Category Archives: OLPC XO

Dear lazyweb: what is is about Linux and WPA?

11 January 2008

I don’t think I really have enough of a readership for this blog to get an answer to this, but… perhaps someone passing by will know. Why is WPA support invariably so bad in Linux-based OSes? Three examples: 1. Despite having been a Linux user since 1992, I held off on switching my primary laptop, […]

New gadget!

10 January 2008

My OLPC XO arrived today. First impressions: It’s quite big! Nice build quality – not as good as the Eee, but then it costs half as much. The “rabbit ear” wifi antennae are incredibly cute. It boots bit slowly compared to the Eee. My first attempt at connecting to wifi failed – I could easily […]