Torturing Tech Support Phone Scammers With Linux

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Some days it doesn’t pay to be a huckster selling phony Windows support. Not that Windows doesn’t need supporting, mind you…

Roblimo’s Hideaway

“What,” you may ask, “is Online Tek Squad?” I didn’t know, […]

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Is Linux Kernel Growth Sustainable?

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A tech writer who still counts on her fingers and toes, tries to wrap her head around the size of the Linux kernel, and wonders when its weight will cause it to crash through the […]

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Linux Foundation ‘Fails’ Linux Mint: Suggests Upgrade to Windows or Mac

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Those using Linux to register for a Linux Foundation webinar are told to try using Windows or OS X instead.

Excuse me if I have a little fun at the Linux Foundation’s expense.

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Linux Under the Hood: Silence of the RAM

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The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer who finds his diagnostic acumen sorely lacking during what should have been a simple RAM installation — thereby leaving the rest of us grateful he didn’t […]

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JavaZone Sells Open Source in TV Parodies

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The Video Screening Room

This movie trailer spoof sells a movie that’s definitely not coming soon to a theater near you. If it were, however, you can bet your booty it’d be released under a […]

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