Linux, the GPL and the Power of Sharing

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The Heart of Linux

How a nonbeliever discovered that there is a Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy and a Linux community. Well…he discovered the Linux community anyway.

It was back in 2008 that […]

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A Truly Easy New User Linux Distro? Let’s Get Serious

Disk partitioning

The Heart of Linux

Is disk partitioning a stumbling block to the new user installing Linux for the first time?

I remember it clearly. Well, as clearly as my teen-year chemically fueled indiscretions will allow. […]

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The Sun Shines Through the Rain at the Linux Workshop

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The Heart of Linux

Sometimes it’s downright easy to tell the difference between synchronicity and mere coincidence.

I grew up in the Illinois heartland. The place where soybeans, corn and hog futures were discussed […]

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My Linux Desktop — Hither and Yawn

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The Heart of Linux

Reflections of a once upon a time everyday Windows user.

It’s hard to remember the span of time when I sat in front of my Windows computer on a daily […]

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Getting FOSS Text-to-Speech App Ready for Prime Time

TypeTalk

The Heart of Linux

The lead developer of a new text-to-speech app based on MaryTTS talks about what’s been done and what remains to do.

It’s been a while now since we talked about […]

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