Category: FSF Free Software Foundation

Rust vs Go – Open Source is about enabling users – Rust lang will complement C around the GNU Linux Kernel (for better safety) “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to make Open Source more secure

Open Source is about enabling users “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to help make Open Source more secure… src of src: “White House OSS Mobilization Plan” 2022: 2020: “The OpenSSF is a cross-industry collaboration […]

What is Right – What is Wrong – with great powers comes great responsibility (aka the “Peter-Parker-principle” (Spiderman 2002)) – Big Tech with better and betters Tools and without better Ethics Morals unkowing what is Right or Wrong

in short: humans per default, without an education might just be “better” apes. Some parts of mankind behave very primitive and clearly show no signs of higher intelligence or education. The troubles start, when the tools become more and more […]

unit of data storage – byte kilobyte megabyte gigabyte terabyte petabyte exabyte zettabyte yottabyte nonabyte doggabyte kibibyte mebibyte gibibyte tebibyte pebibyte exbibyte zebibyte yobibyte nobibyte dogbibyte

Byte The term byte was coined by Werner Buchholz in June 1956,[4][13][14][b] during the early design phase for the IBM Stretch[15][16][1][13][14][17][18] computer, backup mirror: PLANNING A COMPUTER SYSTEM BROJECT STRETCH Buchholz Campbell_102636426.pdf which had addressing to the bit and […]

1984 mass surveillance: for a better world? – trust – mass surveillance – and why is there so much violence on TV? – the trust problem between gov and citizens needs to be addressed – Trump to end all encryption? – short version summary of 1984

scroll down and behave! (slaves of digital dictatorships) short version summary of 1984: short version: 1984 needs to be avoided at any cost. because: it is evil. (Google did not drop it’s motto “don’t be evil” for nothing) in essence: […]

Recommended tested Hardware – Superb Wifi WLAN Adapter Chipset Atheros AR9285 Mini PCIE for GNU Linux Debian 10 Ubuntu and Trisquel 8.0 test run on Lenovo t440 and LibreBooted Lenovo x60s – disabled by evil “hardware switch” wifi card pin 20 fix

different sizes… different standards… every year? why? it is hard to find wifi cards that are supported by open source drivers even worse: there seems to be NOT A SINGLE wifi card vendor, that makes the firmware public (why actually?) […]

lnav – like less but more colorful output of log files

CentOS8: ccze author not willing to maintain ccze. no ccze and not even lnav available. how to monitor all logs… as i was wondering what combination of less -R with or without ccze would allow me to view log […]


is when one’s life depends on (especially when closed) source code that one has not written oneself.


Thanks! thanks to all the contributors of open source soft- and hardware and people that share their knowledge online for free 🙂 i hope/think that better technology could possibly also change humans to the better… freely sharing information surely does […]

Let the gnu cow fly

to “make the cow fly” means: “to party” or “to make something work” – to “let the gnu fly” – means install gnu-linux you god damn closed source addict! story about intergalactic cows: in a galaxy… not so  far away… […]

update: 2021-08: hurd ain’t dead Debian GNU Linux HURD MicroKernel – Stallman’s OS comes to life :-D

update: 2021-08: hurd ain’t dead   how to get it running? src: downloads: kvm qemu vm image: iso: Debian GNU/Hurd 2021 “Bullseye” – Unofficial hurd-i386 20210812 Welcome to the exciting world of Debian GNU/Hurd This directory […]