100 thousands hits and counting!

According to clustmaps my blog has collected more than 100 000 visitors since July 2008. Can’t say this is fully my reward, as Neil’s Matthews articles on RT-N16 has brought more than 40k hits here. Thank you, Neil! Anyway, it does not take much time to realize that niche topics are completely non popular, and …

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Ubuntu 10.10 is out!

The most popular Linux distribution has just released it’s new version: 10.10. You can download it here: Ubuntu Gnome desktop: http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download Ubuntu KDE desktop: http://www.kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/download Let us see 🙂 Algthough I prefer more Fedora I just can’t resist to try the new kUbuntu … (gone to flash USB and try to load live image)

Installing ipkg on Tomato USB for Asus RT-N16

It’s been quite a long time seems I’ve installed Oleg’s firmware and it was working very well. The version of firmware I was using for these 6 months is RT-N16- and you can download it here: http://www.shcherbyna.com/?page_id=950 (exact URL is http://www.shcherbyna.com/files/rt-n16/RT-N16- ) Yesterday I’ve decided to upgrade to a latest Oleg firmware and I got …

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Google Chrome OS: how to make it compile and work in VirtualBox & VmWare


Recently Google opened sources of it’s Open Source OS called Google Chrome OS. After looking at youtube videos I got interested and decided to play with it. Well, any new OS is always interesting these days, when the whole world stuck to Microsoft Windows. Because Chrome OS is an open source project it is really …

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Google Chrome can be already run under Linux

Recently Google announced a new version of Google Chrome – quite a nice browser which conquers me by simplicity, speed of rendering, and by limited audiency of users, thus, the chance to become infected via exploits is pretty low. The 3.x version is avialable for Windows, and there is also unstable, development version for Linux. …

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Keeping your family’s machines safe. Remotely.

Most of us have families: sisters, brothers, mother and father. Usually if they are not geeks and if something bad happens with their computers they ask you for a help (I assume that reader is involved in IT industry as me). It is always good to visit your relative and have some time & talk …

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Windows Research Kernel

Have you ever think about accessing sources of Microsoft Windows kernel? Now thoughts might become reality. Quote taken from http://www.microsoft.com/resources/sharedsource/licensing/researchkernel.mspx : “The Windows Research Kernel (WRK) packages core Microsoft Windows XP x64/Server 2003 SP1 kernel source code with an environment for building and testing experimental versions of the Windows kernel for use in teaching and …

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Microsoft is hiring advanced professionals

I discovered one more interesting blog for myself: Microsoft Advanced Windows Debugging and Troubleshooting. At the same time, I noticed that Microsoft hires professionals who are good in low level staff – reverse engineering and debugging of complex solutions which requires knowledge of assembler language & advanced knowledge of undocumented internals of Windows. This, I …

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Developers Days in Kiev, Ukraine. Novermber 10, 2006

If you live in Ukriane you have a chance to visit Microsoft Developers Days that will take place in Kiev on 10-th of November 2006. For more details visit the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/Ukraine/Events/DevelopersDaysAutumn2006/Kiev.mspx I am not going to visit it because I live in a bit different world now. There is no Ajax, WF, WPF …

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