Daily Archives: June 21, 2013

Italy’s South Tyrol Moves To LibreOffice

“The acquisition of proprietary software licences for office automation, for every work station in the public administration, is difficult to justify in light of the availability of the free software solution LibreOffice, which is capable of meeting the needs of … Continue reading

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I went shopping yesterday for a few items. One was parts for a water-manifold for the garden. I need several hoses running from time to time and the old manifold just died. It didn’t last long so I will do … Continue reading

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Uruguay Fights For GNU/Linux

One picture saves a thousand words, so I’m almost done. Uruguay is a small country, only 3 million people. That explains the fluctuations on the graph but the trend and substance is clear. According to Statcounter Uruguayans are using GNU/Linux … Continue reading

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I don’t need to have the latest and greatest from the bleeding edge of FLOSS but I do like the polish being put on the Linux kernel… Today I have available Linux-3.9.7 which has some bugfixes for RAID, which I … Continue reading

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