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    G-AVLN in front of her home

    Mostly Unix and Linux topics. But flying might get a mention too.

    Saturday, August 18, 2007

    How much do people pay for Windows software?

    There is a discussion brewing in our local LUG, to do with almost philosophical aspect of software theft.
    The basis for the thread lie in one of the most interesting articles on the subject I have ever read:

    As many before, it explores moral aspects of using "second hand" software, but less usually, it attempts to analise the implication of cracked software on the industry itself and how, ironically, the effectively free windows software distorts the balance of marketing power between windows, mac OS and linux.

    Keyboard layout in Solaris 10

    If there is a way of setting UK keyboard during Solaris 10 installation - I don't know it! However, the /boot/solaris/bootenv.rc has a directive for that - just change US to UK.

    A reboot, unfortunately is necessary...

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