Once, if you wanted to create your own Linux distribution, you had to jump through more hoops than your average Cirque du Soleil performer. Now it’s possible to automate the vast majority of the process, thanks to a Web service created by Novell (NSDQ: NOVL) and SUSE: SUSE Studio. All you need to create your own SUSE-based distro is a Web browser that runs Flash, a decently fast Internet connection, and some working knowledge of Linux.
A collection of articles and papers related to the business aspects of free and open source, though a little out of date.
I had inadvertently turned this on, so it is good to know what it is and how to toggle it on and off. It is quite slow, by the way.
When you empty the trash to remove files and folders from your Mac’s hard drive, they certainly appear to be gone, but that isn’t always the case. If you want to make sure that your deleted files aren’t easily recoverable, try the Finder’s Secure Empty Trash option instead.