Daily Archives: July 29, 2012

The VAR Guy Pegs GNOME Correctly

Perhaps GNOME has lost its way trying to be everything to everyone. Perhaps it’s just having a mid-life crisis. TheVarGuy pegs it right. GNOME should stick to what it does best if it is to remain relevant, provide a great … Continue reading

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Saving €3,000 per user per year on licenses with FLOSS

A small city in Hungary is shifting most of its clients and servers to GNU/Linux and saving a bundle. They still need a few copies of that other OS because people keep sending them old file formats. “The main problem … Continue reading

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Apple Stole Rounded Rectangle From Sony Who Stole It From Sinclair Who…

Really, there is nothing unusual about rounded rectangles: Apple is suing Samsung claiming Samsung stole it from Apple but Apple stole it from Sony, who may have copied it from Sinclair, who may have copied it from Star Trek, who … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

However you think of statistics, these are some from this site, displayed at the lower right corner of the starting page: Facts from these data that please me are that other OS has a proper share and no more, FireFox, … Continue reading

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Reinventing the Wheel Can Be Dangerous

Another incident involving a person attempting to recycle a used barrel results in death… How many times do we have to read such things before everyone knows to leave that to experts or at least combine some facts into reasonable … Continue reading

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