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raiden.net: As part of an ongoing experiment, and effort to help my fellow students, I've been working on a project to inform everyone I meet, any chance I have, about the benefits of Open Source and the joy of using Linux and BSD on their computers.
internetnews.com: Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman is leading an effort now that could possibly end up changing the way the Linux kernel is numbered.
zdnetasia.com: Big software releases like Windows Vista mark the end of "planned software" for the industry, according to Red Hat CEO, Jim Whitehurst.
dedoimedo.com: Ubuntu 8.10, the latest version of a phenomenally popular and successful distro, is supposed to hit the world scene on October 30. Being a fervent fan and a loyal user of the Ubuntu family, especially the autumn releases, I have decided that I could not wait and that I had to test the Beta build and get the first impression of the newcomer.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: The pace of software development — regardless of the licence — is pretty fast these days. The state of your systems need constant monitoring. New features, bug-fixes and (most important) security updates need to be properly managed. When it comes to system updates — GNU/Linux beats Windows.
ibiztech.wordpress: I was reading through a Harvard Business Review article and I came across a distinction which essentially says [in my own words] … “people don’t want a car, they just want to get from here to there” I was struck by how true this is and how often we geeks fail to understand that subtlety.
techtarget.com: In Part I of our report on choosing Unix or Linux, we discussed the questions you might ask when considering either Unix or Linux. In this tip, we'll delve more into application-related issues and look more deeply into support.
opensuse.org: Some people asked me to compile a 10 bullet list what every user should know if new to openSUSE. It’s not intended to be useful for the hardcore user, it’s for beginners. It’s not only openSUSE 11.0 focused, most of the stuff can be also used with older versions.
Elisa is an open source cross-platform media center connecting the Internet to an all-in-one media player.
techiemoe.com: Mandriva has an odd naming scheme for their releases. It sort of follows the way automakers in the US name their cars. Thus it's October 2008 and I'm playing with Mandriva 2009. I guess the idea is that I'll use 2009 well into the real year 2009. Or something.
beranger.org: Mint, the only leafy plant not to be ignored (excluding the cannabis). How about Mint Linux? #1: It's not brown. No, really, it's not brown! #2: Multimedia codecs, browser plugins, DVD playback, and so on, out of the box.
- The netbook newbie's guide to Linux
- Netbook explosion takes Acer to number 1
- Netbooks take ten per cent of Euro PC market
- Happy Birthday Eee PC
- OLPC's Last Billion
news.cnet.com: In case you were wondering, Microsoft thinks the battle of open source vs. proprietary software is basically over. "Today, but increasingly in the future, we are all going to be 'mixed source'," Microsoft's top intellectual property lawyer said in a lunchtime interview on Thursday.
heise-online.co.uk: At the recent 2008 Linux conference, big names in the world of Linux presented current and future developments. Samba developers now want to combine the code for Samba 3 and 4, which until now have been developed separately. In future, HA and cluster developers want to bundle their efforts on specific modules. Dirk Hohndel showed off
phoronix.com: OpenSolaris 2008.05 had given a new face to Solaris through a vastly improved desktop experience. While OpenSolaris 2008.05 was not perfect, it was quite pleasant and a very nice first step. Sun Microsystems is now preparing for the release of OpenSolaris 2008.11 to incorporate their latest set of changes.
techtreak.com: Everex Zonbu Notebook is 1.5 inches thick and weighs around 5 pounds. When it comes to display, Zonbu is provided with a 15.4 inch widescreen display. Its WXGA display (1440 x 900) along with a VGA output is adequate for clear display.
- Everlasting OpenOffice.org bugs, revisited
- Microsoft: OpenOffice a bigger rival than Google
- OpenOffice.org 3.0: The Big Yawn
arstechnica.com: The web collectively got a bit shinier this week with Adobe's release of Flash Player 10. The new version offers designers a compelling set of new features including support for rich 3D visual effects, a new antialiasing engine, an improved drawing API, support for color management, and enhanced support for streaming audio and video content.
- Remastering openSUSE : How to Build your Own openSUSE Based Distro
- Installing Ubuntu on the Dell Inspiron Mini 9
- Animating slide shows in OpenOffice.org Impress
- Debugging EasyUbuntu
- Miro - Internet TV for your Ubuntu Desktop
- The watch command
- 10 Ubuntu Tips
- Reboot like a racecar with kexec
- Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 Hardening Guide
- Intel e1000e Corruption Fixed in openSUSE 11.1 Beta2
- Probable e1000e corruption culprit found (and 184.108.40.206 released)
- openSUSE Linux 11.0
- Debian as a Desktop
- VC funding for open source down 12% in Q3
- Adept 3.0 Beta 4 released
- Compiz-Fusion MPX Support is Complete
- Linux, The Standard Version (LSB)