|Story||Can You Boycott a Boycott?||srlinuxx||1||30/09/2009 - 10:52pm|
|Story||Rename GIMP||srlinuxx||2||30/09/2009 - 10:51pm|
|Story||The Linux terminal - Outliving its relevancy?||srlinuxx||30/09/2009 - 9:34pm|
|Story||Evince: Speed and Functionality Combined||srlinuxx||30/09/2009 - 9:31pm|
|Story||The Business of Open Source is Not Software||srlinuxx||30/09/2009 - 9:28pm|
|Story||Will Linux ever be a popular desktop system? Take the poll||srlinuxx||30/09/2009 - 9:27pm|
|Story||Free, Native Linux Plug-ins for energyXT for Linux||srlinuxx||30/09/2009 - 7:17pm|
|Story||Waiting for Chrome||srlinuxx||30/09/2009 - 7:15pm|
|Story||Openshot Video Editor Gets HUGE Update||srlinuxx||30/09/2009 - 7:13pm|
|Story||Who does virtualization better IBM or HP||solrac||30/09/2009 - 5:46pm|
A new survey of North American software developers has revealed a marked in increase in outsourcing and offshoring as well increased Linux adoption.
It seems that Atari has pulled the plug on BioWare's efforts to keep NWN going. After the last 1.68 patch and Infinite Dungeons module, Atari will no longer allow them to support the franchise.
SEARCH GIANT Google released some days ago what it calls "Picasa for Linux", and I decided to take it for a spin on my 2.4 Ghz P4 (512MB RAM) Linux desktop which runs Blag, a British distro based on Fedora Core 3.
Converting a brilliant and specially customized C or C++ application from a generic UNIX OS to GNU/Linux has the potential to be painful, costly and time consuming. From comical personal experience I find that Murphy smiles and laughs at such rich complexities. “UNIX to Linux Porting: A Comprehensive Reference” gives psychological handle bars for those of you that wish to plan or enact a porting project for the first time and a comprehensive reference for the more experienced.
The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.5.3, a maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other UNIXes. Unusually for a maintenance release, new features were implemented.
If you haven't been paying attention to GNU grep recently, you should be happily surprised by some of the new features and options that have come about with the 2.5 series. They bring it functionality you can't get anywhere else -- including the ability to output only matched patterns (not lines), color output, and new file and directory options.
Creative Commons is jumping on the license-rewrite bandwagon and planning to publish a draft of version 3.0 of their license modules. This has occasioned some discussion of the ways in which CC licensing can be improved (I hope to write more broadly about this later).
Red Hat has unveiled a series of products and projects that aim to further push adoption of open source applications and open content.
Federally owned Banco do Brasil has completed the migration of all its Windows XP computers to the OpenOffice.org open source suite, reported local tech service Computerworld.
Google Inc. has no plans to build its own Web browser software to compete with rival Microsoft Corp., Chief Executive Eric Schmidt says.
Another review of the upcoming Ubuntu Dapper Drake has surfaced onto the net today. Actually utilizing the Release Candidate from approximately a week ago, this review goes into some detail about how to get some multimedia working as well as XGL.
According to reports not only is Xorg 7.0 expected to be included in the upcoming Mandriva 2007 scheduled for release in early fall, but also Gnome 2.16.
KDE 3.5.3 was tagged approximately a week ago and some developers have uploaded binaries onto mirrors. Not announced yet, kde 3.5.3 is primarily a maintenance release.
-based server solutions for small and medium businesses, today announced that Paula Hunter, formerly of the Open Source Development Lab (OSDL), has joined the management team as vice president of U.S. marketing.
Tony Griffiths has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The Puppy Linux team is currently working on the next revolutionary version Puppy 2.0, http://puppyos.com/development/howpuppyworks.html, which just hit beta and will soon be released. Barry was kind enough to find time between developing Puppy and burning CDs for people who have purchased Puppy Linux CDs and made donations, to answer a few questions on what makes Puppy one of the best distributions.
I’m running nothing more then a personal file server for my network: httpd, sshd, and dhcpd. Today, I decide to install an anti-virus to this machine and run it as a joke. Shortly after starting, I see the Warning: The file is infected with W32/Magistr.a@MM virus.
With commit 546830, KDE says good-bye to one of its longest friends: DCOP. The technology has served us well for 6 years, we now say hello to DCOP's younger brother: D-BUS.
The head of the $100 laptop project will present a keynote at Red Hat's second user conference.
If you are an Emacs user who read Joe Brockmeier's Vim tips column on Vim viewports and thought, "Viewports sound useful; can I use them in a real text editor?" The answer is yes.