Daily Archives: August 17, 2012

USA Slaughters Endangered Giant Burmese Python

“The biggest Burmese python ever caught in Florida’s wild has been captured in the Everglades, US scientists say. The snake measuring 17ft 7in (5.18m) and weighing 164lb (74kg) was found in Everglades National Park, the University of Florida announced. The … Continue reading

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Migrating to GNU/Linux

Over the years I have read many accounts of migrations large and small. They big guys tend to be very cautious because any disruption is huge. This is what Canonical says about how to go about it: Plan effectively for … Continue reading

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Corn Party!

No, this is not about some new splinter group. My corn patch is now in production. Today the first ripe cobs of “peaches and cream” sweet corn were harvested. Party is at my place this weekend, dodging a “coming out”/debut … Continue reading

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Luxembourg: Governmental FLOSS

“ An important motive for the switch to open source were negative experiences with a proprietary database and the services provided by the company, remembers Kaell, without going into details. As soon as possible the Cadastre started switching to the … Continue reading

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PC or Not PC That Is The Question For Lenovo

Look at the specs for Lenovo’s latest: “LePhone K860 smartphone featuring Samsung Electronics’ quad-core Exynos 4412 processor, 1GB RAM, Android 4.0, 5-inch 1280 by 720 touch screen and 8-megapixel rear camera.” see Lenovo offers quad-core LePhone K860. Lenovo sold 5 … Continue reading

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