Category: free software

OpenBios CoreBoot a BIOS and EFI replacement
21.05.2018

…and it is even FAST! hardware support: 250 mainboards supported in 2012! Chromebook (IvyBridge / Thinkpad X60 / Thinkpad T 60 It comes with OpenBoot = also good and a direct rival to Intel’s EFI adoption. (checkout: https://www.coreboot.org/, coreboot interview: […]

systemd – perfect software and social skills
02.05.2017

update: systemd blanks NetFlix X-D a bit of software philosophy unix philosophy – keep it small and beautiful. Despite the fact – that the catholic church claims that it’s pope is „infallible“ – only God and Nobody is perfect (makes […]

The Unix philosophy – simple and beautiful
02.05.2017

src: https://homepage.cs.uri.edu/~thenry/resources/unix_art/ch01s07.html The Unix philosophy emphasizes building simple, short, clear, modular, and extensible code that can be easily maintained and repurposed by developers other than its creators. The Unix philosophy favors composability as opposed to monolithic design. Later summarized by […]

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! […]

30.03.2017

massive amounts of recordings now available for those who did not get a sponsored flight on an hydrogen powered spaceship… 😀 (me). https://media.libreplanet.org/u/libreplanet/tag/libreplanet-2017-video/ libreplanet’s media with tag libreplanet-2017-video The GNU philosophy: Ethics beyond ethics Algorithmic bias: Where it comes from […]

Howto Setup jitsi debian mate
24.02.2017

so my idea is… jitsi is that cool open source, multi platform chat and video + audio conference tool that you can even use with/over google hangout… so it uses their servers but encrypts your stuff? (not sure!) 😀 „scalable […]

27.09.2016

Table of Contents Introduction to Mach Advantages of GNU Mach Status of the project Introduction to GNU Mach GNU Mach is the microkernel of the GNU system. A microkernel provides only a limited functionality, just enough abstraction on top of the hardware to […]

23.09.2016

https://dwaves.org/2014/11/24/how-nsa-surveillance-free-is-mozilla-firefox-and-thunderbird-landuke-says-they-are-fucking-capitalists/ Checkout: IceCat Ok, let’s put this straigt. Mozilla HAD (!!!) a contract with Google from 2012 – 2014 that showered them with money – which they probably got a lot of shitstorms, and online-bashing. But even worse: Google stole […]

16.02.2016

Checkout: IceCat it’s always a good idea to try out alternatives. 🙂 Welcome to Arora: (under Debian-Gnome3) Arora is a lightweight, cross-platform, free and open-source web browser developed by Benjamin C. Meyer.[2][3][4][5]  Benjamin C Meyer (icefox) Waltham, MA benÄTmeyerhomePUNKTnet http://benjamin-meyer.blogspot.com/ Joined on […]

02.04.2014

Die komplette Durchkommerzialisierung von OpenSource-Projekten ist selten gut… Mozilla Foundation going commercial… if you sell your soul and your culture… there is soon nothing to be left to sell. „In 2005, the Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation had a combined […]

20.11.2013

Alternative: http://www.chip.de/downloads/YouTube-Downloader-HD_36194839.html Welche aber keine mp3 erstellten. es ist ein Katz und Maus spiel… zwischen Youtube und JDownloader, dem praktischen Multi-Downloader-Programm welcher die Youtube Videos wahlweise in verschiednen Qualitätsstufen als auch nur die Tonspur als mp3 herunterladen konnte. Bis c.a. 10.2013, […]