|Story||Available Now: GNOME 2.26.3||srlinuxx||02/07/2009 - 5:04pm|
|Story||Asus Eee 900 to hit shelves on 1 May||srlinuxx||4||02/07/2009 - 4:43pm|
|Story||Windows 7 vs Linux: What's the Best OS for Your Netbook?||srlinuxx||02/07/2009 - 3:31pm|
|Story||CrunchBang Linux 8.10.02: A review||srlinuxx||02/07/2009 - 3:28pm|
|Story||Virtual Linux is the prescription for hospital||srlinuxx||02/07/2009 - 3:26pm|
|Story||Installing Adobe AIR 1.5.1 For Linux On Ubuntu 9.04 (i386)||falko||02/07/2009 - 11:19am|
|Story||Reinstalling Ubuntu vs Vista||srlinuxx||4||02/07/2009 - 10:34am|
|Story||5 Top of the Line Twitter Desktop Clients for Linux||srlinuxx||1||02/07/2009 - 9:59am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||1||02/07/2009 - 6:48am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||02/07/2009 - 3:37am|
Debian users have always boasted that their Advanced Package Tool (APT) was the best and fastest way there has ever been to install and delete software. They were right, except for two details:
Does Microsoft think it is going to get away with charging real money for any sort of add-on, service, or new product that protects clients against flaws in its own operating system? Why improve the base code when you can sell "protection"? Is Frank Nitti the new CEO?
Have you noticed how lately, when the conversation turns to distributed computing, grid and cluster are used as synonyms? These two words do have different meanings, Donald Becker reminds us.
Red Hat will be hosting monthly events at its Centennial Campus headquarters to familiarize folks with open source and maybe find a few new recruits as well. Free Pizza!!!
In related news: Red Hat Could Show More Operating-Margin Leverage
In its first-hand, preliminary coverage of the qualification rounds leading up to the event, TG Daily reports that "most of the teams are using Linux/Unix variants."
Better Desktop is a project dedicated to sharing usability data with Linux developers. Over the past year, we have conducted many usability tests on different parts of the KDE and GNOME desktops.
Penguin Day Portland will "bring together nonprofit staff, tech providers, geeks, consultants, and open source software developers for a day of learning and conversation."
The team developing the open source desktop environment claims to have made 'very significant improvements' in performance and memory usage, as they target the embedded market with future versions.
As the champagne flowed in Seattle, things didn't seem quite right. The share price is flat - and has been for quite a while. It's getting harder and harder to persuade customers to upgrade and the threat of open-source software grows by the hour. Not to mention Google.
Since its very inception, Microsoft has held that cash for code is king. But the company is slowly, grudgingly, and cautiously treading into Open Source.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, vice president, Technical Strategy and Innovation, IBM, attributes the success of the OS to this growing community of Linux contributors and speak out about the past, present and future of Linux.
In related news: IBM: Workers' genetic data off limits
Encouragement for the use of free and open source software and open standards for science and technology has quietly worked its way into the draft texts being prepared for the November second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Red Hat's CEO has rejected the idea that a reduction in the number of Linux distributions would be good for the industry, and described Novell's acquisition of SUSE Linux as "theatre".
CeBIT Australia, the largest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event for business in the region, has announced cooperation with a number of associations and organisations, in setting up targeted exhibition programs for CeBIT Australia 2006.
A protracted NSW government project to give its agencies cheaper and quicker access to Linux and open source software is reaching fruition with several vendors preparing to sign contracts as pre-approved suppliers.
In a stroke of irony, Microsoft's Halo movie will be produced in Wellington by servers running the open-source Linux operating system.
The latest Nintendo Revolution rumor to hit the web is a doozie… “Nintendo may be aiming for a $99 launch price.” Can we expect the system to be only a fraction as powerful as the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360?
MySQL AB's imminent release of its MySQL 5.0 database will introduce new enterprise features making it more competitive with Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft, but the company's CEO has maintained that it is more interested in mimicking the run-away success of Swedish retailer Ikea than any of the established database vendors.
Winners include a team who watched a glob of tar drip from a funnel for 80 years, a veterinarian for dog testicle replacement, and a team for their article on "Pressures Produced When Penguins Pooh."
Seemingly every week brings a new announcement from the Mountain View Googleplex, each one bigger than the last and each provoking wide-eyed speculation -- and confusion -- about the 7-year-old company's ambitions.