OK

These diaries are the most Recommended for all time for this tag:
Or, a look at what I've been working on for the site. It's been three months or so in the making, but today I've finally finished moving the site to its new hardware. Many of the major and minor ...
by ct
Comment Count 706 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2008 at 02:54 PM PDT with 376 Recommends
Israeli firm Komodia is the firm that developed the "technology" to intercept SSL (that is, https) connexions that Lenovo leveraged in its Superfish software. As of this writing, Komodia is under a ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 83 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 02:00 AM PST with 120 Recommends
So I'm sure you've heard the word Linux floating around at some point. Maybe you've heard that it's another operating system like Mac or Windows, but you never really bothered to learn more. Perhaps ...
by vertexoflife
Comment Count 173 comments on Sun May 25, 2008 at 07:01 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Before getting to tonight's topic: "Computer safety for seniors (and others)" a couple of thoughts. First, thanks to everybody that participated in Sunday's Senior Linux v .001 diary. I'm very ...
by jabney
Comment Count 100 comments on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 05:15 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
I've worked on and written a lot about the Open Source movement, and how collaborative, online and open movements have transformed our politics—and our country—over the past decade. ...
by Joe Trippi
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2008 at 07:59 AM PST with 41 Recommends
There have been innovative alternatives emerging in cyberspace over the last couple decades to challenge the traditional models of selling people “stuff” (in this case hardware and software) to ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 07:46 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Bill Gates and Microsoft have dominated the computer operating system almost from the outset of personal computing with the 'Windows OS' brand. (henceforth WOS) It is a situation which causes danger ...
by Clive all hat no horse Rodeo
Comment Count 257 comments on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 06:43 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Time to get it. It's not about 'Is Linux ready for the desktop?', or even switching to open source software , be it Linux, *BSD, Solaris, etc.; it's ...
by fareast
Comment Count 193 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2007 at 01:30 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
When you have to resort to threatening to sue potential customers, you know that you are trapped in a failed business model. Witness the attempts by the RIAA, MPAA, Microsoft and the rest.
by fareast
Comment Count 98 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2007 at 05:45 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
H/T to Omir the Storyteller for this idea, I think it's a great one. Now I need your help. The idea that Omir had was to ...
by Surly Cracker
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 05:58 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Time to hang up my Open Source spurs. The battle is over, and Linux has won. Back when I started this series (early April of this year), things ...
by fareast
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2007 at 06:05 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Took a look around the local electronics shop, and was struck by the low prices of laptop computers, many of them going for little more than five hundred dollars new. All of them were set up ...
by fareast
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2007 at 05:20 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Consider this a brief introduction to Linux. What exactly is Linux? Well, it's the F/OSS (free/open source software) alternative to both Windows and Mac OS X. Free as in beer, open source ...
by fareast
Comment Count 169 comments on Sun Apr 08, 2007 at 12:09 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
This is my story, and I'm sticking with it. My grandson honoured me with a brief visit today. It is spring break, and I remember what it is like to have better things to do. It was a perfect time ...
by foucaultspendulum
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 07:04 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Oakland has been paying big bucks to SAIC (...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 07:16 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Computer safety for seniors (and others) - [virtual] - Friendly Fire Edition The surest strategy for avoiding automobile accidents is to stay home. Never drive a car, never ride in a car, never ...
by jabney
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 05:15 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
This diary isn't merely a statement against candidate diaries. There are a number of legitimate reasons to discuss the use of Open Source software in a political community like dKos. Open Source ...
by YatPundit
Comment Count 71 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2008 at 06:57 PM PST with 22 Recommends
One of the most frequent responses I get when trying to introduce Linux to friends and acquaintances is: 'Yeah, I should learn Linux'. I try to clear up the confusion by telling ...
by fareast
Comment Count 114 comments on Sat Apr 21, 2007 at 12:54 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
In a comment in another diary, I posted: I've founded a new dkos group that may prove useful...to people concerned about computer safety. It's called "Senior Linux." The primary goal, if the group ...
by jabney
Comment Count 86 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 05:44 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Stories in Wired and Geeko Systems are relating how computer malware has been found on the systems that control the Pentagon's Reaper and Predator drone fleet. A keylogger exploit was found on the ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 10:11 AM PDT with 20 Recommends