Web guru and Android enthusiast Tim Bray has announced he's leaving Google. Why? Because he wants to work from home.
"It's an amicable separation in the face of irreconcilable differences: I wouldn't move to California and Google wouldn't open a Vancouver office," Bray wrote in a blog post. "Both before and after being hired, I had been asked to consider moving south. I didn't want to and politely declined. Eventually, the group I'm in politely informed me that staying remote wasn't an option."
Chitika, a former advertiser on Phoronix, has issued a new report about Chrome OS and Linux web usage growth from September 2013 through January 2014. Chitika found that the number of Chrome OS devices rose from 0.1 to 0.2% of all accounted web traffic by the network. Meanwhile, for Linux devices in general, they found Linux rose from 1.1% last September to now at 1.9% when ending their numbers at the end of January. The Linux growth really took off in October has continued since.
Getting Mageia 4 on the laptop was no big deal. In fact, I used the 64 bit version of the OS and everything worked, even the Japanese IME with iBus.
Then I tried to get PCLinuxOS and, unfortunately, had problems with the display. I need to see if I can get to correct the problem later.
The other OS that I installed to the Strata was OpenMandriva 2013. The only problem was the lack of Wifi connectivity... It was solved easily adding the appropriate packages.
Desperate move by ms as they realise foss is winning, or a killer blow by a large and powerful corporation?
Edit: link added http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/02/22/microsoft_uk_odf_response/submitted by jbrevell
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There is an "ask me anything" going on in reddit-land right now with the folks from the current Humble Bundle, I decided to ask the question a lot of people have been wondering.
I think it harms their reputation with Linux fans to have a game completely missing for the sake of what sounds like their egos.
Sorry /r/Linux, i'm a bit of a Linux neophyte and my google-fu is lacking in this particular endeavor.
I desire to use a distro other than the Whonix workstation while piping all traffic through the Whonix gateway for complete routing through Tor. My reasons for not using Whonix workstation vary from the desire of a different desktop, FDE, and other amenities desktop friendly distros offer that are likely more cumbersome to apply to Whonix workstation rather than piping said workstation through Whonix gateway itself. Ultimately, I wish to use a VPN on this "desktop" with the OpenVPN client.
I've been unable to find instruction on such and hope one of you may be able to assist. Should it matter my most likely distro of choice would be the latest version of Mint running MATEsubmitted by DieCommieScum
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