Archive for the 'Linux' Category

Meltdown And Spectre info

I’m sure many have heard of the recent MASSIVE security holes found in computer processors. The threat is real so you should take notice. Here is a good description  form Stu Sjourwerman of what it is and what to do.: "Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has […]

Zero Day Adobe and Microsoft Exploits

Adobe has released (for the second time this month) an emergency update for its widely used Flash Player to combat active attacks that exploit a previously unknown security bug that hackers are actively exploiting to surreptitiously install malware on end-user computers. Attackers are already exploiting it! Please apply this patch and stay secure. If your […]

Fix broken Dual boot machine–Linux and Vista/Windows 7

I you have a Windows machine and you’ve installed Linux (Ubuntu, Puppy or the like) and all of a sudden you can’t get into your Windows 7 or Vista Operating system you are not alone. Many updates to both Linux and Windows seem to ‘bork’ the bootloaders of each. I just got done with a […]

Firefox 5 news

Today Mozilla released the Final version of Firefox 5 ahead of its scheduled date. It has been slated for official release next Tuesday June 21. If you’d like, you can get it now here: Windows Mac Linux Before installing I HIGHLY recommend backing up your complete profile. For that I use MozBackup on Windows. You […]

Virtualization 101 – Getting started

It’s no secret I like Virtualization technologies a lot. I have written several other articles on some of my tips and tricks mostly involving creating Virtual Machines of OS X. You can read some of those here, here, here or simply just search my blog. For those who support multiple operating systems or simply have […]