Category Archives: Marketing

Open Letter to Free Software Foundation’s Executive Director – John Sullivan

John Sullivan, Executive Director of the Free Software Foundation, has asked the membership a question… By what measures do you judge the success of the FSF’s public advocacy campaigns, and how do you think they have been doing? Below is … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a VPS and Linux

The following is a guest post from Jean Watson, Advertising writer webhostgear.com Ms. Watson will discuss how you can use a Virtual Private Server (VPS) to leverage the power of the Linux cloud for a dollar a day… or less! … Continue reading

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What will we buy?

Americans today celebrate “Black Friday.” Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, most workers have this day off so they head to the shops to spend their Christmas giving money. The outcome of the bet that kicked off this blog: “Microsoft will … Continue reading

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Freedom Friends Features First Fedora 14

In celebration of the release of Fedora 14, Fedora Friends  will throw a party as a Birds-of-a-Feather session in cooperation with USENIX’s Large Installation System Administrators conference. *YOU* are invited… The Fedora Project will host a Fedora 14 Release Party … Continue reading

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The Year of the Linux Desktop is not going to happen

I chatted with Ohio LinuxFest Open Source Solutions Stage speaker, Phil Robb – manager of HP’s Open Source Program Office. The discussion took us through his talk This is the Year of the Irrelevance of the Desktop, what it was … Continue reading

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Get Your Training On at OLFU

The task of keeping current with skills and technologies is a never-ending job for a system administrator. If you work in a busy shop like I do, asking your boss for a week-long training session across the country is difficult. … Continue reading

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Government Saves Lives with Free Software

Graduated from college at the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors of Science in Information Science ten years ago. It would not have been possible without my mother, Susan Rose. Mom is a Registered Nurse for the Veterans Administration who … Continue reading

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Microsoft Market Share Squashers to present at Ohio LinuxFest’s Ubucon

I am proud to announce that I will be speaking at the Ubucon at the Ohio LinuxFest on Friday September 10, 2010 on the subject of Ubuntu’s Bug One: “Microsoft Has a Majority Market Share.” Here I describe how Microsoft … Continue reading

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But I don’t know Linux well enough to go to LinuxFest

Typical technical conferences cost thousands of dollars to attend, entailing talks only for wizards, tutorials for computer pros, and trade shows full of products non-geeks would never buy. It is enough to make the most outgoing person feel out of … Continue reading

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Operation Clean Sweep

Own a computer running Ubuntu? Well, pick up a broom and be a part of Operation Cleansweep. This project is for anyone who can install a patch and verify that the bug is fixed on their Ubuntu system. The goal … Continue reading

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