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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: March 2, 2012
Beast is my old 64bit quad-core ATX box. It’s not really that old but I have called my box “Beast” for 8 years now, so the tradition is old. Beast has a 90W CPU which is way too hot for … Continue reading
The imminent death of NT4 prompted Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, to migrate from that other OS to GNU/Linux (Google Translate of http://www.schwaebischhall.de/buergerstadt/rathaus/linux.html) over several years starting in 1997 for servers and 2001 for desktops. They found GNU/Linux was solid on servers … Continue reading
I often read that diversity is a failing or GNU/Linux for the desktop. Apparently, that is not really a problem: Migration Size (PCs) French police 90000 Extremadura 40000 Munich 14000 These organizations just chose a distribution of GNU/Linux and ran … Continue reading