Stephen Fry explains how and why GNU/Linux is and should be free, over at the GNU website.
While a clear, compelling and as usual witty presentation, it does not tell the whole story. Stephen is helping out his friend, Richard Stallman, who runs the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and who is, if you watch the [...]
Tonight’s Linux task was to install OpenSuSE 10.3 on the Beast, to give it a try and very much a second try at that.
Although SuSE Linux was one of the first distributions I used, I have since found it to be slow, sluggish and bloated when compared to my favourites, Slackware and Debian. [...]
For the last few days I’ve been trying Debian. Debian is a Linux distribution that is famed for being strictly open source and for having the best package management system of all the main distributions. It is often used as a precursor system, with Ubuntu, Knoppix and other distributions being based on Debian. I’ve tried [...]