Daily Archives: September 6, 2013

Ascent of Ubuntu GNU/Linux

It does pay to have salesmen, especially those who sell software cheaply to OEMs…“Dell are to more than double the number of its Chinese retail stores stocking Ubuntu-loaded laptops, Canonical has announced. “ see Dell To Expand Ubuntu Retail Presence in … Continue reading

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Change of Hosting – Outage This Evening

We may be off the air this evening for a movement of the site. While the present host has been great another offers even better price/performance…

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2013-09-09 Munich Begins Distribution Of 2000 GNU/Linux CDs

2013-09-09 Munich Begins Distribution Of 2000 GNU/Linux CDs in libraries. The goal is to help people keep PCs running that bear XP before it dies in 2014. They will reduce e-waste and increase security of IT in the city. Every … Continue reading

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History Repeats or Pogson As Prescient

The world is drooling to have more expertise with */Linux and the Linux Professional Institute has seen fit to introduce courses into the K-12 system. Come on. I was doing that back in 2001 using nothing more than existing curriculums … Continue reading

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Alarm? Nope. Life Goes On.

The Var Guy expresses alarm at M$’s antics/blunders/tunnel-vision: “The new CEO will need to manage a major acquisition (Nokia) — essentially playing catch-up with market-trailing products. It sounds a lot like Novell around 1995. And that’s alarming.” see Microsoft Resembles … Continue reading

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Rapidity For ISVs

A conversation with an ISV of games resulted in this comment: “Sure, we could probably release a client and sell the games and let Linux users worry about the rest. We don’t consider it, however, a viable option for the … Continue reading

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