Friday, July 30, 2021

Roy Schestowitz

If Business Succeeds with GNU/Linux, Why Not OLPC?

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project — which aimed to give underprivileged children around the world a better chance at modern education — may...

Red Hat Linux Desktop Moves: Calculated Strategy

Recently, Red Hat announced that it would not pursue the consumer desktop market for the time being. Immediate reactions were almost as misinformed as those...

Signposts of GNU/Linux Growth in 2007, Part 2

In Part One of this article we looked at the growth of GNU/Linux in several areas, including high-performance computing (supercomputers), mobile phones, desktops, miniature laptops, consoles,...

Signposts of GNU/Linux Growth in 2007, Part 1

It is sometimes forgotten that GNU/Linux is more than just a desktop operating system. Linux, being a well-engineered kernel, is used extensively and also funded...

Gobuntu: A Truly Free Linux Distro or a Free Drivers Experiment?

"It has nothing whatsoever to do with Freedom," argues one of Gobuntu’s contributors. The contributor, Keith G. Robertson-Turner, is a longtime, passionate advocate of free...

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