Daily Archives: March 12, 2012

Sluggishness

I noticed the blog was not as snappy as usual. We were picked up by Reddit and got several times the usual number of hits. The CPU meter is still not off the peg and the wait-list is still pretty … Continue reading

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Q4 2011 Was a Nightmare for M$

According to IDC: Malaysia saw shipments of consumer PCs down 6%, but the business was saved by government spending, mostly on Classmate PCs for education (not GNU/Linux!). The net result was a 2% increase in shipments. Philippines saw shipments down … Continue reading

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Brazil and GNU/Linux

Brazil is one of several countries where GNU/Linux is actively promoted by government by its example and by policies. As such, one would expect a large share for GNU/Linux on NetApplications’ reported web statistics. Instead we see a modest share … Continue reading

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