Daily Archives: March 27, 2015

European Commission Open Source Software Strategy 2014-2017

I’d say the EC has a great strategy: “For all future IT developments, the Commission shall promote the use of products that support recognised, well-documented and preferably open technical specifications that can be freely adopted, implemented and extended. Interoperability is … Continue reading

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Who’s Using, And Not Using, GNU/Linux Desktops

According to StatCounter, the top ten users (average 7%) and users just over 1% of GNU/Linux on the desktop, yesterday, were USERS Timor-Leste Uruguay Reunion Comoros Cuba Tajikistan Venezuela Malta Czech Republic Holy SeeShare (%) 16.18 9.13 8.65 7.55 6.01 … Continue reading

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Linux 3.18.10 Is Out

There’s nothing remarkable about a new release of Linux. It happens every week or so in one version of another. This one is a bit special, however,: It’s the first we’ve seen since Sasha Levin adopted 3.18.* for Long Term … Continue reading

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M$ Hammers Loyal Customers

Yep. All the bad things M$ did to lock-in consumers with exclusive deals with OEMs and retailers are “Over one-third of the 436 councils surveyed across the UK have been subject to at least one software licence review in the … Continue reading

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