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|Story||GitHub blocked in China||srlinuxx||22/01/2013 - 7:39pm|
|Story||Meet PicUntu, a lightweight Linux designed for tiny PCs||srlinuxx||22/01/2013 - 5:08pm|
|Story||Linux distro spotlight: Mageia||srlinuxx||22/01/2013 - 5:03pm|
|Story||Valve Suggesting Users Try Ubuntu||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 9:45pm|
|Story||Does GNOME 2 nostalgia harm the future of the free desktop?||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 9:29pm|
|Story||Kernel Log - Coming in 3.8 (Part 1)||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 9:26pm|
|Story||Head-to-Head Desktop Comparison: Ubuntu 12.10 vs. OS X Mountain Lion||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 9:25pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 491||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:28pm|
|Story||Linux Now Has "Double" the Market Share of Windows||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:26pm|
|Story||Lenovo, Linux, and the Coming of the Chromebooks||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:25pm|
phoronix.com: While our friends at DistroWatch only rate Zenwalk as the 19th most popular Linux distribution, we have been very impressed by their recent releases and have felt that it is a distribution worth trying as it is an unsung hero. With the Zenwalk 5.2 Beta having been released yesterday, we immediately took this new release for a quick test-drive.
underheavenz.blogspot: Compiled below is a list of the top 10 new features in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron. Some of these features have already been introduced in Hardy beta while some are still to be introduced in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron stable.
Also: Goodbye Ubuntu
reghardware.co.uk: Asus will finally launch the desktop version of its elfin Eee PC early next month. Once dubbed the E-DT, the unit is set to retail as the Ebox, we understand. The Ebox will certainly run the Eee PC's Xandros version of Linux.
dot.kde.org: Two weeks ago, the third edition of the Libre Graphics Meeting was held in at the Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland. Sponsored by KDE e.V., Boudewijn Rempt, Cyrille Berger and Emanuele Tamponi from the Krita project and Gilles Caullier from the Digikam project attended this yearly conference on free graphics software.
polishlinux.org: There is a myth that “linux filesystems don’t need to be defragmented.” As it may be truth in general, it still can be dispelled by a simple script. So, does your filesystem need defragmentation?
zdnet.com.au: Non-profit organisations are keen to take advantage of emerging technologies such as social networking for fund-raising and software as a service for administration, but a lack of perceived support options is keeping them away from open source.
yahoo.com: The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that it is opening an office in Seoul, Korea. Kwangjei "Daniel" Cho, former senior director of Haansoft, Inc., will be the Linux Foundation director of Korea.
linux.com: Desktop environments like KDE and GNOME offer a popular interface to computing. Unfortunately they are also often heavy on resource usage. By contrast, the Equinox Desktop Environment (EDE) is the fastest desktop environment I know of -- but its lack of standards support and a few missing features may be troubling to some users.
beranger.org: I've just read aseigo's no more desktop icons in 4.1, and I am not sure I understood the beauty of the new folder view applet.
kozaru.net: I’ve been running Ubuntu as my sole OS on my laptop for around 8 months now. I had some teething problems at first, managed to fudge a few things to work, but the latest Ubuntu has sorted out the last few niggling things for me. Here is a list of some reasons.
Linux based non-linear video application, Open Movie Editor, has released a new version. Originally new sourced were rolled out on May 21st, with a small bug fix update now available from May 23rd.
- Ubuntu Hardy Heron on the OLPC XO-1
- Reporting bugs the Debian way
- Delete Windows/DOS carriage return characters from text files
- Going virtual with Windows apps on Novell’s SUSE
- Try Enlightenment For Your Ubuntu Hardy
- How fast will you upgrade your Linux installation?
- Linux opens London's Oyster
- OpenSolaris 2008.05 VS Ubuntu 8.04
- Using Who To Find What And When On Linux and Unix
- Is Open Source software safe and secure?
- Fedora 9: Fix Embedded Youtube Video Browser Problem
arnoarts.blogspot: Things don't usually go as smoothly as we'd like. I had better luck with my computers. As you know I made the switch to Mepis 7.0 and it just works. I am learning to like KDE desktop, it has so much stuff, but I miss Xfce.
weblog.infoworld.com: Recession be damned. The first quarter of the year saw a record $203.7 million of venture capital flow to young open source companies. You'd think that would be a cause for celebration, but for too many members of the open source community money is, well, icky.
vnunet.com: The commercial Linux market in China has seen sales value increase 22.6 per cent over the past year, according to new research. "Servers are still the major application for the Linux market," CCID analysts noted in a recent report.
betanews.com: Sugar Laboratories, Inc. is now in informal discussions with four ultra-low cost laptop manufacturers about the possibility of running its Linux software on their hardware, according to the new company's founder.
cnet.com: Canonical will announce Netbook Remix, its version of Ubuntu Linux tailored for mobile devices, in two weeks, Chief Executive Mark Shuttleworth said.
commandline.org.uk: Extension frameworks are a good way to add new functionality to large applications that are messy to alter directly, they also help to quickly add functionality now. The whole fun of extensions is that you can make your own and download random ones from the Internet, try them out for a bit. This of course implies two things.
Also: Firefox 3 — The “End Game”
Aaron J. Seigo: I just committed a change to the default desktop containment that removes desktop icon support. Yes, it has finally happened ... no more splattering icons from the "desktop" folder across the screen. Buh-bye.
blogs.zdnet.com: The European Union will investigate Microsoft’s support for the Open Document Format (ODF) in Office. It wonders whether the move increases competition.
Also: Is Microsoft Office in trouble?