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Clarification

Posted 03-02-2019 at 06:47 AM by schulidr (An open source user evolution)

I feel like I need to clarify a few things so I don't start coming across as some snooty open-source, anti-windows kinda-guy. Don't get me wrong, from now on I will probably always suggest Linux and open source to anyone who comes to me with a computer question, but I still recognize that Windows and Apple and any other proprietary type of Operating System is useful in many cases. I can't speak for the reliability of the Apple products, hardware or software, because it's always been a little out...
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New to LQ

Posted 03-01-2019 at 12:59 PM by schulidr (An open source user evolution)

This may be my favorite feature on this website! When I first started with Linux all I wanted was a place to write about it that was publicly accessible and free. My intention isn't to get mass followers or anything like that, but instead, have a place to keep all of my thoughts and goals and activities related to Linux and my journey in learning.

I have never been this excited about learning anything in my life. I don't say that because I think I am unique in that fact, but as...
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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:

http://www.planetmule.com/

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 04-10-2019 at 04:17 AM by error_401 (Update on Debian 8 and 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: APRIL 2019

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

Here we go:
SECURITY SOFTWARE
-------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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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:

Quote:
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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