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|Story||AbiWord Review: A Lightweight Alternative To LibreOffice||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 8:56am|
|Story||Tuning GNOME 3||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 8:55am|
|Story||Linux won't be locked out of Windows 8 PCs, but FUD continues||srlinuxx||2||17/01/2012 - 4:19am|
|Story||Ubuntu TV vs. Google TV: Battle of the Linux-based Smart TV||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 2:09am|
|Story||Breaking down the gender divide in open source||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 1:09am|
|Story||Making a case for excluding users from open source||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 1:07am|
|Story||People in Closed Source Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 1:00am|
|Story||Creative Commons and FreeSound.org Phase Out Sampling Licenses, Choose More Freedom||fsmag||17/01/2012 - 12:09am|
|Story||UK Government u-turns on open standards policy - and look who's behind it?||fsmag||17/01/2012 - 12:03am|
|Poll||Big Winner in 2012||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 10:17pm|
dot.kde.org: The KDE Release Team has decided to release KDE 4.0 this coming January. The release was originally planned for mid-December. The KDE developers want to solve a couple of essential issues before releasing.
cybernetnews.com: It’s December, and with the holidays just around the corner it is time to spruce up your browser to help spread the Christmas cheer! What you need are some Christmas Firefox themes to get the ball rolling.
radian.org: This week, Uruguay became the first-ever real, non-pilot deployment site of OLPC XO laptops. And I was there to hand out the first one.
it.gen.nz: I’ve been fiddling with Linux for a decade now. And, frankly, back then it was a total bear to get it working - you had to really, really, want to. How things have changed!
ubuntuguru.wordpress: Add some secret ninja power to your Ubuntu system today with Easy Crypt. With only a right click you can open or close a ‘top secret’ file, protected by military grade encryption (AES 512-bit Whirlpool). Easy Crypt is a cute little menu which brings the power of TrueCrypt to your system tray. No terminal commands necessary.
ubuntukids.org/blog: My kids (ages 7 and 11) do like to play games a bit and I encourage it on Ubuntu as a way for them to become familiar with the operating system and familiar with computing in general. So what is a father, teacher, Ubuntu user and not overly pro-game person to do? Enter Grubby Games.
ultramobilegeek.com: It's that time. Linux vs. Linux. 800x480 vs. 800x480. Mobile vs. Mobile. Slider slate tablet vs. Clamshell notebook. Fight! The first thing to address: Are these two devices truly competitors? The answer is yes - but only to consumers who don't know what they REALLY want.
junauza.blogspot.com: Pioneer Linux is a Kubuntu-based desktop operating system made by Technalign, Inc. Its main goal is to provide a Windows replacement OS that is both easy to use and reliable. It is available at no cost, but a commercial version is also offered with added CrossOver Office and technical support.
kmandla.wordpress: A common misconception on the Ubuntu Forums is that people directly involved in its development aren’t common visitors. That’s not necessarily the case. 23meg is an Ubuntu member and Forum Ambassador with a direct hand in bug triaging, idea collection, documentation and even moderating.
- Backup Ubuntu using rdiff-backup
- HowTo: Rename multiple files recursively
- HowTo: Determine RedHat and Fedora release version
Adventures in Linux: Linux evolves so quickly that all sorts of nifty new feature/function that Linux Desktop users would probably love to have is also probably only in the newer releases. I am always interested in / curious about how well the bleeding edge stuff is doing. Mint 4.0 is about as bleeding edge as it gets.
- People of openSUSE: Keith Kastorff
- Open Source Profits During A Recession
- Even punk rockers are jumping on the open-source train
- Entropy updates - you call it, you get it
- Let's just ignore kernel bugs, what the heck!
- Fedora 8 with Enlightenment Window Manager
- Myths Stymie Linux Growth
- Qemu Persistent Knoppix
- Create impressive charts with Open Flash Chart
Linux Today: I am increasingly convinced all of the arguments between Linux distributions are going to become moot very soon. If they aren't there already.
paulsdigitalworld.blogspot: A post in Ubuntu forum about malicious commands is found here which makes me think about security in operating systems. My wonder is really what kind of control an operating system should offer users?
- Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon - Overview
- There’s way to much Ubuntu everywhere!
- Ubuntu Linux
- Ubuntu 7.10 + mythtv
- Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) alpha 1 officially released
Linux Journal: SoX is a power-packed command-line tool for various types of audio processing. It's very useful as an audio format converter, and it can be used for resampling audio files, converting between endianness, audio encoding and modifying other attributes of common audio file formats.
mozillalinks: And we have a record. For the second time this week we have a Firefox update to address an unfortunate regression that slipped into las Monday’s Firefox 184.108.40.206.
linux.com: IPCop is a specialized Linux distribution whose sole purpose is to safeguard the computers and networks it is installed on. The distro proudly claims, "The Bad Packets Stop Here!" I recently installed IPCop 1.4.16 on my SOHO LAN, and found that it accomplishes what it sets out to do.
gimp.org: After four months of hard work we are proud to announce another release of the user manual. It features documentation for GIMP 2.4, new content, and an alternate CSS stylesheet for HTML.
my.opera.com: After creating the Gtk-enabled pluginwrapper for Kestrel Alpha, the second UNIX plugin milestone is reached. We can reveal that we have added support for windowless plugins!