Soon a myth no more.

The new work that Bastien Nocera is doing on fingerprint scanner support in Fedora is totally awesome. Now, a few months ago this wouldn’t have been that big an impact on me personally, but my laptop suddenly changed unexpectedly. Remember my suicidal Dell laptop? Well, the fine folks at Dell …

Take a lesson, Lenovo.

I’ve been having a problem with the CD+DVD rewritable drive in my Dell laptop. It only recognizes new media about 10-15% of the time, and has a habit of “marking” discs I put in it with small, stuttering scratches. (I learned quickly not to put anything in it I really …