Category Archives: Linux

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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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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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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The Foundations of a Community: Western PA Linux User Group – Part One

WPLUG is the Western Pennsylvania Linux Users Group, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The official founding of the group is dated to September 26, 1997 at 11:37:08 EDT. I was not there as I was still a frustrated yet loyal … Continue reading

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Open Letter from a Microsoft Share Holder

Dear Microsoft, I am a shareholder of your company. The world is still waiting for your Q4 FY2010 report so that we will know how much money you made as of June 30, 2010. We are all on Microsoft Chief … Continue reading

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What will I buy?

Regardless of what Darryl the Microsoft fanbody VMS developer from Australia does, I bought stocks celebrate the wonderful success of What Will We Use. What Did I Buy 20 shares of ARMH– the low-power microprocessor behind Apple iPhone 4 and … Continue reading

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