Installing Debian Jessie on a PowerBook G4

It all went according to plan apart from once the installation had finished and I restarted the screen went all weird and psychedelic. This is the solution to that problem. Start up the PowerBook from your installation CD by holding down C after the chime. At the boot: prompt type rescue. You now need to go through […]

The subtle stories behind piracy

Dave Gutteridge just wrote a rather nerdy, rambling but interesting article called Windows Is Free in which he explains that the choice between Linux and Windows is effectively a choice between two free products because of the ubiquity and wide acceptance of software piracy. Since this effect works to preserve Microsoft’s domination of the Operating […]