Tag Archives : FUD


Canonical shaming Intel

Comic: On Intel Reverting Canonical’s XMir Patch

Background from Ars: “Chris Wilson of Intel’s Open Source Technology Center, steward of the xf86-video-intel open source graphics driver for Linux, wrote on Saturday that “We do not condone or support Canonical in the course of action they have chosen, and will not carry XMir patches upstream.” He attributed this statement to “The Management,” but […]


Unity Shopping Lens: Privacy, Security and FUD

In light of the FUD over the Unity Shopping Lens package that has landed in Quantal there were also some legitimate security and privacy concerns surrounding this new innovative feature that I think will be very useful to many Ubuntu Users. I had an opportunity to exchange a e-mail with Mark Shuttleworth late last night […]

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FUD

Sorry, @edbott No FUD or Table Pounding Here

I’ve been closely monitoring the buzz surrounding Secure Boot and recently Computerworld presented a Microsoft Hardware documentthat suggests Microsoft will ensure that Secure Boot mandatory on ARM hardware. A few months back my article presenting some trouble a LoCo member was having with a laptop sparked enough controversy that not only did it hit every […]