Yup. It is true. Microsoft acquires GitHub for about 7.5 billion USD! Let that sink in. There have been rumors of GitHub (my favorite open source code repository) being acquired by tech giants in the past. This one about Microsoft taking over had also been doing the rounds for quite some time now. GitHub is … Continue reading It’s Final: Microsoft acquires GitHub
Before you install ReactOS ReactOS is a decent Windows alternative. We know where to get it from. We have the virtual machine or our test system set up. Now we can install ReactOS right away. With the installation medium ready, let us begin. The process on how to install ReactOS is actually extremely simple. If … Continue reading Install ReactOS – Trying it out
Windows Alternative? What is ReactOS? ReactOS is a free and open source operating system for the x64/x86 based personal computers and are intended to be binary compatible (read Windows alternative or clone) with the software and device drivers that are written for Windows Server 2003. The project itself is not new. The first release was … Continue reading Windows Alternative – Is ReactOS good enough?
LFS Environment Setup from Scratch To create a Linux System from Scratch you will need an existing UNIX based system with support for a number of packages that are mentioned herein. We will go through the the LFS environment setup here. Let me re-iterate the objective of this build. It should be barebones – you … Continue reading LFS Environment Setup from Scratch
Wishing for a one click file organizer I have always had this dream. I hoped that I would just click one button and all the downloaded files in my Download directory would sort themselves and go to neatly identified directories that just work. Unfortunately, no operating system gives a one click file organizer to us … Continue reading One click file organizer – check Organyz