Category: Linux

Google OS, at last.

Google is going with their own OS, and it is not going to be a GoOS. Sadly. 5 years ago I posted about various speculations on this fabled operatig system, here, and part of the idea was the cloud as

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OLPC gone windows

This comment summarizes it all: OLPC = One License Per Child Reported by the Inquirer, the OLPC project is throwing away its linux pedigree, opting for the impossibly corporate Microsoft Windows. What, I wonder, is the rationale behind it. An

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ftping the home

Just decided to install a nice ftp at home. Basic tools and all, but decided to go ftpd, and then take it from there. Afterwards I need a nice way to work with gigantic databases.

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OLPC and milk

I am confident that the One Laptop Per Child will have the effect which is the educational equivalent of the nutritional disaster that imported formula has had on the poor parts of the world. Is this a broad generalization, or

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Gutsy on the Mac

This is an entry in many parts, so watch out. Following a successful install of linux ubuntu 7.04 in my PPC Mac g4, I went ahead and tried to update it to the oh so praised Gutsy Gibbon. It didn’t

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Linux client

LindenLabs has released an alpha for linux! So, soon you will see all this people with strange PCs and unresponsive connections grazing upon the fields of others. First it has to work, though.

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Beagle, search

Perform desktop searches using Beagle, and still trying to get to see where are my files. Happy open source to you too.

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