1000HE, I’ve decided to use Ubuntu Netbook Remix on this netbook, and I’m starting to really enjoy it. Of course, there are a few applications that I’m sorely missing, especially Windows Live Writer, but overall it’s been an enjoyable little experiment. As such,Continue reading “Exploring Ubuntu Blogging Solutions”

I’ve Been Distro-Surfing

Over the course of the last 3 days, I’ve checked out plain-jane Ubuntu Netbook Remix, Jolicloud Alpha2, and EasyPeasy v1.5 on my Asus 1000HE EeePC. This is, apparently, also referred to as ‘distro-surfing’. At the end, I’m left with EasyPeasy, for a few reasons. For starters, all three of these versions of Linux are essentiallyContinue reading “I’ve Been Distro-Surfing”

Why I Don’t Use Linux On My Netbooks

One thing that I’m asked about all the time is why I run Windows on my netbooks. Given how much I work in the browser (and Firefox is available for all platforms) it would seem that Linux would be a no-brainer on a netbook. Unfortunately, it’s not, and here’s why: there are too many options.Continue reading “Why I Don’t Use Linux On My Netbooks”

I Am Operating System Agnostic

In the past year, I’ve used Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Ubuntu (8.04 and 8.10), and now OS X, on various computers laying around. It’s easy enough to burn an iso and load it up, and if it’s a spare computer, there’s not much to lose/backup/etc. Since I work online, it’s important for meContinue reading “I Am Operating System Agnostic”