Amazingly, very basic computers can now fit in a wall socket: it looks like a bunch of ports, and it is, but it also computes! Pretty amazing considering that even 30 years ago computers required a dedicated room. No word on price, but looks pretty cool.
First off: I should've been keeping this updated. I've just been incredibly busy over the last month or so and haven't really had the time. That being said, I found a story I had to comment on: Self-proclaimed Windows Guy tries Ubuntu Linux and likes it! It looks like Ubuntu is really making a splash on the desktop -- obviously I'm inclined to agree. Maybe I'll have to give Vista a try at some point when I have a capable machine to spare. I can write a similar review here.
Dell has begun selling three models shipping with Ubuntu Linux 7.04. It's really exciting seeing this, and I hope it means we'll see more vendors get in on the Linux action.
BlogSecurity is reporting that a recent test showed 98% of Wordpress blogs are running on a version of the software with known vulnerabilities. While the ones here on wordpress.com are certainly kept up to date, how about the thousands running on private servers?
Kernel Developer Greg Kroah-Hartman's offer to develop drivers for hardware vendors just from specifications is beginning to pay off. The offer, first touted as mere marketing hype, has already added a driver to the kernel and has at least five more in progress. For details: http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.php/id;58590129;fp;16;fpid;0