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|Story||Developer survey: HTML5 gaining, Windows slipping||Roy Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 7:31pm|
|Story||KDE Tops Desktop Poll||Roy Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 6:38pm|
|Story||FIRST LOOK: HP takes giant leap in server design||Roy Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 6:31pm|
|Story||Today in Techrights||Roy Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 5:44pm|
|Story||Find the best desktop Linux distributions for new users||Rianne Schestowitz||1||12/02/2014 - 12:14pm|
|Story||Gedit 3.11.3 Text Editor for GNOME Improves the New Interface||Rianne Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 6:21am|
|Story||LibreOffice 4.1.5, Linux for Students, and the Weirdest Places||Rianne Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 6:13am|
|Story||Linux On Macs||Rianne Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 4:22am|
|Story||Debian init decision further isolates Ubuntu||Rianne Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 3:12am|
|Story||GNOME’s Web Browser Introduces a New History Window||Rianne Schestowitz||12/02/2014 - 2:40am|
computerworlduk.com: I've often lamented how few schools in the UK use free software, and how difficult it is to break the lock that Microsoft has on the entire educational system. The pathetic state here is highlighted by contrast with Russia, which is making amazing strides in rolling out open source to schools.
computingtech.blogspot: In recent years Linux has emerged as a powerful and innovative UNIX work-alike. Using the Internet, today’s skilled programmers submit additions and improvements to the operating system to Linus Torvalds, GNU, or one of the other authors of Linux.
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: DO you remember After Eight mints? When Linux Mint 5 Fluxbox CE appeared on the Distrowatch new releases list I experienced the same sense of excitement and anticipation that little boy felt on a cold Lancastrian Christmas morning, way back in the mists of time.
arstechnica.com: OpenSUSE 11.1 beta 3 offers some nice improvements and comes with the latest versions of popular open source software programs.
education.zdnet: As you probably remember, an increasingly kludgy Vista Home Premium install finally irritated us enough that I installed OpenSUSE. The install went fine, but without a lot of fiddling, the Broadcom wireless card just wasn’t going to do its thing. Then I couldn’t resist pulling out the Ubuntu CD.
ostatic.com: Envizions Computer Entertainment announced recently that the Linux-based EVO gaming console will be available for sale November 18. If anything, this release will heat up the "Linux isn't an operating system for gaming" chorus.
benkevan.com: As you may have read, openSUSE 11.1 was realeased and was shipped with KDE 4.1.2. My installation was simple, I actually did a sudo zypper dup From openSUSE 11.0. I ran it a few times, and after a while all was updated.
ostatic.com: A common lament from home videographers is that Linux lacks video editors. It's not exactly true. There's another alternative for those needing a basic video editor. Open Movie Editor seems plain compared to Kino, but works with more file formats (with fewer hassles).
redmonk.com: So Tim is sold on Drizzle. Well, to paraphrase Shrek, “join the club, we’ve got jackets.” For a while now, I’ve been keeping tabs on the progress of the MySQL fork, because it could be argued that it’s the most interesting - and important - project going.
tectonic.co.za: The Ubuntu team has decided that instead of OpenOffice.org 3.0, released last week, the default version of the office suite in the Ubuntu 8.10 release will be OpenOffice.org 2.4.1. It’s not a decision that many Ubuntu fans are happy with.
- KOffice 2.0 Beta 2 Released
- Qt Gets Prettied Up
- First look: Mozilla's mobile Fennec browser
- Bill Gates founds a new tech company
- Pidgin 2.5.1 (GNOME)
- Open Source to the Rescue
- Support the Free Software Foundation’s high-priority list campaign
- On Opera patch day, a new zero-day flaw
- Hands on: Toshiba NB100 netbook review
- Van Dam Iron Works vacillates between Linux and Windows
- Memory issues: Firefox 3.0.2 and Mandriva 2008.1
- Screencast: gnome-do v0.5 for Fedora 10
- Open Source Gets Into Wall St. Back Office
- SilverStone Sugo SG04 (pc case)
- Open shop on GNOME 3.0 planning
- Straightening Out Some Silly Stuff Being Written About Apple v. Psystar
- Hands-on Hadoop for cluster computing
- How to Convert .FLAC to .MP3 In Ubuntu
- Awesome-menu in Awesome Window Manager
- Multiple keyboard layouts in XFCE... and outside it
- Performance tuning with System Control (sysctl) in Ubuntu
- Adjust the fan speed on you NVida graphics card
- Using bootchart to capture your boot process openSUSE 11
- HOWTO : Penguinzilla (DRBL) on Ubuntu 8.04.1
- Kubuntu Intrepid Dual Monitor Blinking
- Changing Default OS On Dual-Boot System (Ubuntu)
fsf.org/blogs: Software companies like Microsoft often refer to copying they don't approve of as "piracy." They suggest that such copying is ethically equivalent to murder and robbery. Even these far-fetched analogies are not enough for Microsoft, who in their press release yesterday updated the comparison to draw a connection between such copying and organized crime.
Jim Zemlin: Today the Linux Foundation issued a report looking at the value of the Linux platform in terms of code. Although it wasn’t specifically covered in this paper it is also worth applying the economics of Linux to one of the fastest growing segments of technology; mobile devices, consumer electronics and low cost netbooks. This is the future of Linux.
quicktweaks.com: Canonical, the distributor of Ubuntu OS, is often blamed for not listening the community such as ignoring the request for changing/improving default appearance. But not this time. Ever since they launched brainstorm.ubuntu.com, they have been very responsive about what the Ubuntu fans want. As a result of this Intrepid Ibex, which is due to release on 30th of this month, will be packed with two very useful system tools.
hehe2.net: Google has changed our lives permanently, no one can deny it. The amount of innovation it brings to the table is almost dizzying. Here you will find some great apps and tools that will generally improve your experience on your preferred Linux desktop.
zdnet.com.au: The website of Australia's annual Linux conference has become temporarily inaccessible scant months before the event because of policy confusion over whether or not it is allowed to use its long-standing domain name.
linuxdevices.com: A Chinese vendor of microprocessors and computer systems will reportedly soon ship a low-cost "netbook" with an 8.9-inch display, Debian Linux-based software, and a Chinese-made processor.
tombuntu.com: The clipboard system in Linux (X11 to be more specific) recives complaints from users who expect it to work differently when applications are closed. The problem is that when content is copied from an application and the application is closed, the clipboard item will be cleared. I ran into this problem recently.