Daily Archives: May 12, 2014

Chuckle. Debian Won’t Freeze Jessie Until November 5

OMG! I’ve been using Debian Testing for months and it’s near perfect for what I do. Still, Debian announced, “We are happy to announce that we will freeze Jessie at 23:59 UTC on the 5th of November 2014.” Amazing. They … Continue reading

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Divide And Conquer Should Work For GNU/Linux

So many times we read here in comments and in articles out in the web that migration to GNU/Linux is hard/impossible because… It is hard/impossible to move a ship from some factory inland to a shipyard but it is routine/easy … Continue reading

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Obama’s Words and Actions

I am not a voter in USA. It’s just that my server is there… Still, it’s hard to avoid the destruction wrought by Hurricane Obama:“the true patent approval rates have continued to go up. Basically, in 2013, the true allowance … Continue reading

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Kim Komando Recommends GNU/Linux

I’ve been recommending GNU/Linux over that other OS for about 15 years now. It worked then and it will work now for folks migrating from XP for little cost.“you could try an operating system based on Linux. These are free, … Continue reading

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Words: Open source, Free, Contribute, Development

Many times I introduced employers to FLOSS and GNU/Linux. I didn’t do it with fancy words or a slick presentation but with performance/price that knocked their socks off.“Invariably, the first question that was asked was: "Who’s the vendor?" It’s a … Continue reading

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White-box Tablet Shipments Approach 100 Million Per Annum

Those small cheap computers are keeping the big guys honest.“There were 20.4 million white-box tablets shipped globally in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing by 27.4% on quarter and by 2.4% on year, according to Digitimes Research. … Of the … Continue reading

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