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What to use?

Posted 11-03-2011 at 03:15 PM by williamfromtexas

There's so much OSS around us it's hard to know what or where to start.

I just heard of a cool new open stuff: Newscoop, a newspaper content management system. I like to write and publish, I like CM systems. The problem is that Source Fabric, the releasing organization, has also released another really cool system, for radio broadcasting.

Similar story for this: Libre Graphics magazine. I love it, it's origins are a great example of what people can do on a whim and...
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My next impression by Linux

Posted 06-23-2010 at 07:10 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 06-23-2010 at 07:12 PM by Web31337

Few days ago I've been into some C coding and again got impressed by how greatly linux is organised! Dependencies are written the clear way. The "./configure" script is a standard. The "Makefile" is a standard. and so on... they aren't strictly linux-related but I mostly work in Linux environment... I actually refer to UNIX standards I guess. It is so simple to create and redistribute own application using standard utils, making it easily-installable! I love this!
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Wrong keyboard or why I hate to be not at home

Posted 01-07-2010 at 05:17 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

We're having a hardcore repair of floor and walls at home now.
yesterday after i spent a day in a stinky flat(after we painted a floor) i decided to move to my friend's place(from where i'm VNCed now). I needed to work.

the problem is not only because my friend runs windows and i can't copy files to my server(i can only move them to my webserver so i fetch them from here) or do any other simple operation, but the wrong desktop, the wrong keyboard and mouse. it's not mine, i...
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Open Source Software

Posted 08-14-2008 at 06:15 AM by Avoura
Updated 11-16-2008 at 06:41 PM by Avoura

I got fed up with Microsoft and Windows constantly crashing, programs failing to work, and all the broken promises by Microsoft that each new software version was going to fix all the problems of the past.

Then I tried Linux (originally back in the late 1990s) and more recently after getting annoyed with Windows XP.

I have so far found that open source software (OSS) can certainly be of a high enough quality to compete with paid-for software from the likes of Microsoft...
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