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There is a landscape portrait in the background of Windows XP?

It seemed right to celebrate the retirement of long-lived operating system from Microsoft so far with a post that reveals a curiosity.

The urban legend that the photo would default on XP desktop has been taken directly from Bill Gates during a holiday in Switzerland. In fact, the authorship of the photos has always been recognized as the professional photographer Charles O’Rear, that eventually passed along a highway in California and was struck by the vision of a lush green hill with blue sky. (more…)

Linux also has a children's applications “portable”, but it is necessary?

For some years now the “portable software” the “x-software” is an established, software che no need to install, but starts directly through an executable. These software were written natively for “turn” below Windows, given the low share of dependencies, and in fact has been appreciated by most of these users on the network, not to mention the praise some of the main newspapers IT online.

What's this substantially? In short, the “portable software” the “x-software” software is often open source, packed, including all dependencies necessary for the operation which goes simply launched and does not require installation. In a few words could be sufficient within the computer a root directory containing links the software is not portable to “soil” the Windows registry, preventing possible malfunction. They are also designed for use by removable devices, come on cd USB flash drives. Simply have the program unpacked the stick. (more…)

A small donation can not only be good

Today nothing technical, If we look at the Wikipedia to broaden the discourse and the open source community.

Com’è noto, Wikipedia does not present any type of advertising between its pages, even conveyed. This is a great advantage for the user, it translates into a disadvantage in terms of income for those who build Wikipedia. So how do you “stand” the entire property? Who pays the web space? The answer is simple: users of goodwill that, the hands of the credit card, decide to donate part of their wealth to philanthropic association of the same name, la Wikimedia Foundation. (more…)

Where is in Fedora “My Computer”

There are several ways to perform the analysis of access to a site, uno fra tanti è “Google Analytics“. In short Google makes available free of charge a useful service to the webmaster to understand the performance of their site on the internet, monitor access, control the frequency with which a visitor returns to the site, the Click sections, the click less and also keywords that after the route to the site search. (more…)