Daily Archives: January 23, 2011

1999-2011 Eleven Years of Success for GNU/Linux

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

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Applications

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

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Virtual Machinery on GNU/Linux

I finally got around to testing KVM. I usually use VirtualBox. The test was very easy. Everything worked. The only real difficulty I had was getting an .iso to boot. It turns out there is a “connect” button I did … Continue reading

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