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Mirrors page updated
Posted By Ken Guest - 05:56, 23 January 2005
The page of links to local mirrors has been updated.
Talks, drinks, and general mayhem...
Posted By Niall Walsh - 18:19, 19 January 2005
Saturday, January 22nd, 2:30pm
John Looney - "Replace Cisco with Linux"
Colm MacCarthaigh - "Ultra-Ultra Non-Ultra Scalability with Linux"
Liam Bedford - "Nothing to do with Linux in Particular"
The Schoolhouse by 6pm :-D
France Attempts To Shut Down Free Software
Posted By Ken Guest - 21:54, 2 January 2005
Edited by Ken Guest - 21:54, 2 January 2005
Given the crazy world we live in this is just about plausible. Well two things, one there will be no Internet worth talking about in France. The second and more interesting if my memory is correct the French Air force will loose its main operating system. I would not like to be on the wrong end of an argument with those guys.
Or that is what you might think from reading this.
Microsoft May Charge Users For Problems With Their Software
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 11:13, 22 December 2004
In a move that may surprise some it is reported elsewhere that things may get dearer for users of platforms other than Linux.
Not News just something to read at Christmas.
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 23:26, 19 December 2004
Edited by Paul O'Malley - 23:26, 19 December 2004
Just a couple of sites that newbies who want to get their teeth into more detailed information may want to have a look at.
1st up the home of the kernel
2nd up a list of distributions
3rd up not a bad linux site linux dot org
4th up the home of gnu tools
5th up the home of the opensource definition
Advocacy and the Conspiracy theory
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 09:11, 19 December 2004
A sysadmin comments on moving his wifes PC to linux.
It does not mince words on the topic of why it is that spyware is a problem.
I suppose it could be titled: "How I learned to stop worrying and love Linux." The basic position it takes is a simple one. Everyone knows there is a spyware problem but no one wants to fix it.
Live CD things to do
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 09:09, 19 December 2004
There are lots of live CDs out on the net, here are 10 things to do with some of them.
Support and Service page updated
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:58, 11 December 2004
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:58, 11 December 2004
The Support and Service Vendors page has been updated with a link to FindOpenSourceSupport.com.
Irish Budget Documents Available in Free Format
Posted By Niall Walsh - 14:27, 3 December 2004
As drawn to our attention initally by Caolan McNamara (a man who should know a thing or two about document formats having written the excellent wv programs for converting .doc files), you can get the facts and figures on the 2005 Irish budget in OpenOffice.org Writer and Calc formats aswell as the more traditional Pdf and Word/Excel files.
Posted By Niall Walsh - 09:10, 1 December 2004
Edited by Niall Walsh - 09:10, 1 December 2004
Unreal Tournament 2004 and Doom III have both released updated versions for Linux. Actually the UT2004 download is a common patch for all systems (including demos), while the Doom III download is an update for Linux primarily to bring alsa support including 6 channel surround sound. You can also get the Doom III SDK for Linux from the same page!