Back Yard Linux

Linux, supported around the world

It’s not as lonely being a Linux user as it once was. These days you’re liable to find people throughout your neighborhood using Linux.

My how times have changed.

It wasn’t long ago […]

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‘Open Source’ Is Now a Word?

open source distionary

So far there’s been no news on Microsoft’s reaction to “open source” being officially recognized by the arbiters of the English language.

“Open source” is now officially a word according to Merriam-Webster, according […]

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Charlie Reisinger’s ‘The Open Schoolhouse’

The Screening Room

Charlie Reisinger is the IT Director of the Penn Manor School District, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He recently finished writing a spellbinding book describing how his school district decided to adopt open […]

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What’s New in LibreOffice 5.3


Open source’s premiere office suite keeps getting better with each new release. Here’s a look at some of the new features in LibreOffice 5.3.

The Screening Room

LibreOffice, an already very strong […]

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Open Source Eye for the Android Guy

Android FOSS free software

Android may be a free operating system, but unlike GNU/Linux, keeping it free is next to impossible if you want to make it useful.

Roblimo’s Hideaway

Do you ever look at your […]

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