Category Archives: Digitalism

PRISM and the damage done

source: wikipedia “No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.”Article 12 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights PRISM is everywhere. Marc Snowden has Continue Reading →

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Goodbye Google Chrome, welcome Firefox

After having used Google Chrome for quite a long time, I now decided to quit it’s usage wherever possible. That is all the computers I regularly work on and of course my mobile devices. While I had originally been a fellow user of Firefox and its predecessors, I decided to move to Google Chrome mostly Continue Reading →

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When maintainers become small dictators: Fedora drops ddate

Linux distributions tend to promote and support freedom in many ways. Freedom to use the software I like, freedom to change it as I like and even the freedom to sell it amongst many others. And as one of the largest community driven projects around the globe it has a very long tradition being open Continue Reading →

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why fedora rules: they provide the best explanations for updates

Well, I occasionally read the details of updates for packages installed on my fedora 16 box and from time to time they can be quite entertaining. Yet, the update information given to the users for the latest ql2500-firmware package is just too unique to remain hidden within the depths of fedoras update manager. So, here Continue Reading →

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