Finally Giving The Rackspace Cloud a Try

I have been keeping an eye on the cloud offering from Rackspace for awhile now.  Earlier this week I finally created an account and setup my first server.  Many of my blogs utilize WordPress and sit on a shared hosting platform.  Most of my systems administration knowledge lies in the

Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope" Officially Released

Canonical officially announced the release of Ubuntu 9.04, previously code named Jaunty Jackalope. As with all Ubuntu releases you can download a desktop edition or a server edition. You can download your new version here. Geek.com covers some of the major highlights of the new release: OpenOffice 3.