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ossrocks.blogspot: I have been using KDE since version 1 came out and have always liked it over Gnome. Until recently, I would not even consider switching to or installing Gnome on my desktop. My choice of distributions always depended on a strong support of KDE: Mandriva, Xandros, PCLinuxOS, SuSE, etc.
- openSUSE Build Service 1.5 now supports distribution builds
- Ubuntu and me
- CAOS Theory Podcast 2009.03.20
- Open source math programs and languages
- Linux.com: It Takes a Village
- Ubuntu Developers Aren't Scary
- Mandriva's Per Øyvind Interviewed
- FOSS Debates, Part 3: Mission Control
- Open Source Licenses: EUPL got OSI Approval, but Still Doesn’t Show Up
- Europe gets its own GPL
- Shopping on Penguins
- good old gentoo.. all gone
- What Ubuntu Server *could* be
- If open source is future proof the test has begun
- A Blog That I Love: Command Line Kung Fu
- Is Oracle Forking Red Hat Linux?
- Software-properties-kde, jockey-kde enhancements for Jaunty
- Ballmer: GNU/Linux Will Win on Netbooks
- Video: The seeds of open source
- OLPC: A Project That Labor Could Turn Around for the Better
- IBM Plus Sun Equals What?
- Teaching Kids About Computers With Tux Paint
- Ubuntu 9.04 Excitement
- eWEEK Labs Shows You How to Install Apps on Ubuntu Linux
- Directory to iso image
- Stop Telling sudo Your Password
- Wubi: Install Ubuntu in Windows Partition - A Complete Guide
- Using Debian GNU/Linux on the Lenovo IdeaPad S9e netbook
- "They Started It!" -- TomTom Countersues Microsoft
- TomTom sues Microsoft on patent infringement
- TomTom chooses a moderate limited hang out route
- Strike/Counterstrike: TomTom Sues Microsoft
- TomTom fights back, but not over Linux
classhelper.org: For Linux users, KStars is a fantastic celestial navigation aid that offers tons of custom features. Designed to be easy for beginners, yet powerful enough to satisfy serious astronomy fans, this desktop planetarium package really delivers.
sloppyganger.blogspot: My goal was to check on what was new in this distro but not necessarily to fully replace my installation of Ubuntu 8.10. After about 10 minutes in 2009.1, I could not double click the "Install" icon on the desktop fast enough.
linuxplanet.com: Everyone is writing "Foo Best" lists all full of good Linux apps, so here are my own 7 Best Excellent Linux Apps You May Not Have Been Introduced To Yet.
linuxdevices.com: Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has demonstrated a Linux-based humanoid robot that will perform in a fashion show next week. The HRP-4C runs the robotics-focused hard real-time ART-Linux distro, which was released this week for Linux 2.6xx under GPL.
linuxtoday.com: There is a strange disconnect in the thought that the CLI is dangerous and the GUI is safe. I think that as a general rule GUIs are more dangerous because they let users click randomly and make things happen without having any real knowledge.
blogs.zdnet.com: Many Linux users and enthusiasts are said to have a religious devotion to their operating system of choice. But does Linux itself have almost a Zen-like quality? The monks of the White Wind Zen Community would likely say so.
amitshah.net: How should one allocate disk space for a file for later writing? ftruncate() (or lseek() followed by write()) create sparse files, not what is needed. A traditional way is to write zeroes to the file till it reaches the desired file size. Doing things this way has a few drawbacks:
ostatic.com/blog: One of the great things about open source platforms and applications is that skilled authors often put free books online as guides.
blogs.zdnet.com: These are the kind of stats that should make the Mozilla folks very happy. According to W3Schools data, Firefox climbed to 46.4% in February, while the various versions of IE dropped by 1.2% to 43.6%.
linux-hardcore.com: This is for you new to Linux users out there who are still not sure about things and are a bit panicky with the "CLI", "Command Line Interface." Go slow, ask questions, and above all, when in doubt: check the "man pages"
arstechnica.com: GNOME 2.26, the latest version of the open source desktop environment for Linux, has been released. Ars pranced through the garden with the new GNOME release and found that it delivers some nice incremental improvements.
stefanoforenza.com: Xmind is an Eclipse based application, which can run on any platform. So, yeah, not just Linux, but - stumbling on their website - I was pretty much surprised to find out that a .deb download option has been care taken of.
blogs.computerworld.com: I started running GNOME 2.26 on the Ubuntu 9.04 alpha a few days ago, and I've been pleasantly surprised. While the Ubuntu 9.04 alpha 6 is still very much a work in progress, GNOME 2.26 manages to run like a charm on it.
kde.org: In an effort to bridge the gap between users and developers, the KDE Community Forums have launched a new initiative to coordinate feature requests. A new "Brainstorm" section has been created.
techradar.com: The beauty of using Firefox is the control that it extends to users, and there are almost limitless ways that it can be tweaked. Here are our 100 favourite tips, tweaks and add-ons to get the most from your favourite browser.
daniweb.com/blogs: As much as Microsoft loves to grinch about Linux, they've made significant changes over the years to compete with it--and will abandon it altogether to maintain their competitive edge. Windows 7 will be the last Windows product.