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zonker.opensuse.org: If you weren’t in Salt Lake City last week for the Utah Open Source Conference (UTOSC), you missed out big time! UTOSC was one heck of a community show, and it seemed like all who attended had a really good time.
johannesoikarinen.blogspot: Past days have gone by in a search for Linux Live CD that would work from USB memory. The idea is first to test the Linux on USB memory and after which to move the Linux on SDHC memory. The search has proven to be more difficult than expected.
phoronix.com: Fluxbox 1.0 was released in October of 2007, but its first post-1.0 update has now been released. The source to Fluxbox 1.1 has just hit its SourceForge page, but at this time there is no release announcement nor has their project web-site been updated.
technoemperor.blogspot: I have been using ubuntu and vista in my laptop for quite some time now. But I think it's time to try something new. So after all the initial research that I could do, I have decided to try 2 different Linux distro's for the time being.
linux.com: Ubuntu has experienced its share of success, but it's still relatively unknown amongst non-technical people. Many aren't aware that an open source operating system actually exists, and those who are lack the education required to move comfortably from Microsoft Windows to a Linux-based desktop. Ubuntu for Non-Geeks: A Pain-Free, Project-Based, Get-Things-Done Guidebook introduces non-Linux users to the world of Linux and shows them how to be productive in a complete Linux environment.
insidebayarea.com: The two children of computer programmer Hans Reiser have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their father in connection with the murder of their mother, Nina Reiser.
bitburners.com: I have been using the KDE 4.1 since it was published in late July. I have used it with both, nVidia and ATI videocards, so I think I have pretty good overview of KDE 4’s status with the modern hardware. There are many good things about the KDE 4, but there is also a lot of room for improvement.
linux.com: Finnix is a live CD distribution designed to assist system administrators in such tasks as system recovery and network monitoring. Based on Debian testing and Linux kernel 2.6, Finnix helps with filesystem and partition manipulation as well as with data recovery, installation of other operating systems, and boot record repair.
- Google unveils Chrome source code and Linux port
- If Google’s new browser isn’t even available on Linux, why is this great news for Linux
- First look at Google Chrome
- Hands on: Google Chrome review
- Chrome - first impressions
- Hands-On With Chrome: Clean and Crisp, But Needs Extensions
- LIVE, from Google Chrome Demo
- Why I won’t be using Google’s Chrome much
- Intuitive system that guards against irritating crashes
- Google Chrome Memory Usage
- Google Chrome is insanely fast … faster than Firefox 3.0
- Google Chrome: Steal this browser
- Can Google not do evil?
junauza.com: Creating a website has become a lot easier these days, thanks to the more powerful and versatile HTML editors. To those who are using Linux and are seriously considering a career in web development, you can try some of the best Free and Open-source HTML editors that I have here on my list:
tombuntu.com: Tired of finding and downloading packages for games, and having to check for updates youself? Playdeb is a software repository for the games available on GetDeb, who package recent games and applications for Ubuntu. With Playdeb, games are easy to install and will be updated when new versions are available.
itpro.co.uk: Strip mining of open source can be interpreted as the appropriation of free software code for proprietary gain with no intention of feeding code changes back to the community. Open source software developers beware...
workswithu.com: Advertising and marketing agencies have been loyal to the Apple Macintosh for more than two decades. But Yooter InterActive Marketing Agency is breaking from tradition and standardizing on Ubuntu Server Edition and Ubuntu Desktop Edition, Works With U has learned. Here are the details.
- Mozilla delays Firefox 3.1 beta release by three weeks
- Mozilla, Firefox and Google Chrome
- The real reason Google is making Chrome
- Google Chrome: Winners and Losers
- Why Google Chrome Really Matters
- 11 Reasons Why Firefox Should Really, Really Be Afraid of Google's Chrome
- about:mozilla - Ubiquity, Fennec, Shredder, Firefox logo, Chrome, upcoming events, and more…
undefinedfire.com: Kind of a quiet week the past week in KWin—a few bug fixes, some backend work and a couple of small (But extremely useful) features thrown in as a bonus.
blog.daniel-baumann.ch: A couple of years ago, I took over the maintenance of the syslinux package since its previous maintainer was MIA. if debian-cd is embedding a syslinux binary with a different version, it must contain the sources for it
theinquirer.net: VIA HAS ANNOUNCED the release of yet another teeny weeny snappy lappy with Vista Home Basic out of the box alongside a Linux dual interface.
itmanagement.earthweb: By definition, free and open source software (FOSS) is opposed to proprietary companies. But, while fear and loathing of Microsoft often reaches towering, even paranoid heights, Apple is hardly ever condemned, and even seems to be regarded with approval by many members of the FOSS community. Yet, in some ways, Apple poses a greater proprietary threat than Microsoft.
dev-loki.blogspot: As you have probably already read, the openSUSE Election Committee has taken over and finalized a process and page about the upcoming openSUSE Board Elections. These are drawn on the preliminary work of the current Board and the community itself.
pocketgamer.co.uk: Open source handhelds have been with us for a while now. Those of you with a decent memory will recall the excellent GP2X from Korean manufacturer Gamepark Holdings. Sadly, production of the GP2X has now ceased. We spoke to Craig Rothwell about why he's helping to produce the Pandora.