Daily Archives: March 28, 2013

Confused USA Charges Soldier For Fighting Assad’s Regime in Syria

“According to a criminal complaint, Mr Harroun is accused of crossing into Syria in January 2013 and fighting alongside members of Jabhat al-Nusra (the Nusra Front) against Mr Assad’s forces.” see BBC News – US ex-soldier 'fought in Syria with … Continue reading

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The Future of Debian

Interesting insights into the future of Debian can be seen in interviews with candidates for Debian Project Leader in Debian’s new official blog. The candidates are distinguishing themselves with new ideas to expose the glory of Debian GNU/Linux to the … Continue reading

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New in Linux 3.9

H-Online has a neat preview of Linux 3.9, now in the works. My favourite item, additional caching ability for Linux: “Device mapper, which is used by the logical volume manager (LVM) but can also be used independently, now includes a … Continue reading

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US Congress Shoots Self In Foot, Again

“The funding law signed this week by President Barack Obama is part of growing US paranoia over Chinese cyber attacks. It stops NASA, and the Justice and Commerce Departments from buying information technology systems unless the FBI give the thumbs … Continue reading

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Small Cheap Computers Never Looked So Good

“as we had the Octa-Core (GT-I9500) variant of the Galaxy S4, we decided to do some benchmarks. We are just BLOWN away from the results we got. The Galaxy S4 crushed every other device, even the HTC One and the … Continue reading

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Open Standards

It should be obvious to anyone that the opportunity to use open standards on the web and in all of IT is the way to go forward but M$ and “partners”, behemoths of IT, have saddled us with closed standards … Continue reading

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DreamWorks Uses GNU/Linux For Workstations And Servers

“The Croods took more than 9,100 computing render-years to generate images from 3-D models. DreamWorks Animation uses Linux and HP for its animation workstations and servers.” see DreamWorks Animation The Croods Tops 9,100 Linux Render-Years You would think this would … Continue reading

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