Daily Archives: April 17, 2010

HP Then and Now

A few years ago, HP bought Neoware which produced several thin clients running GNU/Linux. Examining today’s offerings, we see that very few run GNU/Linux today. HP is pushing “solutions” to problems M$ created so that M$ gets paid whether we … Continue reading

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SEC and M$

Over the past year, the SEC and M$ have been in correspondence over the reporting of results per segment: “We note your statement that segments are not designed to measure operating income or loss directly related to the products included … Continue reading

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Installfest at School

Here is the announcement to be sent home with students: We will set up a circle of tables with a proxy server connected to the LAN wirelessly to distribute software packages to the targets through a network switch and cables. … Continue reading

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Late Night

One of my students, who uses Debian GNU/Linux, Squeeze/testing, every day, brought in a year-old Toshiba netbook with Intel Atom processor. The thing was sick. It would not even show a bar, let alone a menu. It was not usable … Continue reading

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