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|Story||Udine city struggles to remove IT vendor lock-in||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 7:08pm|
|Story||The Path to Full-time Open Source||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 7:07pm|
|Story||Mir 0.8 Works On Less ABI Breakage, Touchspots, Responsiveness||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 4:06pm|
|Story||Open source history, present day, and licensing||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 3:20pm|
|Story||Mozilla Wants to Save the Open Web, but is it Too Late?||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 12:30pm|
|Story||Open source is starting to make a dent in proprietary software fortunes||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 11:57am|
|Story||Chakra-2014.09-Euler released||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 11:41am|
|Story||What Linux User Groups Can Do for FOSS||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 11:39am|
|Story||To the One Billion Android™ Users: Stream Your Favorite Shows with TiVo®!||Roy Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 11:13am|
|Story||Bad Saved Games, Fedora Scheduling, and Scribbling||Rianne Schestowitz||01/10/2014 - 7:20am|
news.bbc.co.uk: In June 1999 a US teenager wrote a computer program that turned the music industry on its head, and created shockwaves that are still being felt by the global entertainment business a decade later.
blogs.techrepublic.com: KDE 4 brought some big changes to the desktop, including timesaving widgets that do everything from popping you into Twitter to keeping tabs on your servers to providing on-the-fly spell-checking. Jack Wallen runs through 10 of these handy little labor-saving apps.
maketecheasier.com: For many years, editing digital video in Linux was not an easy task. Linux users have long sought a nonlinear video editing solution that was both powerful and easy to use. Kdenlive is the first video editor for KDE to combine both of these critical aspects into one package.
geeks.com: There's a lot of software for Ubuntu. A lot of it's good, some of it's OK, and there are a few duds. But the five applications that this TechTip covers are great additions to anyone's installation of Ubuntu.
connectedinternet.co.uk: It’s fun to look back in retrospect and remember the genesis of technologies that truly have become inseparable from our everyday lives. It’s even more fun to look back on the belly flops.
dedoimedo.com: Going through the almost endless repository of Puplets, I came across a little doggie called Macpup Foxy. It intrigued me, so I downloaded it and tried it - and very much liked it. So today, we're going to have a short review; nothing major. Call this a Puppy sequel, if you will.
phoronix.com: Kernel mode-setting for Intel graphics hardware can already be found in the mainline Linux kernel and will be included by default in the release of Ubuntu 9.10 later this year.
jaboutboul.blogspot: Fedora 11, when released tomorrow, will be the first distribution to boast the inclusion of ext4, the latest incarnation in the extended file system family, as default. Join me for an interview with Eric Sandeen, renown file system hacker.
linuxdevices.com: As promised, Palm's Linux-based smartphone went on sale Saturday, available exclusively for Sprint networks, says eWEEK. Early reviews have been favorable, although analysts worry about the lack of software and the ability of Sprint to effectively market the Palm Pre.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Absolute Linux 12.2.5
- News: Fedora prepares to launch "Leonidas", openSUSE opens up development, Mandriva gathers ideas for 2010, CentOS publishes community magazine, Sun offers hints about Solaris 11, SliTaz 3.0 roadmap
- Released last week: OpenSolaris 2009.06, Tiny Core Linux 2.0
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 11, Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 2
- New additions: Hymera Open, Qimo 4 Kids
- New distributions: Digital Forensic Live CD, InfraLinux, StormOS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
Matt Asay: I spent the weekend using Ubuntu 9.04 almost exclusively. Blame it on Apple. In 2002 I switched to the Mac and have never looked back. Which, I think, is why it has been so easy to pick up Ubuntu, Moblin, and other variants of Linux.
tuxradar.com: Taking a short break from his coding academy, Hudzilla has spent the last few weeks touring Italy and - believe it or not - fiddling around with Python. The first fruits of his effort are now available for world + dog to try, so if you're looking for something new to hack on, continue reading to hear from the man himself...
extremetech.com: This week I decided to take a look at a lesser known distribution called Wolvix Linux. Wolvix is based on Slackware and, according to the Wolvix site, is geared toward the home user. But how well does it really work for home users?
techradar.com: Depending on when you got started with computers, you've probably used an orthodox file manager. Go back to basics with these old-school file managers.
opendotdotdot.blogspot: News is breaking that the Chinese government will insist on censorware being shipped with all PCs:
sathyaphoenix.wordpress: Ever since jaunty released, I had cleared made up my mind not to try it out. I thought 6 months was too little time to spend with intrepid. But yesterday night, I installed jaunty.
workswithu.com: With an alpha version of Google’s Chrome web browser recently released, I’ve been using it on Ubuntu for a few days. Below are some thoughts on the new browser and its ability to improve the Ubuntu experience.
climbing-the-hill.blogspot: I don't spend my time telling other people which OS should or shouldn't suit their way of working. But it seems there are people who do. And it is thus that I find myself moved enough to mock their contribution to the state of public discourse.
toolbox.com/blogs: As you probably realised from my previous posts I like to put my Linux installations through their paces. In fact I am positively brutal with them. So I decided to do a distribution upgrade from Lenny.
blogs.zdnet.com: Today in Tokyo, I set myself the task of finding Linux in the Akihibara, which advertises itself to the world as Tokyo’s electronic wonderland.