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|Story||2013 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Winners||Roy Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 7:55pm|
|Story||The state of Firefox OS – a report from FOSDEM||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 7:46pm|
|Story||MOTA smartwatch goes on sale for $50 at Groupon||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 9:15am|
|Story||Make money and have fun in open source||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 9:04am|
|Story||Samsung may announce Galaxy S5 at MWC||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 8:50am|
|Story||Cambodia Is Rapidly Freeing Itself From Wintel||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 8:44am|
|Story||Berlin: IT centralisation thwarts open source||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 8:31am|
|Story||LibreOffice 4.2 Office Suite Boasts New Features, Performance Boost||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 3:47am|
|Story||ROSA Desktop Fresh R2 GNOME review||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 3:35am|
|Story||Firefox Set to Get a New Look, Better Sync||Rianne Schestowitz||04/02/2014 - 1:31am|
raiden.net: When it comes to development styles, it has been said time and again that BSD uses the Cathedral model of development, and Linux uses the Bazaar. But that's incorrect.
bmighty.com/blog: Many netbook computer buyers are still reluctant to "take a chance" on Linux rather than Windows XP. But which operating system is really the riskier choice for a netbook buyer?
computerworld.com.au: The Flying Kangaroo will soon become the Flying Penguin as Qantas embraces Linux-powered Inflight Entertainment systems from Panasonic.
heise-online.co.uk: Almost in parallel with the release of Linux 2.6.27 at the end of last week, the maintainers of the Linux stable series have also released two new kernels, 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206. Both kernels offer a number of minor corrections and improvements over the two previous series 2.6.x kernel versions.
thevarguy.com: It’s one small step for Dell and consumer Linux — and one giant leap for Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux efforts. Specifically, Dell is spending advertising dollars to promote PCs with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled.
celettu.wordpress: The end of the year traditionally is a very busy time for distribution lovers… Only major release so far has been Mandriva 2009. Let’s see if its place in the spotlight is deserved.
blogs.computerworld: Some of my Linux-savvy friends and I have been hashing out what the best Linux desktop would be for a SMB (small to medium sized business). Out of that conversation Ken Hess and Jason Perlow sees Ubuntu as the best Linux desktop. Ah... I disagree.
- Mozilla launches video accessibility drive
- Finer session restore for Firefox 3.1
- FireFox for Mobile: first screenshots
mirabilis.ca: This is a review of my new Dell Linux laptop, an Inspiron 1525. I am not a Windows user, and I’m tired of paying for Windows when I buy a new computer.
blogs.sun.com: At the 8th birthday of OpenOffice.org the release of OOo 3.0 is done. For all of you, who wants to have a deeper look into the release here are the statistics of OOo 3.0.
- Will open source ruin the economy?
- Credit crunch moves business to adopt open source
- Open Source: Make It Work, Yahoo!
- Value, value and values in an open source world
- Open source is not a business model
- Economics of open source remains an academic challenge
- Does the credit crunch represent a silver lining for open source?
blog.internetnews: There is a big Linux event in NYC today and tomorrow - but I won't be there. The Linux Foundation has decided to keep the End User Collaboration event as a closed event without press.
australianit.news.com: NSW secondary school students could be issued with $56 million worth of Linux-based laptops as part of Kevin Rudd's digital education revolution.
news.zdnet: The next major release of Opera for the desktop will be 'prettier' than the current version of the browser, claims the company.
ostatic.com: The Audacity audio editor is a great program. Take that as you will: It's truly functional software. It's a great illustration of the power and versatility of open source. Audacity has been an active project for some time.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Yesterday I was just roaming around the “interwebz” when I came across a poll asking which US presidential candidate is most likely to support open source. This intrigued me. I decided to do a little bit of research.
beranger.org: Linux is arguably the best alternative to Microsoft Windows, and it should be able to provide with a free or affordable solution for most cases. I applaud and acknowledge the personal achievements of some individuals who have dedicated themselves to the advancement of Linux... with remarkable results.
linuxinsider.com: Linux turned 17 this week, just short of adulthood in most places. However, is it mature enough for the mass market? It's a question often asked on the Linux blogs, but the answers still keep coming: Sure it is; no it isn't; it doesn't matter.
- OpenOffice.org 3.0 is an incremental improvement
- OpenOffice.org 3.0 released: the same #2!
- The LXF Test: OpenOffice.org 3.0
- iTWire's First Look
- OpenOffice.org overwhelmed by demand for version 3.0
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Linux package management cheatsheet, part 3
- News: Mandriva's long errata list, Lenny release delays
- Released last week: Mandriva Linux 2009, Puppy Linux 4.1
- Upcoming releases: openSUSE 11.1 Beta 3
- New additions: iMagic OS
- New distributions: Brasillinux, Zonbu
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