Category Archives: Linux News

Do you trust the software industry to safeguard your rights?

This was an interesting column, published at the holiday season back in 2003. I’ll add in updates/commentary in italics in-line with the original text. Hope that’s clear! The new year is always a good time to be thankful. In the … Continue reading

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Walmart's Ubuntu PC: Bait and Switch?

With all the attention Linux has been getting recently, especially in the form of attention from major hardware vendors, the impact of Walmart’s decision to bring to market a $200 Linux PC (Everex TC2502 Green gPC w/ Via C7-D Processor) … Continue reading

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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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