Daily Archives: September 18, 2010

MUSHROOMS!

There has been an attack of mushrooms in my little community. I took a break from my writing to have lunch and look for mushrooms. After slogging around in knee-deep moss for an hour I came out of the bush … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching | 4 Comments

50 Reasons to Love GNU/Linux for Schools

We have all read articles with 5 or 10 reasons to love/hate some facet of IT. I thought I would go for 50. It is not hard. What is hard is putting them in order of importance/preference. The first few … Continue reading

Posted in Linux in Education, technology | 11 Comments

Apache is Hanging in There…

One commenter keeps repeating that FLOSS will never make it on the desktop nor the server but look what we see… Netcraft reports that Apache has 66% share of the servers on the million busiest sites, 57% of all sites … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Leave a comment

Need Ideas for Christmas or Other Presents?

Do you have someone near and dear to you that likes computers? I thought so. Young people, old people, me, you, everyone likes computers. They are fast. They connect you to the world. They remember stuff really well and best … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Leave a comment

Help the BSA Stamp Out Illegal Copying of Software

It certainly is illegal and a violation of contract to make illegal copies of software so we should all use Free Software that is provided with permission of the creators for the recipient of the software to: Use the software, … Continue reading

Posted in Linux in Education, technology | Leave a comment

Dell.com.cn

Dell, in China, has no qualms about putting Ubuntu before consumers. On their site they do “recommend that other OS” according to Google Translate but the Mini-10 comes in two models, one with Ubuntu and one with that other OS. … Continue reading

Posted in technology | 1 Comment