May, 2007

  • OpenSolaris (build 63) on Virtual PC 2007

    Sun has several things going for them: A candid, pony-tailed, blogging CEO A KICKASS filesystem Some REALLY unique out-of-the-box initiatives (that ironically enough come in... er... big black boxes) I haven't played with their servers or their processors...
  • Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r0 (etch) on Virtual PC 2007

    The Debian site is not particularly easy to navigate, and I went in circles a few times before finding the download page that I was looking for: http://www.debian.org/releases/etch/debian-installer/ . The full DVD install is comprised of THREE 4.4GB DVDs...
  • Fedora 7 (Test 4) on Virtual PC 2007

    Two months after my Fedora Core 6 install , I am giving the last test version of Fedora 7 a go. "Don't you mean Fedora Core 7?" Nope. The Fedora folks have finally removed the distiction between Fedora Core and Fedora Extras (which I never entirely understood...