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Iced Tea does taste good

Posted 10-20-2012 at 05:50 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 10-20-2012 at 06:19 AM by hydraMax
Tags foss, gaming, java

A long time ago I stopped using Java programs because of the proprietary aspect. But I recently tried out Iced Tea on my Gentoo box and it seems to work pretty well, at least with one program, Planet M.U.L.E:

Planet M.U.L.E. is a free clone of a old economics video game, but with much better graphics. It is rather addicting, but somewhat frustrating if you don't take the time to read the how-to-play guide, which explains in detail all the...
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My software under Linux - usability of the distro

Posted 04-22-2012 at 01:14 PM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 11-05-2017 at 04:31 PM by error_401 (Update on Debian 9 entries and software)

I have promised a bit about the software I regularely install on my Linux machines. For brevity I give the program name which can be searched for on the internet and for the apt-get users the package name with wich to install as well as a short description why I install this software.

As of: JUNE 2017

Proper Name of Software / apt-get package name / description

Here we go:
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How to popularize Linux (or any hypothetical foss os) ?

Posted 06-21-2010 at 01:04 PM by entz

After pondering , debating with great passion the issue of linux and why it doesn't achieve mainstream adoption , i personally came to the following points that would if adhered to increase the odds of popular success.

The Manifest:

1) User Friendliness should be an essential and integral part of any desktop system, which its achievement has no ramifications or negative impact on stability, power , flexibility as well as security.

2) The development process
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Openism: My idea of an ideal economy

Posted 05-27-2010 at 06:04 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

Richard Stallman sure has been a leader in the free software movement. But what if free and open source was applied to all goods? Here's the story of the ideal economy in which everybody works online to manufacture goods, develop software, express their talent, and write documents, all for the good of the world, without using money.

First of all, money is only a cap on the economy as a whole. It acts as a barrier, preventing everyone but a privileged minority from being able to...
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