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January, 2008

January 30, 2008  8:09 PM

Must be my lucky word of the Day

Posted by: David Vasta
Linux, Ubuntu Linux

The word of the day today at TechTarget is UBUNTU. One of my favorite words. I just wanted to share.

January 30, 2008  6:47 PM

System i Express Radio Ad

Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, IBM News, System i

System i Express 515On the way to work the other morning I...

January 28, 2008  7:49 PM

New Lotus 8 Book – It’s a good start

Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Lotus, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, Lotusphere

I am just following up from my post/question about where all the Lotus 8 books are. Packt Press made a book about upgrading to 7 and they seem to have a new book covering how to upgrade to 8...

January 26, 2008  7:16 PM

Ubuntu ready for prime time?

Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Client Access, Linux, Lotus, Lotus Notes, Ubuntu Linux

Us Ubuntu fans have all been waiting for the day when IBM says UBUNTU is ready for prime time. I have been asking 2 things from IBM over the past 3 or 4 years. Make a supported Client Access for Linux (RPM & .DEB) and Make a Lotus Notes Client for Linux (RPM & .DEB). I am not aksing for...

January 24, 2008  12:28 AM

Where are all the Lotus 8 Books

Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Lotus, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes

I love to read and really love to read a good tech manual. I want to ask the book companies who contenue to print out 30 books on Linux and hundreds of books on Microsoft products, where are the books on Lotus? Why are the book companies ignoring a huge market like the Lotus product. From the Lotus...

January 22, 2008  3:12 AM

Do you want more OS/2?

Posted by: David Vasta
Client Access, Open source, OS/2

My first moments with OS/2 came in 1992 when I started to work with IBM PS/2 that came with Windows 3.1 or OS/2 v2. Of course being the rebel I picked OS/2. I also ran PC Support for OS/2 conecting to my AS/400 at the time. A very large E95. I was then later exposed to more OS/2 fun when I worked...

January 21, 2008  12:30 AM

Lotus 8.5 Beta out for Mac

Posted by: David Vasta
Lotus, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, Lotusphere

Lotus has been "dragging their collective feet" with the release of the Mac edition of Lotus Notes. I am a Mac user at home and have has to support Mail on Macs in the past. Both large mail camps do a horrible job but Lotus seems to miss the boat when they can win it over an dover again by putting...

January 18, 2008  2:08 AM

Lotusphere 2008 Predictions

Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Domino on System i, Lotus Domino

Lotusphere is next week, and while this is the System i blog, and I know Lotus is not a System i only application it's still pretty relevant. The System i and Lotus Domino are just great together. Like Chocolate & Peanut Butter . . . If you into that kind of thing. Lets get started. This...

January 17, 2008  8:09 PM

COMMON Registration Open

Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i

I will be at COMMON this year in Nashville, TN and so should you. I just wanted to post that the registration is now open online and if you shop early you will get the discount. It's a deal if your a...

January 13, 2008  8:51 PM


Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i

I am traveling today, it's a Sunday and the airport is pretty busy. People coming home from visits, from going to new places, and of course business travelers. While I could preach about the old argument that I think, and this is tongue and cheek stuff, but there should be an airline for...

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