GNU and Linux: It's Not Just About Attribution But Also Philosophyview story

http://www.linuxadvocates.com – What the argument over the names often boils down to is philosophy, not just attribution or credit. GNU was created with software freedom in mind. Linux, in its genesis, was proprietary until it adopted the GNU GPL licence and then became mainstream. (Software)

Jeremy Allison on why Samba switched to GNU GPLv3view story

http://www.fsf.org – Jeremy Allison is a long-time free software advocate and a lead developer of Samba. He has given a talk on why Samba chose the GNU GPL version 3 on several occasions, and we wanted to highlight that talk again as part of our series. (Software)

How To Install Clearcase 7.1.1 on CentOS 5.8view story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – First of all, if you're going to have to use source control, get something FOSS - like git, or subversion, or mercurial, etc. (HowTos)

Fun with Bash Double Brackets, Regular Expressions, Case Matching, and Digitsview story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – After some quick searching and not finding the answer, I decided to write this up for my own reference.My original inquiry was how do I form a double-bracketed if branch statement, using "=~" to check a variable against a regular expression for upper OR lower case of a specific search string in bash. After some working it out, I think I got it. (HowTos)

How To: Update Your Ubuntu GNU/Linux sources.list the Geeky Wayview story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – Here's my geeky tip for updating your /etc/apt/sources.list on Ubuntu GNU/Linux.This tip is especially useful around April/October when the new Ubuntu releases are freed into the wild and the main servers are very busy.I know what you're saying: This can easily be done from the  Ubuntu Software Center via the edit > sources menu. (HowTos)

How To Use xargs To grep (or rm) a Million Filesview story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – Sometimes even when a tidbit of technology one is studying is already very well documented, one still seeks to test it out for oneself to get a solid sense of the true behaviour of the subject. (HowTos)

Ubuntu 12.04 GNU/Linux + HP 8100 or Ricoh Aficio MP 3500 = Printing Successview story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – Here's a quick write-up on my real-life experience with adding the HP LaserJet and Ricoh Aficio MP 3500 as printers in Ubuntu GNU/Linux.I chose to make a note of this simple task because I was tripped up by it at first. The problem? The default setting caused nothing but garbage at the printer. (HowTos)

Simple Bash Script to Reverse Your Name and Output itview story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – Just a quick script to reverse some input, using Bash and the FOSS "rev" program. It's amazing how easy it is to manipulate things with Bash. I love it!#!/bin/bash #Simple script to reverse an input nameecho "Enter your name";read 'myname' echo "Your name spelled backwards is: $( echo $myname | rev )" exit 0 That's all there is to it!Amazing eh? (HowTos)

Simple Bash Script to Remove Clearcase Views (experimental)view story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – So I just wanted to take a minute to say how awesome GNU Bash is, and that you can do a great many things with it. One of those things you can do is run commands from the cross-platform-compatible(mostly) IBM Rational Clearcase cleartool.Since I was working on cleaning up some old user views, I thought I'd just make a quick writeup on a script for helping with this task. (HowTos)

How to install FreeNX on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolinview story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you that I am a vocal (and perhaps tireless) advocate of FOSS/GNU/Linux. I loves me some FOSS and GNU/Linux and I really like to help others with it as well!So after writing my post: How to install NX Free Edition on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, I will follow it up with a story about FOSS. (HowTos)