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softwarefreedom.org: The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro-bono legal services to protect and advance Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FOSS), today published a guide to effective compliance with the GNU General Public License (GPL) and related licenses.
softpedia: Ever since the release of OpenGEU 8.04 Beta a few days ago, I felt I needed to see for myself what it brought new and to take a closer look at the praised E17 Desktop shell.
ubuntuproductivity.com: If Ubuntu Linux had not won me over yet then it certainly has now. Ubuntu Netbook Remix is a fantastic set of tools for running Linux on small screens and boosting productivity in a limited workspace.
Today we have hundreds of distributions out available. Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian and many more. Many of them are based of each other. Ubuntu for instance is based on Debian, while OpenSUSE is based on Fedora. Despite the fact that they are all under the name of "Linux", most of these Operating Systems are leading their own development.
linux-foundation.org: The fifth Open Voices podcast installation features a conversation with Mozilla Chairman, Mitchell Baker, and the Linux Foundation Executive Director, Jim Zemlin.
- Find the DVD containing those files with VVV
- Flash 10 RC on Ubuntu amd64
- Short Tip: Bash tab completion with one tab
blog.ibeentoubuntu: This post is about the recent popularity of some "hater" and "sux" sites, the proliferation of "Linux myths" articles, real common misconceptions, and the truth about usability in Linux.
engadget.com: It looks like the Pandora project is really coming together nicely. EvilDragon has just posted this video on the GP32x boards of a development model up and running. It's pretty exciting stuff if you're a homebrew fan (and we know you are), featuring demos of the device smoothly running.
opera.com: We released 9.52 today, which addresses several security and stability issues. This release is a recommended upgrade for all those running the latest stable releases.
- Novell widens Linux accord with Microsoft
- Microsoft to buy up to $100M in Novell SUSE Linux support vouchers
- Microsoft to pay Novell $100 million more for Linux support
- Microsoft And Novell Extend Linux Support Accord
- Microsoft, Novell Expand Interoperability Partnership
- Dual licenses and open source: Best of both worlds?
- Lancelot Screencast
- Open options for cloud computing
- Gag order lifted for students who hacked subway card
- 6 Things That Suck About Linux
- Utilities automate Debian filesystem creation
- 9 Months And Still No UT3 Linux Client
- Security? That's Obscure!
- Microsoft not really following open-source model--IBM exec
- Kernel space: udev rules, but whose?
- Flipping the Linux switch: Countdown to the dual boot
- Gentoo: Credit where credit is due
- Selling support for open source projects that you don't own or contribute to
- First Ubuntu Netbook Remix Laptop Appears
- openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 34
andy.2boyz.co.uk: Since we got back from Prague things have been pretty quiet around here. There is a reason for this, and that reason is Linux.
- Has Firefox 3 certificate handling become too 'scary?'
- New SSL policy in Firefox hurting tens of thousands of sites
- Mozilla preps Firefox 3.0 auto update
- Mozilla Developer News Aug 19
- Video Tutorial - Getting Started with GNU Screen
- How To Manage Your Disk By UUID On Linux
- Gnubiff — mail notifications on your desktop
- Linux: How To Spy On Your PC When You’re Away
- Using your Zonbu PC as a network appliance
- Gumstick Gentoo: How To
- Get Screen Actions For Your Mouse On Linux
mashable.com: Firefox can be made into so much more than just a browser via its huge extension base. Yes, this means you can replace some of your instant messenger, chat and microblogging needs by adding just a few extensions. Here are 18 tools that will let you turn your Firefox 3 browser into a communications portal.
blog.funtoo.org: Gentoo unstable or “tilde” (~x86, ~amd64) stages are now available for download. One of the cool things in these unstable stages and OpenVZ templates is the inclusion of Roy Marples’ OpenRC scripts, which are an improved version of Gentoo Linux’s init script design.
Matt Asay: John Dvorak thinks that Adobe has a Microsoft problem, and that Linux provides a clear solution: Adobe could port its Creative Suite...to Linux as a shot across Redmond's bow. Then the company should embrace Linux in-house and develop a complete, optimized Linux OS.
Also: Dvorak Has Right Idea, Wrong Platform
groklaw.net: "According to the ISO/IEC rules, DIS 29500 can now proceed to publication as an ISO/IEC International Standard. This is expected to take place within the next few weeks on completion of final processing of the document, and subject to no further appeals against the decision." Wait a second!
linux.com: Linux has no shortage of audio and video players, but if you want to devote you whole system to multimedia use, you need the Xbox Media Center (XBMC). Although initially designed for the Xbox gaming console, XBMC has been ported to other platforms. The Linux port of XBMC that I use is quite usable, especially for video playback, despite the fact that not all XBMC features have yet been ported.
blog.phunnypharm.org: I've been privy to, and sometimes involved in, many conversations about the Linux ecosystem. How it evolved, how it is now, and where it will go from here. The most important factor has been how Linux kernel development has been funded over the years and what needs to happen to ensure it remains funded.