Matthew Davidson (mjd) tagged gnu

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Matthew Davidson
Sawtell, NSW, Australia
Hypersensitive New Age Guy

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  1. @strypey # users are typically unaware of how much of their painstakingly-acquired [free|nag|ad]ware has equivalent functionality integrated into #/Linux default desktop installs. Once somebody told me they just needed to find a replacement for Nero CD burner and Winamp

    about 12 days ago from web in context
  2. @strypey This one exploits "a flaw in the popular [sic] Magento content management system", not a flaw in # or in # So yes, the potentially dozens of Magento users should be on the alert.

    about 21 days ago from web in context
  3. # I love # # In dial-up days `wget -c [URL]` was essential. Now it's still often easier, and certainly feels more "real", to open a terminal than entrust a web browser with downloading a stock-photo-bloated PDF.

    about 2 months ago from web
  4. @strypey @pettter # became an academic curiosity when Linus released # under the # in 1992. #'s objective is user freedom, not being better than everybody else at everything.

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  5. @strypey So Linus adopted the # shell and compiler before # adopted his kernel. Neither a failure of #, or GNU - just not-reinventing-the-wheel pragmatism from both directions.

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  6. Every few years I'm struck by this: # and # are awesome. Living the last 20 technology-centric years chained to non-free software is just unimaginable. Thank you #, #, #, and other freedom-enhancing acronyms.

    about 7 months ago from web
  7. Every time I sit in front of my computer I feel good knowing the software on it is a result of people being nice to each other. # #

    about 8 months ago from web
  8. @tregeagle Shall we go round and detail his new # with # and # stickers?

    Saturday, 18-Jul-15 18:44:53 AEST from web in context
  9. So tired of this gag. # has had damn near to zero interest in # since # was adopted as the # kernel.

    Wednesday, 22-Apr-15 14:48:23 AEST from web in context
  10. Love the idea of #, but is 5 hours really enough time to adequately delineate, describe, and dissect the pain of # Mailman?

    Thursday, 20-Mar-14 15:39:03 AEDT from web
  11. See, I # that pun would come in handy. # vindicated again!

    Friday, 20-Sep-13 17:08:14 AEST from web at 30°17'24"S 153°5'49"E in context
  12. Happy birthday to #!

    Thursday, 12-Sep-13 07:43:56 AEST from web at 30°17'24"S 153°5'49"E
  13. # just passed the Scrabble ethics test: You can use # grep and /usr/share/dict and win joylessly; would you like to?

    Tuesday, 10-Sep-13 21:59:40 AEST from web at 30°17'24"S 153°5'49"E in context
  14. This is new, and long overdue: #

    Thursday, 29-Aug-13 09:22:35 AEST from web at 30°17'24"S 153°5'49"E
  15. #'s 30th and a "highly anticipated" announcement about the "future direction" of GNU by # Intrigued.

    Wednesday, 28-Aug-13 06:54:23 AEST from web at 30°17'24"S 153°5'49"E in context