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  • Personal Narrative: My Interest With The Open Source Operating System

    Upon finding out I had to use a Linux for a week I was a little concerned. I have had prior interest with the open source operating system but never enough to actually want to put it on my machine.I have read and heard horror stories that certain drivers couldn 't be found or that wireless couldn 't be enabled in the system due to multiple reasons. But, I went in with an open mind and was pleasntly surprised with the outcome and ease of access that Ubuntu made available to me. Installation was fast and easy, the most difficult thing I ran into was finding out which drive I wanted the Ubuntu to load on. Actually said operating system was not so fast and easy. I found my self having major difficulty finding Linux ports for certain programs I use daily. That resulted in me getting a virtual machine called, “Wine” so that I didn 't have to switch back to Windows to get certain work done. But beyond that Ubuntu was overall a good operating system. I really liked that fact there is a built in application browser so I didn 't have to download VLC media player or Itunes from the browser. One issue I did run into was attempting to bring over certain music files I wanted on a thumb drive. I read that Ubuntu could read all windows files so I thought just using a flash drive would be sufficent. But, at first it didn 't read any files on the flash drive for some reason and I yet have to find a reason out why so I just ended up just uploading every file I needed to Dump Truck cloud…

    Words: 754 - Pages: 4
  • Swot Analysis Of Xbox

    This second console of Xbox series was contemporary with Sony's PlayStation3 and Nintendo's Wii. The device is equipped with 3.2 GHz PowerPC Tri-core Xenon processor and a 512 MB DDR3 RAM working at 700 MHz clock speed. The device has output video resolution ranging from 480 to 1080 pixels, powered by 500 MHz ATI xenon Graphics Card. Microsoft followed the suggestions and feedback from the potential buyers to develop a dedicated system for downloading and playing video games called 'Xbox Live'.…

    Words: 845 - Pages: 4
  • Video Game Consoles Essay

    Released in 2002 the Gameboy Advance had the same features as the Gameboy but except it could play games in full color in more than over 32,000 colors and it had a lithium ion rechargeable battery(TIME,1). The Playstation Portable, Released in 2005, was a huge jump in handheld games. it featured most of the playstation 2 qualities. It had non-gaming functions such as photo storage and digital video/ audio capabilities that mimic a PC(TIME,1). And the PSP is the first handheld console to feature…

    Words: 1238 - Pages: 5
  • Test Rig Essay

    performance of pressure reducing valves and traps. Fig. 6 shows some bypass ball valve connection.[7]. Figure 6: Bypass ball valve connection[7]. 3.3.6 BMS controller: Tridium. This is an embedded controller/server platform. It combines integrated control, supervision, data logging, alarming, scheduling and network management functions with Internet connectivity and web serving capabilities in a small, compact platform. This control system makes it possible to control and manage external…

    Words: 3342 - Pages: 14
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