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During the Christmas holidays, I had taken some film shots with my digital camera. It was the first time I had tried this and wasn't sure whether it would work. I opened it with Movie player and was able to see the shots, however short.  This was important, since they are of my father in law who is now 98 years old. They may be the last such shots of him singing.  Thank you Linux/ Ubuntu for making it easy for me to do this.

 

Web Design Job And A Story Of Diabetic Boy.

I am currently work for Malaysia web design firm and we also done some web marketing services such as backlink building, press release distribution and writing, etc. I love what I doing right now because it's giving me more free time hanging out with my family. We usually works online but they do have office in Malaysia called Global Empire Enterprise. Beside working for the company, I also doing my own research and writing articles about diabetes warning signs. I began to built the diabetes site because of an inspirational video posted by a young diabetic who have been diagnosed for Juvenile Diabetes since he was 1 years old. The video was very touching that I drop my tear every time I remember about it. The young boy explained his life by capturing pictures of him and his families. It still fresh in my mind. The boy keep on going strong even though there's losing day or night for him. I am not a diabetic but after watching the video, it makes me wonder how fortunate I am. However, I found out that a lot of peoples being ignorant about this topic. It is believe that diabetes is included into Top 10 Killer Disease. Millions of peoples are dying from this disease and it's rising every year. Why are we being so ignorant about this disease? I hope you people out there can be more alert about this disease.

Regards,

Debra.

 

Urgent: Help Shawn Powers & Family

Today is a day of grief for Linux Journal. This afternoon, Associate Editor Shawn Power's home burned down...

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Read Me First

First of all, hello.

Well, that wasn't so bad. Some say that the first step is the harder. For me, it's my third attempt at a blog. So it is my third first step. My first one was a disaster. I dare you to find out my old blog. My second one was absorbed into the abyss of the recent economical crisis, never to be found again. Hopefully, this one will be able to fly a little better.

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Just out of curiosity, I tried to download Windows Media Player 11 with Wine. I watched anxiously as the files unzipped, hoping, wishing... that it would work. Just when it got to where it was ready to download to my computer a message appeared asking for authorization code.  It is the first time I have seen this in a program. I can understand in updates, but this is just a media player. Maybe MS is  trying to make it harder for those who have copies of an OS, instead of the original. In any case one more reason to switch to Linux.
 

In the Beginning

Hello and welcome to my first blog, please feel free to feedback any information that might help me improve my next blog entry.

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Just getting started...

I'm actually very new to Linux in the sense I've been using it for years, but I haven't really developed with it too much. I'm excited to get started learning more. I'm excited to be a part of the best and the most established Open Source community.
 

Lots of focus on business computing

There seems to be a lot of focus on business computing and competing with companies like Microsoft and Apple or trying to win over businesses and companies. We shouldn't let the ideas of the computing industry dictate how free software developers should develop software.

For example, the the use of the words "open source" instead of "free software" and the constant mention of the price tag of free/open source software as a selling point is annoying. People aren't cheap...they'll shell out cash for various items. We should be more willing to charge money for things and force people to see the inherent value of the software rather than making them see only the price tag.

Another example is how we try and replicate existing proprietary software. I don't want OpenOffice to look like Word and I don't want a PowerPoint clone at all.

 We shouldn't be afraid to try out new and innovative ideas instead of following the proprietary software companies blindly and merely duplicating their efforts.

 

Linux For Life...

Hello. You might have thought about getting a new computer but finds out that you have to pay for most of the software it provides. Thats when Linux should come in! Linux is a free and open source operating system that provides many diffrent flavors and many different free software. Below here is my story of how I heard about Linux and how I got it.

 

I had an old computer that was bought at 1995 and its HDD capacity was very low. I had a hobby of 3D modeling so I downloaded Blender3D and was looking through the Yafaray website and went to the download page. There I saw Windows,Mac and a weird operating system called Ubuntu Linux. I Google-d it up and found http://www.ubuntu.com/ and saw their promise and what Ubuntu truly meant. The whole day I was muttering "FREE! An operating system. FREE!" It took me 120$ to pay for a pirated version of Windows XP and it is useless. So I bought a new Acer Aspire One and put Ubuntu 8.10 Linux and the first time we tried it, it put me into a BusyBox shell for some reason. Then we went to a coffey shop called Linux caffe. And they had supper speed internet so we got the same 8.10 again and this time it worked like a charm. There were some updates that we had to get but I made a stupid mistake and didn't install them! When I went back home I turned it on and wanted to face my book (Facebook) but found out that the network card driver was missing.

I was planing on going back to Linux cafe and install the network driver but on that same day my coffee spilled on my netbook! So I went back to Future Shop and got my very own Acer Aspire 4736Z and I put Ubuntu 9.04. It works except for the microphone and the headphone jack (Output) but other than that it was great! Now I'm upgraded to 9.10 and very happy! You also should get Linux and Ubuntu is not the only choice! There are many more such as openSUSE and Fedora and CentOS Gentoo etc. You're not alone in the world of Linux! There is community support and expert support. And there is much MUCH more.

 

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a Linux-Newb.

Hi all.

I have to to find my way around linux, MySQL and Python/ Perl.

And I know absolutely nothing about linux or anything related to computer sciences.I have a biological background.

My only training in information tech. was a couple of years back in visual basic and just a tiny bit of SQL. I have been using windows  for over a decade now, that may help a bit with understanding all this, but this is Linux.

 So you see this would be quite a challange , to learn all this stuff without  the proper background.

 And this is why i shall document my struggles with linux and everything else . And also i get to say that i have my own blog now.

-p.

 
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