Category Archives: Windows

VMware Server 2.0 + Ubuntu Hardy Heron v8.04 LTS + OSCAR v9.06

Coming soon… How to get VMware Server 2.0, Ubuntu Hardy Heron v8.04 LTS & OSCAR v9.06 to play together nicely. oh and yes we do have a working VMware image of Oscar EMR macpablo Advertisements

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How to create a bootable Windows install USB drive

It’s nice that when you buy a netbook that the recovery media is a cd or dvd. Remote restore would be a nice option, such as the macbook air has. But if you have looked at my other post about … Continue reading

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Hacked Facebook applications reach out to exploit sites in Russia

http://www.daniweb.com/news/story231627.html# http://thompson.blog.avg.com/2009/10/hacked-facebook-applications-reach-out-to-exploit-sites-in-russia.html Hi folks, All the social networking sites have issues with calling out to exploit pages. Usually what happens is that someone’s website gets hacked, and because they link to it from their MySpace or Facebook page, their contacts … Continue reading

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The Cathedral & the Bazaar – An Essay about Open Source

I anatomize a successful open-source project, fetchmail, that was run as a deliberate test of the surprising theories about software engineering suggested by the history of Linux. I discuss these theories in terms of two fundamentally different development styles, the … Continue reading

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Open Source software evaluation model

One of the best ways of being able to pick the right Open Source software by following the Open Source software evaluation model. This will greatly improve results that are based on what is going to be beneficial to the … Continue reading

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Bootkits, What is Bootkit and why should it concern you?

Before the days of mass inter-connectivity “before everyone was connected to the internet”, malicious code traveled on portable storage media, like a CD-ROM or floppy disk. The malware, usually a virus hidden in the boot sector of a disk, acted … Continue reading

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New from Mozilla Labs : Ubiquity

You’re writing an email to invite a friend to meet at a local San Francisco restaurant that neither of you has been to.  You’d like to include a map. Today, this involves the disjointed tasks of message composition on a … Continue reading

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Oscar Medical Open Source EMR software

Sue Harris: Past Head of Family Practice, BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital & BC Family Physician of the Year 2008 “Over the last 9 years I have had personal experience with three different electronic medical records. There is no question … Continue reading

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Are you curious about Linux and Ubuntu?

  Wubi is an officially supported Ubuntu installer for Windows users that can bring you to the Linux world with a single click. Wubi allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu as any other Windows application, in a simple and … Continue reading

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CD drive or the DVD drive does not work??? it was there just a minute ago…

One of the most common things that I have found in computers that I look at, is a missing cd/dvd drive. One of the first things I check when seeing if the computer needs new hardware, is to quickly do … Continue reading

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