Posts Tagged With 'free software'

completing the circle

Written by sameer in Uncategorized on Wed 13 May 2009. Tags: free software,

I have always fancied myself as a small-time free software contributor, fixing a line of code here, filing a useful bug report there, and occasionally jumping into discussions. But finally I got around to putting in a concrete contribution that is worth mentioning. The latest version of Dia is about …

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Debian-ising IIT

Written by sameer in Uncategorized on Fri 20 February 2004. Tags: free software,

Ok, so a lot of people in KReSIT have started using Debian. But havn't managed to get Prof. Arya to shift over to it yet! Where do we go from here? Liberating the whole institute from an infestation of Dead Rats, Salamanders, Magicians ... ;) Kinda sounds like the borg, doesn't it …

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The "Linux" community ...

Written by sameer in Uncategorized on Sat 23 August 2003. Tags: free software,

Keeping politically correct nomenclature aside, here's a very nice comment on the community that powers free software and its cousins:

... The community that has gathered around Linux gathered not because it was a quick fix or an easy toy. They gathered because it was an intricate maze that offered constant …

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