Author Archives: Beth Lynn Eicher

Intro Post for for Fedora Planet

This is my first post to Fedora Planet. Content about the Fedora party at LISA to follow soon. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

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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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Update on Microsoft’s Market Share: Web Browsers

Microsoft lacks a majority market share on web browsers. This is not news to the regular readers of where we made this declaration in January 2010. Nor is this a surprise to the market share watchers at who … 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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Taking a Pause For Ohio LinuxFest

I have been posting very little recently as I have been busy working with the Ohio LinuxFest. We have an awesome schedule line-up with Free talks: Jon Maddog Hall to deliver the kick-off keynote Friday September 10, Stormy Peters to … 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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The Foundations of a Community: Western PA Linux User Group – Part Two

When Jeremy, Jennifer, and Alex left town, many Linux user groups would just simply cease to exist. It is really easy to give all sorts of excuse for not stepping up… “I don’t know enough about Linux or I don’t … Continue reading

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