Daily Archives: March 25, 2013

Lightworks For GNU/Linux: 2013-04-30

Finally, there is a date certain about the release of Lightworks for GNU/Linux. Too bad we have to wait another month just to straighten out the licensing for what may well be the best/least expensive professional video editor for GNU/Linux. … Continue reading

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Linux Pre-installed on Laptops in Chinese Supermarket

Found on YouTube, proof that GNU/Linux is sold on retail shelves in China. Enjoy. Too bad it’s a bit fuzzy and shaky. The scene clearly shows a normal retail environment except it’s not locked in to Wintel. There is hope … Continue reading

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Even Intel Profits By Slipping The Bonds of Wintel

“In the company’s annual IT report released earlier this month, CIO Kim Stevenson credited the BYOD program with saving each employee about 57 minutes per workday.” see Efficiency on the rise as BYOD expands at Intel The idea that a … Continue reading

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Two German States Prefer FLOSS

There is a refreshing breeze bringing openness and Free Software to German governments. I wish my own Canadian governments were closer to this position. “In Lower Saxony the Social Democratic Party and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, in February write in their … Continue reading

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M$ Hacks The Web, Again

Not content to mess with IT all over the world wide web, M$ has changed its user-agent string from its browser to mess up every web-site that sends different stuff to M$’s web browser… “Microsoft have replaced the "MSIE" string, … Continue reading

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M$ Is The Cancer

When Samsung packaged a solar-powered classroom for Africa’s remote communities, it shipped a GNU/Linux solution but M$ intervened… “However, this solution with little education relevance (all 20 student laptops as well as the teacher one) was a complete Linex solution … Continue reading

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