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Should We All Be Contributing to FOSS?


"What can we non-athletes do? Test software. Install it. Try it every-which-way," advised Robert Pogson. "Make suggestions. Make choices. Write documentation. Teach folks how to use the software. Write bug reports. All of these are every bit as necessary as the code-jockeying ... . Software without users is like maths without an application, apple pie without cheese, a kiss without a squeeze."
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4MLinux Is So Lightweight It's Anemic


I worked with the all-in-one version of 4MLinux for several days, and I had a very frustrating experience trying to deal with the little distro that could not. The separate mini distros had a few usability issues too. I was disappointed by the minimalistic software inventory. Unless you install them to the hard drive, very few of the included apps actually run.
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Re: Redmond's Anti-Android Patent Trap 3  bw   2010-11-18 05:36:51 
Re: Open Source and the Federal Budget Squeeze, Part 1 3  bw   2010-11-17 12:56:19 
Re: Microsoft's Smear Campaign Against OpenOffice.org 5  madjr   2010-11-17 11:05:15 
Re: The Corporate Hoax on Linux Revisited, or I Said It Once... 9  bw   2010-11-17 08:05:27 
Re: Deep Thoughts on Being a Geek 2  X-Nc   2010-11-14 21:59:34 
Re: Google Soups Up Apache With New Speed Module 2  douglasm   2010-11-07 07:09:08 
Re: 3 Media Conversion Apps That Will Make You a True Believer 2  syle   2010-11-03 17:11:44 
Re: GIMP Is One Agile Photo Tool 2  hairyfeet   2010-10-30 18:13:21 
Re: OpenOffice Council Shows LibreOffice Fans the Door 3  pogson   2010-10-28 04:43:39 
Re: Caught on Video: 2 Tools for Linux Screen-Session Recording 2  cherax   2010-10-27 11:58:35 
Re: The Gingerbread Man Cometh 2  Adler   2010-10-26 19:54:12 
Re: The Many Ways of Capturing the Moment With Linux 2  ironhelixx   2010-10-21 09:27:28 
Re: Linux's Brilliant Business Career 3  pogson   2010-10-19 14:57:16 
Re: OpenERP Solves Open Source's Vexing Problem: Making Money 2  johnfandl   2010-10-19 06:06:05 
Re: Maybe Linux Should Cost Something 3  hughieg3211   2010-10-18 13:54:27 
Re: The Trouble With GUIs 4  hairyfeet   2010-10-16 21:35:09 
Re: Verizon to Peddle Android Apps 2  infostretch_mobile   2010-10-14 15:45:35 
Re: Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat Pokes Its Head Out 2  drone112358   2010-10-12 06:25:52 
Re: The Sheer Hypocrisy of Redmond's Stab at Internet Health 4  Kagehi   2010-10-11 14:16:17 
Re: Penguins Old, Penguins New, Penguins Battered and Penguins Blue 8  einhverfr   2010-10-10 16:56:16 

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