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|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 352||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 9:56am|
|Story||6 Things I like about Ubuntu 10.04 LTS||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 9:54am|
|Story||Have Debian Forks Hurt Debian?||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 9:49am|
|Story||today's leftovers & howtos:||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 4:55am|
|Story||Ogg versus the world: don't fall for open-source FUD||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 3:11am|
|Story||Four tools I don’t use||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 3:09am|
|Story||The Social Black Box Paradox||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 3:08am|
|Story||Ubuntu Poor Choice - Battle of Movie Editors||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 3:06am|
|Story||Top 10 science and technology writers||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 1:36am|
|Story||Does free software create a challenge for Linux?||srlinuxx||03/05/2010 - 1:32am|
Many small businesses have avoided Linux for a variety of reasons: not enough applications, complexity of installation or that it requires too much technical know-how to run. The technology has matured over many years, which raises the question: How valid are these considerations today?
For many in the world, it's the time of year for wrapping up the old and moving ahead with the new. That's not necessarily the case for Linux, though. For the Linux kernel, what's old is new again with the new releases of the 18.104.22.168 and 2.4.34 kernels.
An open source advocacy group has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a Microsoft Corp. case asking the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate all software patents.
Over the last couple of weeks, I have been exploring two available 3D environments: Croquet and Project Looking Glass. The two projects take distinctly different approaches to their 3D environments.
Red Hat plans to ship the next version of its premium Linux product on February 28, debuting major virtualization technology but missing an earlier deadline by about two months.
Programmers have released a new version of Xen with a graphics feature that makes the virtualization software more useful on desktop computers.
To open-source or not to open-source was never in question as far as Steve Shreeve, founding CEO and largest shareholder of Medsphere Systems Corp., was concerned. So, this summer, Steve, self-proclaimed open-source software leader, and his twin-brother Scott, released the company's matured code on SourceForge under the GPL. Their reward? They were then sued for $50 million by their company.
This article, fifth in a five part “Building a CDT-based editor” series, shows how the C/C++ Development Tooling (CDT” performs code completion. Learn to understand how the CDT performs code completion. This is one of the CDT's most useful capabilities because it reduces the amount of code the user needs to type and remember.
This tutorial is about wardriving using GPS. It explains how to install Garmin Etrex on Ubuntu and how to configure it. It also shows how to use Garmin with GPSDrive and how to convert the data to an xml file which can be imported by Google Earth.
Penetration of technology has resulted in haves and have-nots of a different kind. One, those who are moving ahead in technology assimilation while others, for whom technology is still a mystical demon. Open source software could indeed act as a tool for faster and ubiquitous adoption of IT, specially for digital have-nots.
- SSH your Debian servers without password
- Dynamic definition of classes with CFEngine modules
- Install Sun Looking glass Desktop environment in Ubuntu
- Light Weight Image Viewer
- Linux Tip: Managing Swap Partitions
- Xubuntu Remote Desktop with VNC4Server
- How to setup gnump3d for a streaming media server
I’ve been reading through this book for a few days now. It has some good tips and it is very well written. But that is not what attracts me to O’Reilly’s “hacks” series. No, the truth is that I consider these books to be valuable treasure!
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will seek $95 million to boost technology research at California universities in the state budget. University officials said much of the research produced with the funds would be "open source."
I find the OS Agnostics are a good starting point for getting someone to TRY Free Software. Realistically, I’m unlikely to get my extended family members or friends to light-switch to a GNU/Linux or Unix based operating system. However, there is a good chance I can get them to try Firefox, Thunderbird or OpenOffice.
Following the trend of open source adaptation in major cities worldwide, one of the major Korean cities, Gwangju Metropolitan City, successfully jumped onto the open source transition, receiving spotlight from related industry.
As you surf the Internet, you may not notice what Web browser you use. It's also likely you don't know your browser's specifics, its edition (version) or even how old it is. It's very likely you don't spend your evenings pondering ways to improve it. You probably know more about your toothbrush. Netizen spoke recently with Asa Dotzler, who works for Mozilla's community outreach efforts.
What does a good soldier do when he's outnumbered and outmaneuvered? He calls in reinforcements, of course. That's why Red Hat is beefing up its troops for the coming campaign, at the expense of giving up some ground today.
Firefox the open source browser from Mozilla is gaining ground on Microsoft's Internet Explorer in the UK according to the latest findings from Nielsen//NetRatings. They have increased their market share by 768 percent since September 2004. Firefox is the browser of choice for 12 percent of the UK.
OpenOffice's Base tool provides an open source alternative to proprietary Microsoft Access. But if you need to use both, it's nice to be able to move data back and forth between applications. In this tip, OpenOffice expert and instructor Solveig Haugland explains how to convert Access files to OpenOffice. She also describes a workaround for changing field orders and discusses how to group items in OpenOffice.
The perpetual debate over the legality, practicality, and wisdom of using, distributing, producing, and supporting binary-only drivers flared up again recently. This issue raises passionate debates, and those debates often walk the lines of a false dilemma: freedom versus pragmatism.