http://www.zdnet.com/ibm-and-linux-the-next-billion-dollars-7000020757/ On September 17, IBM will announce at LinuxCon 2013 that it will invest $1 billion in new Linux and open-source technologies for its Power Systems servers. This announcement ...Message posted on the September 17th, 2013 - 6:08 AM ET
Linux hobbyware cooks victim's laptop ... victim wastes 40+ hours and still no resolution... no issue with WinXP
"I've been running around in circles with heat issues with this laptop running Mint 12. Found with all, the latest versions of Ubuntu, Mint, and Opensuse my Thinkpad will overheat or run too hot... I really don't want to run windows but as I ...Message posted on the March 20th, 2012 - 7:09 PM ET
On my Linux hobbyware system I can store 2,097,152 versions of the file 'Micro$oft_is_crapware.txt'!
2^21 = 2097152 All because of case-sensitivity! Isn't Linux great?!?! Take that Microsoft!Message posted on the February 5th, 2012 - 9:06 AM ET
Linux slopware: 6 different distros freeze on victim's AMD system
"I bought a Toshiba satellite c655-s5533 and I have tried no less than 6 different distros and all have the same issue.The screen freezes. I am using the latest version of pclinuxos kde mini me, the hope was that by using mini me I would have ...Message posted on the October 12th, 2012 - 10:07 PM ET
Linux "community" looked to 13-year old TuxRacer girl for their leadership and inspiration
"Dad is around to answer questions" if trouble hits. http://www.zdnet.com.au/13-year-old-gets-presenters-slot-at-linuxconfau-139179560.htm Nowadays she's working toward a degree in Astrophysics at Oberlin College, and she's a "Debian ...Message posted on the January 23rd, 2012 - 10:44 AM ET
Linux release notes: "use caution when installing on Samsung laptops"
"Known Issues Installation Booting the Ubuntu installer in UEFI mode from a USB disk on certain Samsung laptops (530U3C, NP700Z5C) may trigger a firmware bug that renders the machine unbootable. Users are advised to use caution when ...Message posted on the February 11th, 2013 - 4:07 PM ET
That old Linux crapware refrain: "After the installation I could not find the programs."
"I installed some amateur radio programs using the Synaptic Program manager. After the installation I could not find the programs. They did not show up in my applications menu. How do I get them to show so I can run them?" ...Message posted on the February 17th, 2012 - 8:35 PM ET
COLA Is Infested By A Vicious Gang Of Psychopath Anti-Linux Propagandists
Flatfish, Greycloud, Snit, Ezekiel, Big Steel, Hadron, Cola Zealot, Clogwog, etc, are some of the current dedicated lying anti-Linux propagandists. Nothing they say can be believed. They lie constantly. We know they are psychopaths because they ...Message posted on the July 1st, 2013 - 12:48 AM ET
Razer Imperator mouse fails in Linux Mint 13 crapware, works fine under Windows 7 of course
"I have Razer Imperator and it works fine in Windows 7. But in Mint 13 it does not even get power, what I mean is the mouse is completely dead no power etc will not work no matter how many times I reboot its just dead. I have a PS2 mouse that ...Message posted on the August 29th, 2012 - 11:03 PM ET
Proof That Microsoft Is Behind The Huge Flood Of Anti-Linux Lies And Hate In COLA
For more than ten years, Microsoft Corporation has been flooding Usenet with articles full of lies and hatred for its competitor Linux. Microsoft posts about 130 such articles every day to the comp.os.linux.advocacy newsgroup, using dozens of false ...Message posted on the July 8th, 2012 - 7:52 PM ET
Ubuntu hobbyware: keyboard freezes, mouse lags... no problem with WinXP of course
"While using Ubuntu, 3 times, my keyboard has stopped working and the mouse has become extremely laggy/slow. Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit Keyboard: Logitech K750 Mouse: Logitech M510 Removing and reinserting the universal receiver doesn't help. Only ...Message posted on the November 1st, 2012 - 10:36 PM ET
Choosing A Printer For Linux
On Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:00:28 -0700, Snit wrote: "Ezekiel" wrote: One side of freetards mouth - "Linux is great at hardware support and everything just works." Other side of freetards mouth - "Don't buy any hardware ...Message posted on the August 1st, 2013 - 2:49 AM ET
Who seriously uses Linux for serious work?
Nobody, that's who. Serious Work (TM) is done by the Microsoft Office suite. Anything else is not "serious work". Seriously. That's why MSFT is a leading company--Office. The other stuff, servers, Xbox, Visual Studio, is nice but just ...Message posted on the November 25th, 2013 - 10:22 AM ET
It's funny how many Linux crapware victims use Windows as their working point of reference
In post after post in the crapware forums, the victims say "Works fine in Windows" or "Works perfectly in Windows". Then they boot the FOSS hobbyware and are forced to jump thru hoops to get simple things working: dual or ...Message posted on the February 6th, 2013 - 9:08 PM ET