Archive for the ‘Linux’ Category

Does extended copyright protection help keep valuable older works available to the public? Well, I say no, and now I’ve got the tanks, troops, and artillery to back me up. Advertisements


The KDE project has announced that KDE 4 applications will be fully operational on Mac OS X, followed eventually by Windows compatibility. Trolltech (maker of the QT libraries that KDE is based on) has added support for Macs and Windows machines, and KDE intends to take advantage of the new functionality to make the KDE […]


I have had Kubuntu linux installed on my Apple G4 laptop for a few months now, and I’ve basically been happy as a kitten with a ball of yarn. I do all of my economics word processing, Internet research, blogging, and even gaming on my G4. I do my email and keep my wine spreadsheet […]


As part of my commitment to commons, I have decided to take the plunge and install Linux on my Mac Powerbook laptop. I’ve held off on this for a couple of years now, since I am not a computer guru and god knows there are other things to do with your time than install computer […]