Archives for April 27, 2009

Take a poll on Linux Distros

This is not a poll crashing thing, this is just a go take a poll thing. Here.

Bohemian Rhapsody Remix (4 geeks)

Using old scanners, disk drives, and stuff, a perfect renditions of a song you probably did not want to hear again: This is lifted from here, where you will find more information. Hat tip: Joe.

Ubuntu 9.04 Released, Is Good.

I have not installed it, but it looks good. Jaunty Jackalope is baed on Kernel 2.6.28-11 and runs Gnome 2.26.1 on X.org-Server 1.6. It boots faster. It supports ext4 ffile system. Here it is.

The basic North American bird book

You’ll notice that I’m reviewing bird books. (Don’t worry, not all will be US based.) Please feel free to chime in with your suggestions and comments. The ultimate bird book for North America has always been two books: both Peterson’s field guides, one for the East, one for the West. Now, the new Peterson Field…

Very funny application error messages are HERE at the Linux Menagerie. My favorite is this one from Windows: Q276304 – Error Message: Your Password Must Be at Least 18770 Characters and Cannot Repeat Any of Your Previous 30689 Passwords But this is a close runner-up: You don’t exist. Go away.

Congressman Keith Ellison Arrested

Did he take a bribe? Did he try to buy a senate seat? Did he misuse campaign funds?

Everything Worth Reading

… is a blog carnival that you can read HERE. It is loaded with the best stuff on the blogosphere. Or in the blogosphere. Whatever. Go check it out, you will not be sorry. I especially draw your attention to the Post of the Month, because its brilliance as a piece of written work is…

This is a repost of an earlier review. Bill Thompson’s Young Birder’s Guide The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America (Peterson Field Guides) is a book that I highly recommend for kids around seven to 14 years of age. (The publishers suggest a narrower age range but I respectfully disagree.) This is…