This post is inspired by the game Thea: The Awakening. No, Eerie Linux has not mutated into a games blog. Yes, I will give a short description of the game. But what this post is really about is some thoughts about software development in the past, today and what could be a more open future. … Continue reading Thea: The gain of giving away for free
The title of this post really suggested itself. I'm not writing about shell shock's technical details; people who care have surely read about it more than enough by now. The funny thing is that I had in fact already decided to write this month's blog post about shells before the shell shock happened! For quite … Continue reading Shocked by the shell
Alright. I never expected to write about anything remotely "political" on my blog... It's about technical things, right? Ok, ok, free software is "political" all by itself. Kind of. But that's about it. While at times I'm really sick of what happens on the world, that doesn't fit well on a blog about computer topics. … Continue reading Craven New World – or how to ruin the net
Today it's exactly once year since I've made my first post here. One whole year has passed on this project and it's time again to look back. If EERIE was a human child, it'd still be wearing diapers but would also have grown quite a bit and learned enough to make the parents proud! Where … Continue reading EERIE’s first birthday!
The 'i' and last 'e' in Eerie stand for internet experiment. Yes, "eerie" as a project has several faces. It's primarily about the creation of a new light-weight distribution (which alone involves a lot of things to consider - and to write about ;)). But to be honest, I had never blogged before nor did … Continue reading Eerie’s ‘i’ and last ‘e’ – how does the net work?