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mitchell's blog: Recently a Mozilla observer and contributor asked why Firefox isn't treated as a typical for-profit, commercial effort, and why we are giving up the chance to get rich. This is a great topic for discussion, I'm glad it was raised. I've got a very strong opinion on this, and am quite interested in what others think.
Also: New Mozilla working group aims to simplify enterprise Firefox deployment
c|net blogs: Google and Microsoft are at it again. But this time Google is attacking Microsoft for threatening Linux users for patent violations. Microsoft is deathly afraid of Google. But Microsoft's fear of Google goes far beyond Linux and open source.
Also: Open Source's Next Steps
And: It's not about Windows, dammit!
internetnews.com: At the heart of many open source debates is the issue of licensing. Is one license better than the other? Is a particular open license actually open source? In the final analysis, according to a panel at LinuxWorld, it may not matter at all.
linuxdevices: "Linux is the launching pad you need to stand on to be productive," said Nokia's open source director, Ari Jaaksi, at LinuxWorld Wednesday. "We have never managed to bring out a product in such a short time, with so few resources," he added, referring to Nokia's Linux-based Internet tablets.
And: Linux emerging as new power in mobile OS
Linux by Example: You can grep multiple lines before or after matching the keywords. Here is a simple tips, that what I discover grep capable of.
And: run-parts scripts: a note about naming
And: Strong Passwords Made Easy
Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components
linux.com: The Golden Penguin Bowl is a perennial LinuxWorld event frequented by inner-circle types and shunned by the humorless. The format is simple: two teams, the Geeks and the Nerds, answer a series of not-serious technical and movie/TV trivia questions and possibly engage in other feats of derring-do, such as a robot face-off. One team wins, the other team loses.
groklaw: An attendee, Lee Welburn, at the meeting yesterday in Australia regarding whether or not to approve OOXML as an ISO standard has sent me his notes. I am publishing them as is, without any editing except for making urls clickable, so keep in mind that these are notes taken live.
Also: Little progress in states' ODF considerations
FreeSoftware Mag: One popular screensaver in Ubuntu is “Floating Ubuntu”, which displays a number of Ubuntu logos floating around the screen. I thought that it would probably be easy to customize it and have an image of my choice floating around instead. Unfortunately, screensavers in Ubuntu are not configurable using the GUI so I had to hack the screensaver myself. Here’s how I did it.
ZDNet: Customers who live in the UK will have to pay over one-third more than customers in the US for exactly the same machine, according to detailed analysis by ZDNet.co.uk.
internetnews: Make no mistake about it. Red Hat is a key part of the Linux world, even though you won't find the company on the exhibition floor at LinuxWorld. Not officially at least.
Also: Red Hat small business desktops available in Australia early 2008
infoworld: The computing world will be dominated by two ideas, open and closed, and two platforms, Linux and Windows, according to Zemlin, speaking at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
linux.com: First it was called DTV, then Democracy Player, and now it is Miro. Whatever you call it, the Mozilla-based, cross-platform, open source video player is now in public release. Miro differs from playback front ends like VLC by offering integrated content-finding and content-management tools.
phoronix: There is about two months left until the final release of Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon, but today marks the release of Ubuntu 7.10 Tribe 4. New in this alpha release is GNOME 2.19.6, desktop search capabilities through Tracker, and OpenOffice.org 2.3.
openSUSE news: Today ‘People of openSUSE’ starts. This project aims to make the people behind the openSUSE project and the distribution more visible. Therefore there will be several interviews with different contributors published on news.opensuse.org. Now let’s start with Pascal Bleser.
eWeek: Microsoft will lose market share to open-source desktops, a Dell strategist says at LinuxWorld. It has probably created the single biggest opportunity for the Linux desktop to take market share.
information week: Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian says it is in his interest to give customers GPLv3 code when they are seeking updates, even if the customer was paying for Novell support through Microsoft certificates.
vnunet: Linux needs to recognise Microsoft's leadership in some areas to better itself, Jim Zemlin, executive director for the Linux Foundation told delegates at the Linuxworld tradeshow in San Fransisco.
softpedia: Cassini is the name of the first beta release of the upcoming Mandriva Linux 2008, announced yesterday by the Mandriva team. This beta is available only as a three CD Free edition (containing no non-free software or drivers) for the x86-32 architecture, with a traditional installer.
Serdar Yegulalp (informationweek): Linux users had some interesting opinions about our recent article comparing Mac OS X with Linux, and didn't leave Windows out of the discussion.