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: My 2016 Writing Project Reaches 40 Articles

: New video - "Too Many Men on the Ice"

: Skating on The Rideau Canal

: My 2016 Writing Project Reaches 30 Articles

: More Skiing

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Firefox 44.0

: My 2016 Writing Project Reaches 20 Articles

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with ClamWin 0.99, KeePass 1.30 & Thunderbird 38.5.1

: Meetup Skiing in the New Year

: My 2016 Writing Project Reaches 10 Articles

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Firefox 43.0.4

: New Trends In The Canadian Private Fleet During 2015, COPA Flight 8 Blog

: Suddenly winter!

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Firefox 43.0.3

: Boxing Day Biking with the Ottawa Social Meetup Group

: I have posted the patterns for my free software envelopes for everyone to use

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Firefox 43.0.2

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Firefox 43.0.1 & LibreOffice 5.0.4

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Firefox 43.0 & Stellarium 0.14.1

: Updated: Upgrading to Lubuntu 15.10 on the Ubuntu Diaries Part III

: Hiking to Shilly Shally

: Skating with the Ottawa Social Meetup Group

: More Biking with the Ottawa Social Meetup Group

: Biking with the Ottawa Social Meetup Group

: Skating on the Rink of Dreams

: New video - Skating on the Rink of Dreams

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches My Goal of 365 Articles

: Updated - The Epiphany 3.16.3 Web Browser on the Ubuntu Diaries Part III

: Book Review: Canadian Women in the Sky, on the COPA Flight 8 Blog

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 360 Articles

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with GIMP 2.8.16, LibreOffice 5.0.3 & Thunderbird 38.4.0

: Updated - Review of the Midori 0.5.11 web browser on the Ubuntu Diaries Part III

: The Epiphany 3.16.3 Web Browser on the Ubuntu Diaries Part III



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Social Networking

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I am on Diaspora, the free, disbursed social network that is community run on free software, advertising free and you own your data.

Diaspora runs on many different pods, all networked together. Find a pod, sign up and join me!



Linux

Lenny, the Lubuntu mascot

Since I have been using Linux-based computer operating systems and you could be too, for free!

Right now I am using the Lubuntu operating system. Linux is free, very stable, has tens of thousands of free applications to do everything you need and doesn't run Windows viruses or spyware. It is perfect for me. If you want to read about my experiences switching from Windows to Linux, have a look at The Ubuntu Diaries Part I, Part II and Part III. I also supply Linux DVDs.

These two websites have some very useful background for people new to Linux:

For information on free and open source software for Windows have a look at the Windows Open Source/ Freeware Project. I also have a Best of Free Windows Software DVD for users on dial-up who can't download huge files themselves.

For a list of recommended free software for all operating systems see the Free Software List.


Worthwhile free software that I currently use