So what is this "GNUvernment" thing anyway?

Submitted by admin on Wed, 11/17/2004 - 16:34

I first heard the term "GNUvernment" from William Waits. In fact, if you look it up on Google you'll find this. Let's keep this discussion going...

One thing is for sure, the roots of the word "gnuvernment" are "GNU" and "government". Each of these evokes a series of founding principles which, in turn, shape and are shaped by our societies' and their increasing use and dependence on technology.

Bootable Knoppix thumbdrives... It's just a matter of time.

Submitted by admin on Mon, 11/15/2004 - 18:01

Boot-from-CD linux distributions and USB memory sticks ("thumbdrives") are a powerful combination. They have already made possible a whole range of applications that could only be imagined before. The next step is for all the software on the CDs to be incorporated into bootable thumbdrives and for these devices to be preconfigured to interface with a series of secure web-based services.


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