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Yes, The name matters. It will always remind us how and why everything started. Use the term GNU/Linux instead of "Linux" .

Yes, The name matters. It will always remind us how and why everything started. Use the term GNU/Linux instead of "Linux" .

The danger of artificial intelligence isn't that it's going to rebel against us, but that it's going to do exactly what we ask it to do, says AI researcher Janelle Shane.

Installed in Oracle Virtual Box. There was a conflict of "Your-freedom" and virtual box drivers, so couldn't install the drivers. The problem is desktop manager isn't loading, can't log into the GUI. Any solution? ( I think it's because of the drivers, I can be wrong). Is it a problem with gdm or gnome?

I also learned that two of my favorite softwares and aren't completely free. 😩

Not a good day.

Found this book as recommendation on . Only read first few pages of 1st chapter. Till now I have found this book very good and very easy to understand for absolute beginners like me.

"A good news for Harry Potter and Fantastic Beast fans! We are happy to find that Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them 3 has a release date ------ November 12, 2021. And the script will be written by J. K. Rowling and Steve Kloves"

That's surely a good news😀😀.

Really great app, easy to use, minimum permissions, large number of sources for your Mangas, blue light filtering, etc. Also has the option of saving chapters to read without internet connection and remembers the position of your chapters.

An analogy of how proprietory softwares work and why they are evil. [ Part: 2/2 ]

“But my doctor says I’m not supposed to eat salt! What can I do? Will you take out the salt for me?”

“I would be glad to do that; my fee is only $50,000.” Since the owner has a monopoly on changes, the fee tends to be large. “However, right now I don’t have time. I am busy with a commission to design a new recipe for ship’s biscuit for the Navy Department. I might get around to you in about two years.”

An analogy of how proprietory softwares work and why they are evil, from "Free software, free society" [ Part: 1/2 ]

Imagine what it would be like if recipes were hoarded in the same fashion as software. You might say, “How do I change this recipe to take out the salt?” and the great chef would respond, “How dare you insult my recipe, the child of my brain and my palate, by trying to tamper with it? You don’t have the judgment to change my recipe and make it work right!”

Started using/ learning VIM. I was kind of biased towards it maybe. I had considered emacs and almost downloaded it, but I wanted something lighter, so went for vim.

At this initial stage of using it, I think vim is very cool.

Which text editor do you guys recommend? Vim?

I was listening to Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix audio book on youtube, then after finishing 3 chapters it got removed due to copyright reasons. But I couldn't stop myself, so started reading it again for the fourth time.😅😅

‘You know, Minister, I disagree with Dumbledore on many counts … but you cannot deny he’s got style …’

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." --- Benjamin Franklin.

A screenshot taken from "Free Software, Free Society" by Richard M. Stallman.

"If you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven't been in bed with a mosquito" -- Anita Roddick

A malware called xhelper has infected 45000 android phones. What this malware does at this momment is show you ads and redirects you to play store to download apps. But this is not worst part. It seems to unremovable. Even after performing factory reset, this malware downloads itself again and antivirus softwares are also unable to remove it. What you can do is don't download apps sources other than play store and f-droid.

We all love free(as in freedom) software, and love to give something back to the community. Here are some easy ways to help the community other than helping them with money which everyone can't afford.

Installed Arch Linux with xfce desktop enviroment. Took more than 3 hours to complete the whole process.
Coming from Ubuntu to Arch is kind of a big step for me. But really happy I succeded.😁

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