Daily Archives: May 21, 2011

The Fatal Error of Depending on ‘Proprietary’ Software

The title of this post comes from a comment in an article about the roll of FLOSS in the real world, the UK. Rather than sticking to the UK, about which I know little except for some history and my … Continue reading

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All-Electric Cars and Other Technologies Bear Fruit

It’s back. The electric car which was a competitive technology in the early days of the automobile is back. It took a century of noise, pollution, death and destruction and lock-in to wasteful life-styles to bring it back but it … Continue reading

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Stepping Outside the Repository

Package management and the repositories of software in distributions like Debian GNU/Linux are one of the great features of GNU/Linux. For most individuals and organizations, installing and updating packages from the repositories will be the best way to manage IT. … Continue reading

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