Software Freedom Day 2009 in Palm Beach County: September 19, at FAU in Boca Raton. See the SFD Page: http://softwarefreedomday.org/teams/northamerica/FL/palmbeachcounty Continue reading Software Freedom Day again!
In between conferences and other fun stuff, I was persuaded to organize another Software Freedom Day locally. Last year’s event highlighted some of the disconnect between expectations and reality among the visitors. The expectation seemed to be that Linux could resurrect any machine: “Here’s my computer. It’s 18 years old, and I used to use DOS on it. Help me put Linux on it so I can use it again.” Needless to say, we were totally unprepared for that. But I have since found that there are a lot of people out there who think buying a computer should be Continue reading Software Freedom Day 2007!
I’ve been looking for something that will make an older machine more than just a print server. (I also happen to have an old Compaq which has only 32MB of RAM, so the search is somewhat self-serving). Continue reading Linux Distros for dinosaurs