New Command Line Tools in Vista Beta 2

As a system admin with developer's background, I like to write scripts utilizing command line tools to automate admin tasks. With the release of Windows Vista Beta 2, I was wondering about what new command…

PowerShell and Amazon Web Service

I got some experiences with Amazon Web Service when I created my Anime Reviews site. It's pretty neat that you can write a query to look up very detailed product information. Recently, I am thinking…

elm Installation Note for FC5

I am helping a user install elm on FC5. The version of elm is 2.5.8 which is the latest version. I installed it on a RedHat Linux 9 without a problem. However, when I tried…

My MacBook Scratches CD/DVD

After I installed Vista Beta 2 on my MacBook, I found that there are a lot of circular scraches on the installation DVD. At first, I thought it's just a single incident and didn't pay…

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Vista Beta 2 on MacBook

I just got a MacBook for testing. After the initial setup, the first thing I downloaded was Boot Camp Assistant. I have setup an iMac with Windows XP before and I thought Vista Beta 2…

Vista Beta 2 – First Impression

I finally got Windows Vista Beta 2 installed on my Acer Ferrari 3400. The installation went smoothly once I got the right iso image. You can only install Vista on a NTFS partition, if you…

MD5 for Vista Beta 2

32 bit: vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x86fre_client-LB2CFRE_EN_DVD.iso 0E733AB1A8E8FF9A8684FD3639332773 64 bit:  vista_5384.4.060518-1455_winmain_beta2_x64fre_client-LB2CxFRE_EN_DVD.iso E43502D0A15EADD551119D5639859E04