Closing Windows – Not Yet

Although I’m still a long way from being a Linux guru, I have progressed steadily in knowledge to the point where I feel comfortable using it as my primary computer operating system. In fact my newest desktop is Linux only.My experiences with Microsoft Vista on my neighbor’s new Compaq desktop have led me to conclude ...

Vista Free Computing

I had a couple of totally new computing experiences earlier this month.I bought my first clone computer after 25 years – everything else I’ve ever had has been branded (for better or worse.) Also I got my new desktop with no operating system at all.After a never ending sequence of Linux junkers I wanted to ...

Adios Old Friend

We said good-bye to an old friend a couple of weeks ago.Our 1995 Dodge Neon gave up the ghost after 13 years, 150,000 km and countless trips in and around Georgetown and lately Ottawa.We had noticed a smell of gasoline in the garage and then when I took the Neon out for a drive there ...