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freesoftwaremagazine.com: I have a number of concerns about a recent article about games [as] the key top Linux adoption. It nearly screams for scrutiny, as a it presents opinions and broad stereotypes as fact, contradicts itself and makes conclusions that have the capacity to hurt, not help the community.
headshotgamer.com: I've previously reviewed Fedora 10 Beta and I liked what I saw, though was a bit jaded by the difficulties in setting up proprietary drivers. Much time has passed and Fedora 10 (final) was released on the 25th of November, 2008 – more than enough time for polish to be added and a hundred or so updates to fix the more obvious bugs.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Arch Linux in review
- News: openSUSE calls for build contributors, Fedora focuses on artwork, Debian runs on Android, Singapore Airlines switches to Red Hat, Ubuntu on restricted software, mini distros, Gentopia
- Released last week: ALT Linux 4.1.1 "Desktop", CrunchBang Linux 8.10.02, FreeNAS 0.69
- Upcoming releases: Pardus Linux 2008.2 RC2
- New additions: PureOS
- New distribution: Amahi, Galinux, Icadyptes, SOAD Linux
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Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
jdeeth.blogspot: For the next couple of Linux Monday posts, I'll be testing out my legacy Microsoft Office files in Open Office, Linux world's main alternative. This is, by necessity, a one-way test.
morgancollett.wordpress: The recent layoffs of almost the entire OLPC software development team have been widely circulated, but not the implications for Sugar. Here’s where the Sugar project stands:
heise-online.co.uk: TechCrunch have shown a working prototype of the CrunchPad running Ubuntu Linux. Last July, Michael Arrington grew tired of waiting for a $200 web tablet and announced that he had decided to work on making such a device a reality.
itwire.com: If Lawrence Crumpton had any inkling about the kind of storm he would face while giving a talk at the Australian national Linux conference in Hobart today, one doubts he would have come along.
seekingalpha.com: I am a big fan of the open source culture. But this BusinessWeek article and similar articles are so full of misleading points that they put open source in a no-win situation.
nathive.org: Nathive 0.813 in out, this release has many internal improvements and the support has been increased to 8 languages.
- Encode/decode 3GPP AMR files
- Stupid Perl Tricks
- Extracting Different File Types
- Join all avi files in one
- How-To: Virtual emails accounts with Postfix and Dovecot
- Using “at” command to schedule jobs in Linux
- How to restrict features of the KDE desktop for users on OpenSuse 11.x
- thinkpad_handler ACPI Script for Lenovo T61 hotkeys
- Using the builtin GPS in a Thinkpad X200 under Linux
- Mandriva 2009.0 Sucks (To say nothing of Fedora 10.0)
- Countdown Banner selection for KDE 4.2
- LCA2009: Getting FOSS developers and companies to play nicely
- Kdenlive - Free opensource video editor in openSUSE
- You Got Your WindowMaker In My Peanut Butter
- Enterprise Linux? Not so fast.
- And now openSUSE
- Gentoo Newsletter - An Alternative Solution
techworld.com.au: Enterprise networks now have an alternative choice to Microsoft Active Directory (AD) servers, with the open source Samba project aiming for feature parity with the forthcoming release of version 4.
linuxinsider.com: Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, has learned the tough lessons of management. Just six months after taking the COO job at Delta Air Lines, he had to guide the company through bankruptcy and earned a reputation as a turnaround expert.
nydailynews.com (AP): Actor Bob May, best known for playing the robot on TV's "Lost in Space," has died. He was 69.
irrisorie.thetorturegarden: I’m primarily a Linux user, but the main reason I ended up with Ubuntu on the desktop was primarily due to wireless support. However it occurred to me that the more popular a distribution gets the more popular still it’s bound to become.
blog.solnic.eu: About a month ago I installed Gentoo Linux on my MacBook Pro and I just want to show you some screenshots of a just released KDE 4.2 RC that is totally amazing…
Also: KDE 4.2 Beta on openSUSE 11.1
ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #125 for the week of January 11th- January 17th, 2009 is now available. In this Issue: Jaunty Alpha 3 released, Ubuntu Developer Week, and Fridge Mockups.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Recently I had a situation where a KVM was the cause of Xorg not being able to read the correct modes from my monitor. It took me a while to figure out what was going on, but in the process I discovered something about the most recent Xorg that is both exciting and disturbing at the same time.
ldjackson.net: As of December 25, 2008 it has been a year since I first installed a Linux distro on my home computer. With the help of my brother, I installed Debian based sidux and I have to say, I have been very pleased with the results. I thought I would share a few of my thoughts about my first full year of using Linux.
rktoday.blogspot: As a big proponent of the GNU/Linux operating system, I thought I would recommend a few broadcasts you can listen to on the Internet that deal with this great alternative to Microsoft Windows.
bushweed.blogspot: There are tens ( hundreds? ) of thousands of developers dedicating free time to writing fantastic software for Linux, and there is no doubt in my mind that the popularity of the Linux desktop is rapidly increasing. But what is the state of Linux for the average modern developer?