About the title of this blogThe first title was "Another blog about free software". Later I changed it to "The bright side" as a tribute of Monty Python's "Always look at the bright side of life" (from Brian's Life film). The background philosophy of free software and its communities also make me feel these good vibrations coming from the bright side of life.
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- New comment by larjona September 15, 2017@tuttle gracias por elegir Debian!
- New comment by larjona September 15, 2017@6gain I've always thought opposite: people thinks webdev more "suitable" for women because it includes design, and sysop/net/bd "for men"
- New comment by larjona September 15, 2017@6gain hello, I've had two females web developers as colleagues and they called themselves like that, and people call them like that, too.
- New comment by larjona September 9, 2017@tuttle ¿qué Debian? En portátiles nuevos quizá testing te de mejor resultado: núcleo linux más nuevo...
- New note by larjona June 29, 2017If you want to learn the questions prior to start the survey, have a look at http://barcomb.org/survey.pdf
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- Contributing to libre software
- Creative Commons
- data mining
- Developer motivations
- Development tools
- Economic Aspects
- FaiF SaaS
- Free Cultural Works
- Free culture
- Free Software
- Free Software Foundation
- libre software
- Libre software for Windows
- Moving into free software
- Project Management
- social networks
My git repoHere you can find the documents that I wrote about libre software. Most of them are final reports for the subjects of Master of Libre Software at URJC Link to Gitorious mswl-larjona-docs repository
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TL;DR I don’t know much about fonts, I just use the stock ones that come with my system. From time to time I have issues with docs that others create, and use other fonts. This post is about my plans … Continue reading
My blog is included now in Planet Debian, so this post is to say hello 🙂 And what can be better to explain who I am, that saying that I am a Debian Contributor? What does “Debian Contributor” mean? There … Continue reading
Happy 2013 everybody!! Well it seems I’m not a University student anymore… Last June I finished my master on libre software and I decide to give a break on ‘official’ studies for now, but keep on reading, studying, researching and … Continue reading
Git is a distributed control version system, and it is widely used for maintaining source code in libre software projects. Git can track changes to any text file (not only source code), so may be used also to maintain text-based … Continue reading
Linux kernel is 20 years old. Congratulations to all the people contributing to this amazing part of the libre software history. In this mini-post I will introduce a talk given by Linus Torvalds on September 2001 (wow) about the origins … Continue reading
I found this article from Builderau.com, a site dedicated to software development in Australia, and although it is a bit old (2005), I think the tips given on it explain well how a small business around libre software can be … Continue reading
Thanks to the subject Economic Aspects of the Master on Libre Software that I am attending at URJC, and also to several readings and videos, I am beginning to understand how it works the economic world around libre software, and … Continue reading
When someone begins to learn about the existence of libre software and discovers that nowadays many successful projects are driven by companies, new questions arise: How open source software business can be economically sustainable? Which are the motivations of companies … Continue reading