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My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. I do not care whether my solution is the same as yours. I like to think for myself.
My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. I have been blessed by working in schools where students and school systems have benefited by good, modular software easily installed in most systems.
I have shown GNU/Linux to thousands of students and hundreds of teachers over the years and will continue in some way doing that until I die in spite of the opposition.
Daily Archives: January 23, 2011
I just reread the announcement of a partnership between IBM and RedHat in 1999 to promote GNU/Linux to the enterprise. Here’s a quote: More than 10 million users currently run the Linux operating system. According to IDC Research, Linux was … Continue reading
Remember the olden days when folks used that other OS for the applications? We were told GNU/Linux would never make it because it lacked applications. GNU/Linux is making it and there are a lot fewer applications lacking. I have been … Continue reading