AMD has been pushing open source and claiming they'll improve their linux drivers for years now. On one hand they have lived up to these promises as usability is much better than it once was.On the other hand the drivers are still a lot worse than the windows versions and a lot less stable and … Continue reading Nvidia Linux drivers are better than AMD
There are so many Interesting distro's out there but today its these three.Gobang - Tried the livecd awhile ago. It's based on Ubuntu LTS. Has a lot of CLI apps and scripts as well, plus lots of tint2 and conky themes. It's a more "bloated" #! but it seems like a lot of fun to … Continue reading New linux flavors this week
I have a pretty radical idea that I think has the potential to do a lot of good if it can be refined well enough and could get enough backing.The first thing I want to say is that our government and the entire way the system is set up is clearly imperfect. We can agree … Continue reading Need for Open Source Government
As some of you may know, OpenBSD team have started cleaning up OpenSSL code base. LibreSSL is primarily developed by the OpenBSD Project, and its first inclusion into an operating system will be in OpenBSD 5.6. In the wake of Heartbleed, OpenBSD group is creating a simpler, cleaner version of the dominant OpenSSL.Theo de Raadt, … Continue reading LibreSSL Project Announced
Open source is becoming a healthy trend in technological aspect both for individuals or larger entities as governments in their context as users. A particle of the open source culture is to be found in the website builders sector. WordPress started the trend 10 years ago and now many follow it.The debate between custom/proprietary CMS … Continue reading Why go Open Source in CMS?
My experience with operating systems has always been neutral or frustrating however after checking out Ubuntu 14.04, I am beginning to feel differently. I found Unity wasn't to my liking in the previous two releases but this time round, I understand what it is trying to achieve.I have always liked Ubuntu and used it on … Continue reading Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) is much Improved & Enjoyable to Use
Women working in FOSS According to the UN "Only 2 per cent of professionals working in FOSS are women, compared to 28 per cent in proprietary software." They find this so problematic that they've, through UNESCO, have set up a community working on gender equality in FOSS. So, is it good that there are so … Continue reading Only 2 per cent of professionals working in FOSS are Women
Back in the turn of the millennium, Linux was the mean & lean new player in the OS field. Windows 98SE and Windows XP both suffered from catastrophical stability issues. When Windows XP hit the markets in 2001 it was barely usable. It wasn't until the SP2 it got its act together. Nobody really gave … Continue reading FOSS ended up Garbage: Linux Enviornments KDE & GNOME.
On Weekends I've nothing to do than promoting FOSS/Linux, explaining it to every other user out there. Since weekend is the only time that I promote FOSS, here a list of scooped up books for you to get started.You can start from here: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary. Linux Torvalds and David Diamond. The Cathedral & … Continue reading Must Read Books about FOSS/Linux
The university, and all publicly funded institutions, should switch to free and open-source computer software. This means the university, where possible, would switch to a Linux operating system instead of Microsoft Windows (desktop and server), and free software like LibreOffice instead of Microsoft Office. Not only would the university save money on software, there is … Continue reading JNTU should adopt FOSS/ Swtich to Linux