Category Archives: Non-technical

Extra Disk Space on Linux – For Free! :-)

Today, I held a class on file systems, during which I demonstrated how to create a mountable image file on Linux. After mounting the image, my students and I somehow got to wonder what would happen, if you copied or … Continue reading

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Why Linux DOES NOT Suck

By Andre M. Maier On October 5, 1991, Linus Torvalds officially published the first version of his homemade Linux kernel. Today, 24 years later, a large number of IT professionals agree that best of Linux is yet to come. I … Continue reading

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Privacy on the Internet? (non-technical)

Last week I had a lengthy discussion with a friend about privacy issues pertaining to social networks on the Internet. Privacy and social networks? The longer I think about it, the more I believe that our society must be sick … Continue reading

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