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linux.com: The first essays of the school year are coming due, and with the essays comes the need to outline and plan. GNU/Linux users are fortunate to have a number of outlining applications from which to choose.
linuxhaxor.net: Wubi (Windows-based Ubuntu Installer) is amazing. It’s one of those tools that should make 100s if not 1000s of people to try out Linux right away. But I am not sure if this tool is making as much noise as it should.
linux-foundation.org (PR): Open source network gateway company Untangle increases community involvement with Foundation membership; academic affiliates also join the organization.
jeremy.linuxquestions: As a valued member of our LinuxWorld conference speaker community, we wanted you to be among the first to hear of the launch of OpenSource World Conference & Expo, a new event that will focus on open source software and all things Linux.
- AMD spins off plants into venture with Abu Dhabi
- AMD Splits, Launches The Foundry Company
- AMD and Advanced Technology Investment Company of Abu Dhabi to Create Leading-Edge Semiconductor Manufacturing Company
- AMD: Keeping Competition Alive
blogs.techrepublic.com: Perhaps one of the most popular media players for Linux currently is Amarok, a KDE-based music player. While Amarok is certainly good, for GNOME users who prefer something that looks more native, Banshee is a great alternative.
cnet.com: Assessing the Open Source scorecard is complicated. A complete "state of Open Source" would fill many pages. But here are a few things that have struck me over the past year or two.
heise-online.co.uk: GNU/Linux Debian 5.0, "Lenny" has missed its originally proposed September release because of too many critical bugs. The developers have now issued a rallying call to Debian maintainers and users to encourage them to work on the next major release of Debian, with the aim of getting 5.0 out before the end of 2008.
mdzlog.wordpress: Free software is a remarkable phenomenon. It is a highly evolved form of collaboration: compared to other creative endeavors, free software developers all over the world are able to work together on a project with surprisingly little friction. There are many recognized roles in free software, but they can be broadly classified into three types.
theopensourcerer.com: I am continually amazed by the amount of time, energy and expense that the ISO are going to to support the standard that nobody really wants or believes (in except for one corporation and it’s paid lackeys of course). Yes, it’s IS29500 (OOXML to you and me).
The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts.
linux.com: FreeBSD is a Unix-like open source operating system that can trace its ancestry back to the original Unix. It's well known and well respected in the server marketplace, but until recently FreeBSD lacked an easy-to-use desktop version. In 2005 the PC-BSD project was started to provide just that. This month PC-BSD version 7 was released.
maketecheasier.com: Once in a while, you may want to do some maintenance on your Ubuntu machine and clean up unnecessary files that are chunking up large storage space in your hard disk. Here are 8 ways that you can use to clean up your Ubuntu:
tectonic.co.za: Over the past couple of days the online media has been full of stories of dissatisfied Linux netbook users returning their computers. Bloggers and journalists quickly picked up on the fact that return rates for Linux-based netbooks were apparently much higher than for Windows.
networkworld.com: Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari... We rate the Big 5 of the browser brigade to help you decide which should be your window to the cyber-world.
OOo Release Candidate 4 is available. If all goes well, this is the last RC before 3.0 comes out.
- Ubuntu Confirms Linux Netbook Returns Higher than Anticipated
- October promises to be hot month for Drupal, Mono, OpenOffice, Ubuntu
- Microsoft's OOXML Endgame Revealed?
- In Open Source Development, Does Money Change Everything?
- KWord: ODF Lists
- GIMP User Manual 2.4.2 Released
- One more 2.6.27 prepatch
- Freeing your phone with the FIC Neo FreeRunner
- Executive moves: Sonatype and Novell upgrade their open-source execs
- Interview: Rich Green, Executive VP of Software, Sun Microsystems
- Linux Void Episode 9 - Cockta Rules
- Areca and plan/b offer Java-based backup for Linux
- Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase Winners
- New Manju project plans to redraw desktop art
- maddog: digital tipping point
- You get what you pay for: Paid contributors drive open source
- zypper best feature
- The Future of KDE's Online Presence?
internetnews.com: Microsoft's .NET framework on Linux is getting a big boost today with the official release of Novell's Mono 2.0. With the latest version, the gap between the two is getting smaller.
openpr.com (PR): The 2008 Scottish Open Source Awards is now open for nominations. As we talk around we are hearing of Open Source initiatives in Scotland that are outside of the seen Open Source community.