Monthly Archives: June 2011

Norton 360: Unbearably slow

I’ve got a Windows Vista laptop that’s about five years old. It’s a dual CPU machine with 2G of RAM. After installing several bits of new software, I noticed that it was unbearably slow when logging in, switching users, and logging out. The CPU use wasn’t too high, but the disk drive light indicated that […]

Gnome 3: Not quite ready for prime time

Just over a week ago, I installed Fedora 15. After using Gnome 3 for two days, I decided that I’m better off using Gnome 2, KDE or XFCE. With Gnome 3, I like the ability to type the name of the application I want to run instead of hunting for it in a menu. This […]