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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: October 13, 2011
“I think you get the first great, unique Linux desktop. Don’t get me wrong. This isn’t a great desktop for hardcore Linux users. But, it is great for Linux newcomers.” see SJVN I don’t see that. I have introduced thousands … Continue reading
Whereas there are several visitors here of the opinion that GNU/Linux does not make it on the desktop, there is news from India that the courts will migrate to Ubuntu GNU/Linux from RedHat. That should be an easy migration as … Continue reading
Last week I ordered some computer parts and some tools from two web-businesses: via Purolator: Date Time Status Activity 10-13 08:09 AM On vehicle for delivery via WINNIPEG, MB depot 10-13 02:25 AM Shipment In Transit via WINNIPEG, MB depot … Continue reading
IDC still insists on calling a PC everything except servers and handheld devices… A recent report shows Lenovo doing very well in terms of growth (+36% year over year for Q3). At that rate they could overtake HP in the … Continue reading
NGINX is moving to an “open core” model. They have announced that the base model will continue to be FLOSS but certain components needed by “large enterprises” will not. “Alexeev noted that large enterprises need the support of a commercial … Continue reading