Monthly Archive: January 2015

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The Libre Laptop

Great News! Now we can have complete freedom. From just £358, you can purchase the Libreboot X200 laptop, which has had all of its propriety firmware and BIOS replaced with a free/libre alternative called Libreboot by Gluglug.

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My Raspberry Pi Project

I’ve had my Raspberry Pi now for a few weeks, so I thought it was about time I started my first project. As a regular user of cloud storage, I have concerns over privacy and I also do not want to become dependant on any one provider, so to try and solve these two issues, I thought that setting up my own cloud server. Configuring ownCloud would be the perfect challenge.

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Web Design with FOSS

GNU / Linux is a great development platform. Whether you’re writing code for applications, games, mobile or the web, all the tools you’ll need are at your fingertips. I’ve been using Linux for the last 5 months now to run my web design business and every job I need to accomplish has been completed using free and open source software.

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A Look Ahead to 2015

With us now well into the new year, I thought it was time to take a look at the year ahead and explore what might be coming our way in 2015. 2014 ended well, with new versions of all the major distributions (Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora) coming in the last few months…