Daily Archives: August 5, 2015

UK Government Squirming To Escape Being Crushed By Non-FREE Software Licences

“Whitehall bean counters have ordered government departments to find fresh ways to end their reliance on Oracle.…The trigger for the anti-Oracle edict was the end of extended support for Microsoft’s Windows XP back in 2014. The Cabinet Office negotiated a … Continue reading

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2015 – GNU/Linux Beats Vista

I read an article online that threw out some “red meat”, that Vista was still ahead of GNU/Linux on desktops. That’s false. While Vista has lately been ahead of GNU/Linux in page-views, the PCs bearing GNU/Linux are still out there … Continue reading

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