Category Archives: Windows

Fedora for Friends

A friend, who works in a local cafe, has been having major problems with an Acer laptop running Windows. The description of the problems was, unsurprisingly something to the effect of “It seems to have been infected by dozens of … Continue reading

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Short summary and photos: Athens Digital Week 2008

I just came back from “Athens Digital Week 2008” and finished uploading some of the pictures I took while in Athens: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/athensdigitalweek The talks at “Technopolis” were amazing. There were people coming and going all the time; I am very … Continue reading

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HP3I: or “HP’s Insanely Idiotic Installers”

After my Canon i320 printer died earlier this week, I purchased a new HP D2460 this afternoon. One of the computers which has to use this printer is a Windows machine, which is mostly used by the people who stubbornly … Continue reading

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Sneakiness in the non-free software world

A recent microsoft-watch article describes a sneaky, under the table update which was installed without any sort of notice or warning to some computers running Microsoft Windows.

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Software Piracy and What the BSA Wants You To Believe

The online version of Financial Kathimerini includes on May 23 2006 an article that is roughly translated to English below: Greece first in software piracy in EU, with a percentage of 64% in 2005

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Do You Windows?

It’s interesting how many posts on Bruce Schneier’s blog can be applied to the sorry state Microsoft Windows has been since day zero.

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