Category Archives: Technology

Better Than Microsoft Office, and Free!

OpenOffice.org version 3.0 is now available

It includes indispensable new features, most notably:

Considering the price difference, the reasons for using Microsoft Office are becoming extinct, especially when OpenOffice can do useful things that Microsoft Office cannot.

So, if you’re not already convinced to download OpenOffice and try it, then consider reading “Review of final OpenOffice 3: Why buy Microsoft Office?” on Computerworld.

Mounting FreeBSD UFS in Linux

Command-line examples of usage:

  • mount -r -t ufs -o ufstype=5xbsd /dev/sda5 /mnt/sda5
  • mount -r -t ufs -o ufstype=44bsd /dev/hdd5 /mnt/hdd5

Pages for Reference:

How to access BSD filesystems under Linux
http://freeunix.dyndns.org:8088/site2/howto/BSDfs.shtml
Mount FreeBSD partition in Linux
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=191184

The above is useful when using Linux to migrate or recover data from FreeBSD and other BSD-based computer operating systems.