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[] FSF Richard Stallman reports Spying Ubuntu; Canonical getting offensive

Posted in AbhishekKr, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on December 11, 2012 by abhishekkr [10/Dec/2012]

One of the most (the most for some years) popular Debian-based Linux Distro, Ubuntu has been found to be using a user behavior analyzing feature to serve more user need accurate advertisements.

RSM did compared it to a proprietary malware product doing user surveillance for self-profit. As in selling out there users for money which trusted the software because of it’s promotion by various OpenSource promoters and users (at least me and people I know) tried/use it  under the pretenses of it being on the guidelines of Free Software.


There have been a reply to it by few people, one being from Jon Bacon (some Ubuntu Community Manager) which came to my notice from HackerNews Top List.

He calls RSM being Childish on his stand…..

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[tak.walk] Project::Inception.include? Infrastructure[‘base_architecture’]

Posted in AbhishekKr, Blogroll with tags , , , , , , on September 1, 2012 by abhishekkr [11/Aug/2012]

requirements change…..

Requirements are supposed to change, else there will be no market.

But when you are involved with the client to formulate the Project which has to be ‘developed and released’, you try to cover all the important specs related to ‘development and release’.

In this era, mostly people can be seen to opt for IaaS, PaaS solutions for their production release (and for development depending on budget).
There are lots of Organizations, who have had their own SysAdmin Team for years for years and have more faith on them for cheaper, better, secure, and/or conrolled environment.
Then there are also projects that need to be on internal organizational networks due to some internal boxe-d service or company policies.

Either way, initially there can be two situations. They will have an idea about where they want it implemented, or not.

If they decide, you know better. It’s better.


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