Daily Archives: August 7, 2012

Plan “B” For PC-OEMs

Acer: “If Microsoft is going to do hardware business, what should we do? Should we still rely on Microsoft, or should we find other alternatives?” Yes! I recommend Debian GNU/Linux. In addition to the limited abilities of M$’s software you … Continue reading

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Debian GNU/Linux Switches To XFCE4 Desktop By Default

I have long used XFCE4 as a comfortable and efficient desktop environment for Debian GNU/Linux. Now, it seems, the bloat may have knocked GNOME off the “default” pedestal in the Debian Installer. GNOME just doesn’t fit on the first CD … Continue reading

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Some People Eat Their Own Dog-food. I eat the fruits of my labour.

It is often said in the world of IT/software that a firm “eats their own dog-food” meaning they use the product they sell/produce. I have been doing the same. This is breakfast: hamburger bun baked in my kitchen from 50% … Continue reading

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