New Fedora RPM builds for Firefox 1.5.0.10 and 2.0.0.2

I’ve taken the time to build RPMs for FC6 for the new critical firefox patches, they are available for download at:

http://sourcemirrors.org/scotth/

Enjoy!

-Scott

ImagePile – We’ve implemented upload via E-Mail!

You can now upload via e-mail to imagepile.net! simply attach your photo(s) to a email addressed to upload@imagepile.net,  you will then be presented with a return email with a link to your image! (this works with camera phones!).

 Digg It!

I hate to be blunt but, Vista is a piece of crap

Well we finally got my wifes new Dell Inspiron laptop (was going to get a mac but couldn’t shell out 2 grand).  I got Vista with it just so that I could experience just how bad it was… and it somehow surprised me with how bad it actually was.

The Laptop:

AMD Turion X2 64

80GB SATA HDD

1024MB RAM

The OS:

Vista Home Basic

The laptop comes with Vista installed so I did not have to, the only thing I would have to do when turning it on was to setup the first user.  Vista took 15 minutes to “Calculate my systems performace” (what the hell is that all about?!).  To make a long story short, it took 45 minutes to even get into the OS (with lots of cursing at how slow it was).

I am literally astounded at how slow and poorly performing Vista is.  I really was hoping to be happily surprised but I was poorly mistaken, and another thing is Vista gave my system a 3.0 rating… however it doesn’t say what that is out of, we’ll assume 10… if my dual core 1GB ram 256MB video card SATA HDD laptop gets a 3.0, what in the hell does it take to get a 10?!

Anyways final sumation is that it’s currently formating and getting a fresh fast copy of Fedora Core 6 😉

New monitors for workstation

Finally got my new sexy Dell flat panels for my home workstation, outlet.dell.com rocks 😉

Check ’em out:

Server upgrades

We’ve added some cluster servers to hopefully speed up my.imagepile and regular mirrors, there were some bumps this weekend as I was in Vancouver and of course since I leave for a nice vacation everything breaks ever couple hours… I guess that just shows how much maintenance is really needed to keep things running smoothly when you get 15-20 million hits a day ^.^

I’ve take a bunch of pictures of our colo at the Login Datacenter of some of our servers and our new partner Red Leaf Networks (redleafnetworks.com) who will be providing dedicated servers and colocation right next to the imagepile gear on the same high quality Qwest and Limelight blend 🙂

Right-o

-Scott

Vista == Pwn3d

http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/?p=418

Apparently the Microsoft engineers forgot to put in a way to stop someone from downloading a mp3 and playing it which can completely cripple the OS

Fark Headline:

“Microsoft confirms VIsta can be pwn3d just by talking to it. Repeat after me: “Delete Star Dot Star””

-Scott