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Another Year, Another Microsoft Job Targeting FOSS

To wit: "People tend to use what they started with until they move to another one that has a 'must-have feature' like support for specific hardware, or their distro falls behind in the update race," opined Barbara Hudson, a blogger on Slashdot who goes by "Tom" on the site "To...

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More Than 10 Ways to Get FOSS Past the Boss

It takes a sense of humor to handle such situations "because it's either laugh or cry," said Barbara Hudson, a blogger on Slashdot who goes by "Tom" on the site Hudson's own suggestions?...

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Auld Lang Syne on the Linux Blogs

"My top three resolutions have nothing to do with computers," said Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson, who goes by "Tom" on the site. "Maybe it's a consequence of 'good-enough' computing that both my desktop -- which is 6 or 7 years old -- and my laptop, which is almost 3 years old -- are more than adequate for the foreseeable future."

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Linux and the Mysterious Netbook-to-Desktop Gap

"Unfortunately, I just don't see it happening for at least 10 years -- maybe never," asserted Barbara Hudson, a blogger on Slashdot who goes by "Tom" on the site "Retailers don't want it because it would cut down on their profit centers -- their software sales and service depa...

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Could Linux Use Some Bells and Whistles?

Some bells and whistles have been around for a long time, noted Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson, who goes by "Tom" on the site Dual-monitor support, for example, has been available "since the days of DOS (dBASE, lotus123, etc)," she told LinuxInsider, "but even today when peop...

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Is ‘Ethical Malware’ an Oxymoron or a Best Practice?

Then again: "I think it would be both more interesting and more accurate to see Linus and Richard Stallman share a prize," Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson told LinuxInsider "Without the GPL and the gnu toolchain, Linux would probably be in a very different space right now, esp...

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Is Bad Documentation Derailing Linux?

"The only time I've been paid to do GOOD documentation was when it was going to be used to wow investors during the dot-com boom," Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson told LinuxInsider. "Bosses nowadays don't seem to get that good documentation saves money." Even worse, "when you ...

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One More Turkey? ‘Fired for Using Linux’

It's still not uncommon to find sites that don't work with Firefox, Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson told LinuxInsider "My first response is to try with Opera; sometimes it works," she said. "After that, I boot my laptop into Windows, do the updates that have accumulated in the...

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An ‘Historical Blunder’ and Other Tech Turkeys of 2009

"I think we're seeing Google make a historical blunder with the premature announcement of Chrome OS netbooks," chimed in Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson "Sure, Android is a hit," Hudson explained. "With Droid, Google gets lots of people using its software stack, and that means...

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