Monthly Archives: November 2007

Distros, and Tracking New Ones

Linux isn’t like Windows in a lot of ways. One big one is that almost every Linux distribution–and actually almost all open source software–gets upgraded, frequently. So the poky little Linux distro you tried and didn’t like much a couple … Continue reading

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Hacking Hardware, Open Source-Style

Arduino is "is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments." So, if you’re interested in that kind of thing, check … Continue reading

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Red Hat Magazine

Who better to have a great Linux/open source software oriented web magazine than Red Hat: it’s called Red Hat Magazine and it’s got some pretty good articles and news items. Not a super-high volume site, the better to keep up … Continue reading

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Expanding the Open Source Paradigm: Docstoc

As open source software grows in popularity, so too does the open source paradigm: a new way of sharing thoughts, ideas, and their expression. For example, the Creative Commons licenses give people a way to share their work–writing, music, photos, … Continue reading

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