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Wednesday Weekly Links: January 1, 2014

Out with 2013, and in with 2014.  No matter what this year brings, it won’t be boring.  With that said, here’s some links for you to check out this week. Unix Getting Involved in FOSS (opensource.com): The Red Hat sponsored website has seven ways for people to get involved in various projects that share their […]

Issue 7 of The *Nixed Report Available

The final issue of the magazine for 2013 is available for popular consumption.  Here’s what’s covered: Social Networking Ads and How they may backfire. Linux Mint Debian Edition Google Drive being used on the construction of this year’s final issue as well as a preview of things to come in 2014.   The magazine may […]

Wednesday Weekly Links: November 20, 2013

In one week, we’ll be having Thanksgiving.  We go old school on the technology side of things, take a satirical look at a popular form of food, and delve into our inner geek a little bit. Unix The NSA DID ask Linus Torvalds to leave backdoors in the Linux kernel:  This one shouldn’t be too […]

Throwback Thursdays: Apple II DOS 3.1 Source Code Released!

Thomas Holbrook II | The *Nixed Report For those who remember the old days of Apple, where a rainbow colored fruit was their logo, there is now a chance to reminisce in a new way.  The source code of version 3.1 of Apple DOS was released. As reported by The Register, there’s over 4,000 lines […]

DistroJourney 2013: Oracle Solaris 11

Thomas Holbrook II | The *Nixed Report I tried running Oracle Solaris on two of my machines, and was going to use it as the OS of choice for the next few weeks.  Unfortunately, the test was cut short, so the evaluation will be written here instead of in the next issue of the magazine. […]