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|Blog entry||Fedora 17 KDE and GNOME 3 preview||finid||30/05/2012 - 4:26pm|
|Story||Improve Gedit with three Extra Plugins (Part One)||fsmag||30/05/2012 - 10:44am|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 3:40am|
|Story||The Beefy Miracle Offically Served||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 3:36am|
|Blog entry||How to get back that friendly desktop look on Mageia 2 GNOME 3||finid||29/05/2012 - 10:09pm|
|Story||GPL policing to include Linux and Samba||srlinuxx||29/05/2012 - 7:35pm|
|Blog entry||Panel-Docklet: A must-install extension for GNOME 3||finid||29/05/2012 - 10:06am|
|Blog entry||Linux Mint 13 MATE/Cinnamon preview||finid||29/05/2012 - 9:42am|
|Story||Scorecard - Linux Mint 13 and Mageia 2||srlinuxx||29/05/2012 - 12:08am|
|Story||Precision and purpose: Ubuntu 12.04 and the Unity HUD reviewed||srlinuxx||29/05/2012 - 12:05am|
gimp.org: The 3rd annual Libre Graphics Meeting will be held in Wrocław, Poland May 8 - 11. We are trying to raise USD$ 20,000 in the next 16 days before Friday, April 18th in order to support the conference and to help developers with travel and accommodation costs.
news.com: As expected, the ISO on Wednesday announced that Office Open XML (OOXML) has been approved as a standard, marking the end a long and sometimes contentious path.
Also: * OOXML approval only first step in road to adoption
* ODF Alliance Statement on the ISO Vote on OOXML
* ISO/IEC DIS 29500 receives necessary votes for approval as an International Standard
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- Ubuntu’s Shuttleworth blames ISO for OOXML’s win
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- Mozilla Developer News April 1
- Brasero 0.7.x, the trivial speed bug
- PCLinuxOS, April 2008 and The Clash of Leading Linux Titans
- Linux: Too Much of a Good Thing?
- Reiser How-To Wiki: Sleep in a Tiny Car, Convert Hatchback to Bed
PCLinuxOS Magazine, April 2008 (Issue 20) is available to download. Some highlights include: PCLinuxOS...On a Stick, Smart Package Manager and PCLinuxOS, and PCLinuxOS Based Distros.
linuxjournal.com: Extensions have long been written for OpenOffice.org Writer. However, the fact that attention is finally being paid to other applications seems a sign that OpenOffice.org is finally starting to develop an active extension-writing community. A case in point is the recent availability of extensions for Impress.
- Fancy a XP on Your Ubuntu? (XPde)
- Quickzi: How To Set Cron to Run Every 5 Minutes
- Nautilus Tip: Quickly Open Special Locations
- Recording Skype calls in Linux
- Using Bash To Access The Network Via File Descriptors
fsckin.com: For this April Fools’ day, I’ll call Microsoft to help me uninstall Linux. Yes, that’s right. Microsoft would willingly help me uninstall Linux, they even have a Knowledgebase article on it, and all I would need to do is tell them I’m having some problems following the KB article, and they would helpfully guide me through it.
computerworld: A new technique might make it faster to get started with a large application, by giving the kernel advance notice of what are most likely to be the program's commonly used memory pages.
kmandla.wordpress: I’ve been getting a lot of links back to an offhand post I made about three months ago about SliTaz, but I realize now I never really “reviewed” that distro, if you can call these random notes “reviews.”
betanews.com: Of all of the industies deploying Linux and open source software, financial services have been among the earliest adopters. But what do banks and brokerages see in these emerging alternatives besides possibly lower up-front costs?
blog.wired.com: Hans Reiser took the witness stand for the eighth day at his murder trial here Monday and offered innocent explanations over why his wife's blood was discovered at his house, the last place where she was seen alive.
phoronix.com: Gentoo 2008.0 Beta 1 has been released. This is no April Fools' Day joke, it's really here. We have some screenshots up of the Gentoo 2008.0 Beta 1 i686 LiveCD.
marcelgagne.com: After years of trying to convince others, and myself I might add, I've decided that Windows is in fact the superior operating system. Yes, that's right. I'm moving from Linux to Windows.
Over the last few months, the Epiphany development team has been discussing the future of the Gnome web browser. The Epiphany dependency on Gecko creates a number of problems for us.
archlinux.org: Over the past two months, great discussion has passed on the private development list, and we have come to the conclusion that keeping Arch as a primarily English distro is a disservice to our largest user-base. As such, we have decided in majority vote to change the official, primary language of Arch Linux to German.
zdnet.com.au: Government was once the great hope for open source but it will continue to diminish due to a lack of support according to the CIO's of Australia's largest government agencies.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Getting a full KDE desktop up and running will not give you the unexpurgated GNU/Linux experience because of space constraints and the nature of Unionfs. The solution to this is the one that has been around since Unix hackers were in short trousers. Install a different distro.
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- HowTo: Get Disk, Partition And Folder Space Usage
- Installing OpenOffice 2.4 on Ubuntu Gutsy
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- Home Network Security- Part2 SNORT
- Linux Networking 3: network bridge and bump in the wire
- Maximise Linux Memory usage
linuxworld.com: While Linus Torvalds' name is synonymous with the Linux kernel, Al Viro's may be one day, too. Viro has contributed 1,571 changes to the kernel over the past three years.
Paula Rooney: Like it or not, Microsoft’s OOXML – now known as IS 29500 — has received the proper number of votes to become an ISO standard. And the Redmond, Washington company is wasting no time rejoicing the turnaround win.