Category Archives: Linux

Open-source in academia and research charities

I discovered GNU/Linux in 2005, by attempting to install Ubuntu in a dual-boot with Windows XP. Windows got wiped out in the process and I was left with Ubuntu. This was kind of a fortunate mistake, because I never looked … Continue reading

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Boy this distribution does look good!

Last week, while browsing the web to learn what was happening in the Linux world, I read a post about a distribution that has a “half rolling release” model. I got immediately interested, and here’s why. For my home computer, … Continue reading

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