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26
NOV
2010

NetBookInstaller 0.8.5 Preview Released

NetbookInstaller 0.8.5pre is now officially released. There will not be a final release of NBI 0.8.4. This is a preview / prerelease of the changes in store for 0.8.5, there are bound to be numerous bugs. Once bugs reported to Meklort are worked out + features finalized, he will...
24
JUN
2010

NetbookInstaller + 10.6.4

For those of you wanting to update to 10.6.4 with NBI, please note that there is a slight issues wiht NBI and large /System/Library/Extensions folders, the 10.6.4 undate increates this folder above the threshold, and so NBI is unable to regenerate the Extensions.mkext correctly....
10
MAY
2010

Meklort testing 10.6.3 DVD + 10.6.4 Status

Meklort just finished testing both the 10.6.3 dvd and updating to 10.6.4. Everything looks good for users of NBI / NBBM. To use the 10.6.3 DVD you *must* use NBI 0.8.4 RC1 or later. If you do, it will install without issues. The 10.6.4 update also applies without any issues...
07
MAY
2010

Linux on the iPhone: Android on iPhone 3G

If you own an iPhone 3G, you are tech savy and want to test run Google Android here is your chance! Source: Linux on the iPhone: Android on iPhone 3G.
04
JAN
2010

NetbookInstaller Plans for 0.8.4

In a recent post Meklort stated that he will focus on simplifying the installation experience even more for the 0.8.4 release. his main goal is to make NetbookBootMaker supported on multiple platforms (or a version of it for each). Many users on the MyDellMini forum have...
26
OCT
2009

Work in progress for next gen of NetbookBootInstaller by Meklort

Image by Slaff via Flickr In order to simplify the NetbookCD install process, we need some way to patch the dvd *after* it’s been loaded up. There are a few different ways to do this, however the easiest way is to use a feature built directly into the kernel, XNU. It turns...
26
JUN
2009

Another Night, Another OSX Netbook Install Improvement

Meklort and I worked on the project again last night and things are shaping up quite well.  The NetbookBootMaker is now reverting back to the DellEFI method of caching kext for the installation.  We ran into too many issues with the new method… like Kernel Panic and missing...
24
JUN
2009

How to run OLPC software from a USB stick

The popular open-source Sugar Learning Platform, a Linux based OS that was developed for the OLPC project, is now available to run from a 1GB USB flash drive. Sugar Labs has announced that the rather splendidly monikered Sugar on a Stick v1 Strawberry is immediately available,...