Category: FSF Free Software Foundation

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
17.07.2021

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
12.01.2021

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, http://archive.computerhistory.org/resources/text/IBM/Stretch/pdfs/Buchholz_102636426.pdf backup mirror: PLANNING A COMPUTER SYSTEM BROJECT STRETCH Buchholz Campbell_102636426.pdf which had addressing to the bit and […]

lnav – like less but more colorful output of log files
03.02.2019

CentOS8: ccze author not willing to maintain ccze. no ccze and not even lnav available. how to monitor all logs… https://dwaves.de/2017/06/15/linux-monitor-all-logs-in-real-time-d-follow-all-show-changes-to-log-files-under-varlog/ as i was wondering what combination of less -R with or without ccze would allow me to view log […]

05.01.2019

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

17.12.2018

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
10.08.2018

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
28.06.2017

update: 2021-08: hurd ain’t dead http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd/hurd.git/   how to get it running? src: https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/ports/stable/hurd-i386/README.txt downloads: kvm qemu vm image: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/ports/11.0/hurd-i386/ iso: https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/ports/stable/hurd-i386/ Debian GNU/Hurd 2021 “Bullseye” – Unofficial hurd-i386 20210812 Welcome to the exciting world of Debian GNU/Hurd This directory […]

The Problem with Closed Source Drivers
01.05.2017

Unfortunately Debian – and i guess the rest of the Linux world as well – users have a pretty hard time finding WIFI and LAN cards but also grafix cards that can run with 100% free software. (FSF! STALLMAN! HELP! […]