Daily Archives: October 3, 2013

Writing a Book Using Debian GNU/Linux

GNU/Linux is a special operating system for all kinds of computers. It’s special in that it wasn’t originally produced as a product to sell but rather to share. It’s Free/Libre Open Source Software. The GNU part was started ~1984 by … Continue reading

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Portuguese government: Bye-bye Wintel

“To allow comparing open source and proprietary solutions, we’ll make it compulsory to calculate the TCO over 4 years, including for maintenance, licences, migration and productivity.” see Portuguese government set on increasing use of open source. Chuckle. 4 years! They … Continue reading

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22% U.S. School Districts Use Chromebooks

Children are the future and most of them are in schools using IT of some sort. “About 22% of the school districts in the U.S. are now using Google Chromebooks. That’s over 5,000 K-12 schools” see 22% U.S. School Districts … Continue reading

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