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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: August 4, 2011
Money is tight and the government of Canada plans to cut jobs and services to reduce expenses. Some details: They now have 100 different e-mail services. They have 300 data-centres. They have 3000 networks. They spend $5billion per annum on … Continue reading
I finally had a look at the server. The MySQL database was not starting at boot-up… Fixed that. UPDATE As usual, there were multiple problems. On the other server, we had some permission problems which were not fixed when we … Continue reading
Google has moved to dismiss Oracle’s claims that Google’s Android/Linux is a violation of copyright. “The ability to copyright Java language application programming interface specifications presents a pure question of law, Google attorney Michael Kwun said… aside from the Java … Continue reading