David M Williams

David M Williams

David has been computing since 1984 where he instantly gravitated to the family Commodore 64. He completed a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from 1990 to 1992, commencing full-time employment as a systems analyst at the end of that year. David subsequently worked as a UNIX Systems Manager, Asia-Pacific technical specialist for an international software company, Business Analyst, IT Manager, and other roles. David has been the Chief Information Officer for national public companies since 2007, delivering IT knowledge and business acumen, seeking to transform the industries within which he works. David is also involved in the user group community, the Australian Computer Society technical advisory boards, and education.

Wednesday, 09 April 2008 18:37

A bright open source future

Some exciting new software items are on the verge of release. This includes an update to the core Linux kernel itself, a new release of Ubuntu, and a brand new Firefox. Here’s the low down on each and why the immediate future is all good news.
Monday, 07 April 2008 05:46

ASUS Eee Linux PC dumps on Windows

Micro Linux laptop maker, ASUS, have released an open source software developer’s kit – or SDK – for their popular ultraportable, the Eee. Now the Eee is yours to command. Heck, you don’t even need an Eee; the SDK includes a VMWare image dump letting Windows users see just what all the fuss is about. Here’s how to do it.
One of the exciting new features coming up in the impending release of the brand spanking new Ubuntu 8.04 is the uncomplicated firewall known as ufw. This system will allow straightforward configuration of firewall rules and will also intelligently integrate with the rest of Ubuntu. Here's all there is to know about driving it and why it's a good move by Ubuntu.




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