LinuxCon (Open Source Summit) North America comes to Los Angeles

Linux Foundation #OSSummit North America[/caption]Mark September 11-14, 2017 on your calendar. Linux Foundation is offering diversity scholarships for the full cost of attending this year’s LinuxCon/Open Source Summit North America. Included is a Diversity Empowerment Summit designed to help promote and facilitate an increase in diversity, inclusion, empowerment and social innovation in the open source […]

Apt-get? Yum? Synaptic? … What?!?

Package management. Every Linux distro has one, or more, ways to update and/or install software. These one, or more, ways are grouped under the “package management” subsystems in Linux. From Wikipedia: A package manager or package management system is a collection of software tools that automates the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing computer […]

Teach girls bravery, not perfection

Thought provoking and enpowering. Amazing 12 minutes spent with passionate Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code We’re raising our girls to be perfect, and we’re raising our boys to be brave, says Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code. Saujani has taken up the charge to socialize young girls to take risks and […]

SCaLE14x – Day 1

Not bad for the first day of the 14th Southern California Linux Expo, or SCaLE14x. Jill discusses her vintage (and working!) Digital Equipment Corp (DEC)  Alpha 64 bit, dual 500 mhz per dual core machine with the Mad Dog himself, Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall. Left to right, Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall, Sharon Lake, Betty Chung, Jill Bryant […]