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|Story||Google Pays States , Newegg Tackles Troll & More||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 8:38pm|
|Story||GLib 2.38.2 Adds Workaround for Buggy D-Bus Daemons||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 8:27pm|
|Story||TurnKey Linux 13 Has Been Released||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 8:21pm|
|Story||K. Y. Srinivasan: From Serving Microsoft’s Agenda Inside Novell to Helping Microsoft Infiltrate and Control Linux||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 8:15pm|
|Story||Best Practice Linux Guide: Data Security||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 8:08pm|
|Story||The Linux Mint Security Controversy Taken Out of Proportions, Distracting From Real Controversies||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:27pm|
|Story||Winamp Petition Emerges as Microsoft Considers Purchase||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 12:27pm|
|Story||Leftovers: KDE||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 10:07am|
|Story||Leftovers: GNOME||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 10:03am|
|Story||Leftovers: Graphics||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 9:57am|
ostatic.com: A court case that might otherwise not have much significance for most OStatic readers - it centers around a dispute between two vendors of model train software - has given rise to an unexpectedly-clear ruling on the merits of open source licenses.
- Will Netbooks Pave the Way for Linux?
- Are “instant on” notebooks the future?
- No retail channel for laptop Linux
- First AMD-based "netbook"?
- Will 'netbooks' crush laptop sales?
- Netbooks A Linux Stronghold?
serverwatch.com: Of all the announcements to come out of last week's LinuxWorld expo in San Francisco, the two most interesting takeaways are Ubuntu's imminent assault on the enterprise space and the fact that the rise of community Linux distros in large organizations is at hand.
linux-wizard.net: One of the new feature in Mandriva 2009.0 will be PackageKit support. As of today, PackageKit now have support for an urpmi backend ! This backend have been developped by Mandriva, and is already one of the backend supporting the most features.
linux.com: Pardus is a GNU/Linux distribution funded and developed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey. Pardus has its own unique installer, package manager, configuration wizard, and control panel. This originality, and the developers' attention to detail, make Pardus worth a look.
ubuntukungfu.org: The history of computing is one of giants being toppled. Remember DEC and Wang? No? Well, that says a lot. A giant is in the process of being toppled right now.
Matt Asay: I had nearly overlooked the fact that Red Hat went public nine years ago on August 11, 1999 with one of the top-ten single biggest gains in Wall Street history. Impressive.
theinquirer.net: THE GREAT LINUX debate still rumbles on, and looks set to continue for some time. While market share has been creeping up on the desktop, it can't match the impact and use of Windows - yet Linux advocates will not tire of pushing their beloved Tux onto a public tired of Microsoft's efforts. But the operating system just isn't ready for day-to-day use by non-experts.
metamorphosis.org.mk: The Polish Ministry of National Education is advising schools and universities to use Open Source software. The recommendation comes at the end of a volunteer campaign to help schools switch to Open Source.
crashsystems.net: New Generation is a non-profit, private school. This morning, the school was having problems with it’s Comcast cable Internet connection, so Mrs. Gorman decided to call Comcast tech support. However, the support agent refused to give her the case number, restating the fact that Comcast does not support Linux.
headshotgamer.com: When it comes to games you can buy 'off the shelf' at your local game store, the list of ones that can be installed natively (without wine) on Linux is very short. The list gets extremely short if you only want to include newer games. Thankfully, companies like id Software openly support Linux and provide not only installers for Linux, but have also open sourced some of their earlier engines (Quake 1, 2 and 3). They continue this support with their latest game; Enemy Territory: Quake Wars (ET:QW).
linuxformat.co.uk: Firefox 3 may have introduced a number of new features, but it is the ability to add extra functionality with the use of extensions that remains one of its biggest assets. There are hundreds of extensions to choose from -
zdnet.com: You know the ones I’m talking about. The candy-colored ones that live forever, even as you’re hoping they’ll die so you can replace them with something that will run OS X? Instead of wishing for them to die, though, why not just install Ubuntu on them?
junauza.com: The Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) once again made an epic appearance. This time, it happened at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. Although the Beijing blunder is hard to beat, this is not the first instance that this notorious Windows operating system critical error screen appeared in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Often it is difficult to make the transition from procedural scripting to object-oriented programming. This article explores how to reuse knowledge from PHP, Bash, or Python scripting to transition to object-oriented programming in Python. The article also briefly touches on the appropriate use of functional programming.
The Find command in Firefox locates the user-specified text in the body of a Web page. The command is an easy-to-use tool that works well enough for most users. Sometimes, however, a more powerful Find-like tool would make locating text easier. Learn how to build a tool that isolates relevant text in Web pages faster by detecting the presence and absence of nearby words.
Examples of "shred" usage on a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.04.1
Webilder delivers stunning wallpapers to your Linux desktop, directly from Flickr and Webshots.
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blogs.zdnet.com: The beta of Firefox 3.1 has been pushed back to mid September. At the Mozilla group’s weekly meeting Tuesday, one developer said “there is a big gap between the features planned for 3.1 and what will make it if we freeze on the 19th.”
Also: Mozilla Developer News for Aug 12