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Do you love Microsoft? Dr. Roy Schestowitz doesn’t. He also led a “Boycott Novell” movement back when there was a Novell to boycott, and he has crusaded against other tech companies, especially regarding software patents. It is, as they say, “Clean indoor work, but somebody has to do it.” And Roy is that somebody. [...] Continue reading Techright’s Roy Schestowitz on All Things Free Tech
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The new owners of SourceForge, once the primary code repository for open source projects, work to make good on a promise to restore a reputation that was tarnished by its former owners. It’s been about 2 1/2 years since GIMP began what became something of a mass exodus of large open source projects [...] Continue reading SourceForge Seeks a Return to Relevancy
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Some believe that dealing with open source operating systems like Ubuntu MATE Linux is a feat akin to rocket science. I'm dumb enough to prove otherwise.
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This just in from The Document Foundation
Berlin, June 23, 2016 - The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 5.1.4, the fourth minor release of the LibreOffice 5.1 family, targeted at individual users and enterprise deployments. Users of previous LibreOffice releases should start planning the update to the new version. For enterprise deployments, The Document Foundation suggests the backing of professional support by certifi ...
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"You can't mix RAM unevenly, you big dummy." The adventures of a new open source tinkerer and his experiences with Ubuntu MATE on a vintage Sony Vaio.
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The word on the street is that gaming on Linux doesn’t work as well as on Brand X. According to our everyday Super Geek, that seems to be just another Microsoft myth. The Heart of Linux “Hi, my name is Joan and I live in 104B. Are you the computer guy?” [...] Continue reading Anecdotal Comparison of Steam on Linux Vs Windows
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She won an award last month at OSCON, which means she really and truly is “the award-winning Rikki Endsley.”
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Our writer goes to the Queen City of Charlotte, North Carolina for the SouthEast LinuxFest. Instead of having a good time, however, the trip turned into a nightmare — but the fault lies with Econo Lodge, not with SELF. What a great time I had during the day I spent at this year’s [...] Continue reading How My Trip to SELF Turned Into a Continuing Nightmare
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Here I am, sitting at the FOSS Force table in the land of the not-so-deep-south. I’m in Charlotte, in the northern Carolina, 33 miles exactly from the border with the other Carolina, which is probably good, just in case I need to make a quick getaway. I’m also almost exactly 90 miles from the termite [...] Continue reading Microsoft’s BSD, SourceForge’s Speed Test & More…
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