Articles with tag «overkill»

Esoteric Programming

How needlessly complicated can you make one thing?

From Wikipedia: "An esoteric programming language (sometimes shortened to esolang) is a programming language designed as a test of the boundaries of computer programming language design, as a proof of concept, or as a joke. There is usually no intention of the …

What You Need To Do After Installing Ubuntu 10.10

Every six months these articles become popular. I've been using Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) for a few months now and I thought I'd share what I thought.

For most users

Step 1:

Install Ubuntu 10.10

Step 2:

Install the little extras you might want, such as Thunderbird, Galeon …

Securing Websites

Building a secure setup is extremely hard. There's an old saying that's basically "build an idiot-proof system and the world will build a better idiot." That works two ways. If you build a hacker-proof system then you'll find better hackers. Loosely defined use of the term hacker of course.

So …

I Use Linux; Get It Right

WOW! I didn't expect this to be such a popular post. Honestly, I recognise this as a rant both now and before posting. I'm impressed by the number of people that were able to take a rant and make something nice out of it.

== Begin Opening ==

I ventured onto the …

Light Weight Ubuntu Kernel

As a preliminary note: DO NOT follow anything in this and proceed to ask for help. If you follow this than consider yourself void of ANY support. Especially from the -kernel channel. They support and develop stock kernels, not your personal modifications.

Now.. In my quest for a fast boot …