Category: Amazing

  • I will buy a Lemote Yeeloong laptop

    Chinese company by the name Lemote produced a few batches of FSF endorsed laptops called Lemote Yeeloong back in 2010 – 2012. First Yeeloong was the model 8089B with a 8.9″ screen, followed by 8101B with a 10.1″ screen size. These laptops are now out of sale and only obtainable on a second hand market. […]

  • libreCMC

    libreCMC is a FSF endorsed embedded GNU/Linux distribution replacement for your wireless router which does not contain non-free software or binary blobs. The project’s goal is to provide an embedded distro that respects user freedoms and allows users to control what their hardware does. Since libreCMC is 100% free software, it allows the user to […]

  • 20 years on the Internet

    It was around the year 1994, when my mother brought her business PC Atari XT 8086 home, which I was able to use. It had a Microsoft Windows DOS System installed. I managed to obtain the 2400 bps modem and install it into the computer. Because the internet wasn’t commercial at that time in Slovenia […]

  • Computing that benefits humanity

    I am a long time member of the World Community Grid (WCG) an effort to create the world’s largest public computing grid to tackle scientific research projects that benefit humanity. Launched on November 16, 2004, it is funded and operated by IBM with client software currently available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD operating […]

  • iPhone handcuffs

    Apple has launched a new model in their iPhone line called iPhone 5S on 20th of September 2013. The newly implemented functions of 5S are: Touch ID, a fingerprint recognition system built directly into the home button which can be used to unlock the phone and authenticate App Store and iTunes Store purchases, and an […]

  • Libreink

    Libreink is a future project that will feature a fully free GNU/Linux distribution for eBook reading devices, using e-Paper and other high-latency, bi-stable screens. It will be based on LibreWRT and backported from the pre-existing open source project Openinkpot. Target devices with the proper platform are still being evaluated. The main goal will be to […]

  • GNU 30th anniversary

    The GNU project was started 30 years ago by Mr. Richard Matthew Stallman with it’s primary goal to distribute completely free (free as in freedom) software. It includes more than 80% of the code shared by todays popular systems often mistakenly called Linux (Linux is just a kernel, which was the missing part at that […]

  • Richard M. Stallman inducted into the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame

    Free Software Foundation founder Richard M. Stallman today joins the ranks of notable individuals who have been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for their significant contributions to the advancement of the global Internet. Links to official articles: FSF official post Internet Hall of Fame offical post Congratulations !

  • Raspberry Pi

    In early September I bought Raspberry Pi (RPI). RPI is a credit card sized single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of stimulating the teaching of basic computer science in schools. I have installed Raspbian distribution on it which is a fork of Debian GNU/Linux. Additionally I installed XBMC a free and open source media player application which is a […]

  • Richard M. Stallman in Ljubljana

    On Saturday 21th of April, Richard M. Stallman, the founder of Free Software Foundation visited Slovenia and held an excellent lecture about “Copyright versus Community in the Age of Computer Networks” (videorecording here) at the Museum of Modern Art. I admire/respect the work that he has done over so many years in promoting and battling for the Free […]