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|Story||KDE Ships 4.13 Beta 3||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 8:56pm|
|Story||ATM operators eye Linux as alternative to Windows XP||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 8:45pm|
|Story||Linux Mint 17 to Be Called “Qiana,” Release Date Announced||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 8:30pm|
|Story||Today in Techrights||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 5:44pm|
|Story||Open Source Apache and Nginx Web Servers Get More Secure||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 11:42am|
|Story||Trying Out The Debian 8.0 Jessie Installer Alpha 1||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 11:36am|
|Story||Android-x86 Just Might Make a Good Linux Desktop Alternative||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 11:22am|
|Story||Trojita 0.4.1, a security update for CVE-2014-2567 / Announcing Geary 0.6.0||Rianne Schestowitz||21/03/2014 - 11:17am|
|Story||KDE 4.13 Makes It Into Kubuntu 14.04 LTS||Rianne Schestowitz||20/03/2014 - 10:53pm|
|Story||Blender 2.70 Release Notes||Rianne Schestowitz||20/03/2014 - 8:49pm|
the-gay-bar.com: I love music. When I moved to Linux I started out with XMMS, a WinAmp Clone, no surprises there, things worked as I was used to. Along came the "Library based" players that offered so much more.
arstechnica.com: Sometimes an idea so simple, so brilliant, so obvious crosses your path and you think, "D'oh! Why didn't I come up with this several decades ago?" This morning, I once again experienced that sense of awe and shame, when fellow staffers Ryan and Clint pointed me to lns.
blogs.techrepublic.com: On October 13 of this year, OpenOffice.org 3.0 was released. This highly anticipated release provides a number of enhancements. Vincent Danen shares some of the best new features.
jdeeth.blogspot: Microsoft dominates three big branches of the computing experience: the operating system, the browser, and the office suite. At the top of the ticket, the operating system race, Microsoft wins in a landslide with about 90 percent. The Mac is at around 8 and Linux is pushing toward 1.
davestechsupport.com/blog: Yesterday while I was browsing Ubuntu Forums I came across a thread posted by someone named EssexJames. He recounts a recent experience with showing his 10 year old son Ubuntu. “Daddy, what’s Brainf**k?” he said.
news.cnet.com: Though SCO still has the option to appeal, a federal district court judge Dale Kimball has now effectively written its death sentence in the form of a somewhat blistering final judgment, as Groklaw reports.
earthweb.com: Any release of a GNU/Linux distribution marks a milestone in a continuous cycle of software development. However, Fedora 10 promises to be a larger milestone than most, both for its development community and users, according to Paul W. Frields, the Fedora leader and chair.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Today I read an article on Slashdot about a software maker concerned that open source software was causing a “race to zero” (as in the price of software). His problem was that his company produced a piece of software worth $5K one year and, because open source developers were creating the same tools and giving it away, the next year the software was worth $0.
linuxlock.blogspot: The computer user and the operating system are melded into one, once he or she sits down at the machine. It is the user that makes an operating system successful or not. If you care to disagree, let's take a look at general public opinion.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature stories: Novell wins and SCO loses, Linux netbooks hit store shelves
- News: Fedora claims 9.5 million users, openSUSE plans for Zypper 2, Gentoo outlines Council activities, sidux celebrates second birthday, Shift Linux changes direction
- Released last week: Mandriva One 2009 "Xfce", Yellow Dog Linux 6.1, PC/OS 2009
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 10, openSUSE 11.1 RC1
- Site news: New DistroWatch Weekly editor announced
- New additions: CrunchBang Linux
- New distributions: SecurPC
- Reader comments
phoronix.com: Over the past few weeks we have been providing several in-depth articles looking at the performance of Ubuntu Linux. In this article, we are now comparing the 64-bit performance of Ubuntu 8.10 against the latest test releases of OpenSolaris 2008.11 and FreeBSD 7.1.
ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #118 for the week of November 16th- November 22nd, 2008 is now available. In This Issue: Jaunty Jackalope Alpha 1 released, The Ubuntu Hall of Fame, and Ubuntu for the Holidays.
- Netbooks + Ubuntu: On fence about form factor; OS solid
- ASUS CEO Says Linux Netbook Returns On Par With Windows
- The Netbook Newbie's Guide to Linux
toolbox.com/blogs: Linux has made some very big improvements over the past few years and I have always said that it is ready for everyone to use, if they can only get out of the proprietary mindset.
linux-mag.com: Steven A. Reisler explains his experience with GNU/Linux, and how he has completely freed his computing environment from proprietary software.
There are many things you can do in Linux and there are many ways to do them. You can have several different programs all able to do the same task and all installed at the same time. So how do you choose which one is the default program?
- Henry Ford Would Have Hated Linux
- In A Tighter Economy, Why Not Open Source In All Government Offices?
- Microsoft vs. Open Source: Differences Explained by the Real World
- Linux Community to Redmond - Do The Right Thing
- My Eee Desktop
- Ubuntu on the Aspire One
- Wallpaper displaying weather of your city
- Clean up your filesystem using FSlint
- How To Convert Fonts To .ttf Format In Ubuntu
- Ubuntu Notifications using libnotify-bin
- Worldwide Mandriva 2009 Install Fest
- Is Ubuntu for you?
- Ubuntu's Impressive Numbers
- The Linux Action Show! Season 9 Episode 9
- Drupal on cover of Information Week
junauza.com: Steve Jobs, Apple's co-founder and CEO, is the genius behind some of the most innovative and influential tech products in history. It's a known fact that Free and Open Source software developers are inspired by the words of Stallman and Torvalds, but I think it won't hurt if they will also reflect on some of these great quotes by Steve Jobs:
makeuseof.com: Frets on Fire is a rhythm game from the likes of Guitar Hero and Rock Band. In short, Frets on Fire is a free, open-source, multi-platform rhythm game.