Daily Archives: February 23, 2014

Piers Morgan Leaving

USAians attempted to have Piers Morgan deported for his anti-firearm stance but it looks like that won’t be necessary. CNN is pulling his plug.“Morgan said he thought the audience may have grown weary of his focus on gun control — … Continue reading

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Eewww! M$ Hacked Linux!

Sheesh! I knew there was spaghetti-code in that other OS but I didn’t know M$ put such stuff in Linux… “The vmbus/hyperv interrupt handling is another complete trainwreck and probably the worst of all currently in tree.If CONFIG_HYPERV=y then the … Continue reading

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Hating Microsoft With Good Reason

Hatred like any mind-set can be rational or irrational. We are right to hate the dog chewing on the kid. We take brisk action to deal with that evil. We are wrong to hate someone for something they can’t help … Continue reading

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FLOSS Office Suites

There are a bunch of FLOSS office suites but two of them are the big dogs: LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice. “October 29th, someone downloaded the 75,000,000th copy of  Apache OpenOfficeâ„¢.   The 75 million downloads have occurred in the less … Continue reading

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Ubuntu’s Clouds

Most of my dealing with Ubuntu GNU/Linux has been on clients but it’s out there, running this blog, on servers and now in the cloud.“Ubuntu is now the most popular operating system in cloud – it’s number one on AWS, … Continue reading

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