IBM’s patent announcement today

Today IBM announced that for the 16th year in a row, it received more US patents than any other company, The number for 2008 was also a record, 4186, for any company. Here are a couple of links to the story: New York Times: “Patent King I.B.M. Will Give Away…

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#1. Ubuntu Feisty Fawn and Second Life – No go for me on one machine

The installation for the latest Ubuntu version 7.04 “Feisty Fawn” went well on my Thinkpad T60p, both times. I first did an upgrade and, when I had the problems described below, I did a fresh install. I wasn’t concerned about doing a full install since I didn’t have much in…

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