While things remain quiet overall with Linux development, I took some time out to interview a good friend of mine who I have known for many years through a popular Australian Bulletin Board. I know him as a passionate user and advocate for free and open-source software.
If someone asked me “What is your favorite part of the Linux operating system?”, I would have to say the Linux kernel itself. And it’s much the same for Unix too. Having that source code of the kernel loaded up in Emacs ready
Something dawned on me just yesterday. When using a slim and clean-lined theme or skin on GUI based software, the user can be easily convinced that the system is actually running faster and much lighter on resources. Or at least that’s how I see it. It is a psychological case, whether this affects only a […]
It’s been on the top of the list of technology rumors for some months but it has finally been unofficially confirmed via Bloomberg, Facebook are collaborating with smartphone manufacturer HTC to release the Facebook smartphone some time in 2013.
There’s a general perception that Server System Administrators are short, overweight lonely men with overgrown beards who work in dark dungeon like basements, maintaining the worlds servers and keeping the internet running. Where this perception comes from, I’m not quite sure. Hollywood perhaps! Truth is, they’re just regular people like you and me. They may […]
I read an article on ZDNET. You can read it for yourself here. The Author was raising the point about companies who release Linux based services but fail to even mention Linux or their services’ heritage and what provides the actual base for their service. The Author points the finger specifically at Google’s Android and […]
What is in the title of a software company? Does the name resemble anything that the company offers? Or do you not care so much and already have a pre-fixed image in your mind of what the business offers, even if you don’t know exactly what the business does offer and nothing will change your […]
If you’re a bog standard Linux user who never even looks at kernel.org and just accepts whatever kernel your Linux distribution pushes down the repositories, that’s ok. You can probably ignore this news.