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What’s Going On 04

No ride today. It’s not just the cold front and high winds, but I’ve got too much to do. That is, there is a pile of stuff I really want to read, and I’m way behind on updating my commentary … Continue reading

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Another Mission, Method and Means Comment

I wrote in my private journal: There is a big difference between making Open Source your religion, Linux your sect, and the computer your church versus using these things as important tools in your religion. I call my religion “Kiln … Continue reading

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FreeBSD 8.1 Test Drive

I decided long ago, of all the various Open Source licenses, I prefer the BSD License. It’s the most free, and typical of my philosophical assumptions. With lots of experience playing around on FreeBSD, I was somewhat brokenhearted during the … Continue reading

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KDE 3 and User Care

One of my associates at Open for Business has said far better the same complaint I’ve made for years, proving why he’s the one who actually gets paid to write stuff: One perennial problem with free software is that, because … Continue reading

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Building FreeBSD 8.0 (Updated)

My desktop was running CentOS 5 on one drive, but I had another on which Win7 was installed. Since I put that copy back on the Inspiron my wife is using, I had to nuke it off my machine. However, … Continue reading

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While We’re Waiting…

I understand the FDIC 2nd Quarterly Report for 2009 has been staged for release tomorrow. That in itself means nothing, since bureaucracy seldom operates optimally. However, given the situation, waiting until a Thursday may well be a low-level tactical move. … Continue reading

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