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LinuxCommand.org: Learn the Linux command line. Write shell scripts. -
LinuxCommand.org is a web site devoted to helping users of legacy operating systems discover the power of Linux.
Linux Format staff who quit plan to launch rival Linux Voice -
They aim to raise money through crowdfunding
Superfast broadband for Cameron, but neighbours left in digital slow lane -
Project designed to bring fibre connections to every home in hamlet of Dean is to miss out on government funding
computer, internet, broadband, commonwealth
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How to Bulletproof Linux for Mad Experimentation | Linux.com -
How to partition your Linux system to make it safe for wild distro-hopping experimentation.
Fed up with slow and pricey Internet, cities start demanding gigabit fiber -
This is an example of a “where the rubber meets the road ” issue in the digital commonwealth. The physical infrastructure influences digital infrastructure which has implications on urban civil life. In this case Google’s gigabit fiber promises to increase data transfer speed so end users have a more robust online experience. Along with efficiency promises of lower costs also drive debate among citizens, corporations and citizens.
It seems Google has a hold on the Gigabit Ethernet market. Should governments provide Gigabit Ethernet technologies as a utility or should citizens pool funds to restructure common space?
via:artstechnica, GB2, Wired, Wikipedia
Like an old time revival, revive an old laptop or desktop, make it vigorous with Manjaro Linux
In the never ending quest to recycle the old Dell D800 laptop for efficient use as mobile computer for academic use I believe I have come to the end of my quest. The D800 is oldm it has an Intel Pentium M processor (celeron 1.70GHz).1 gig of memory and a NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 video card.
I have tried many Debian based OSes and PAE has always caused problems. I discovered Arch based Manjaro Linux does not build PAE kernels. Like Magic the Dell is speedy and it rocks a 3.10.18-1 kernel. Previously kernel upgrades were blocked by PAE.
The laptop is too slow to play video, but I need it for reading PDF’s researching, listening to audio and word processing. Manjaro (Openbox version) I believe has saved me a lot of cash.