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|Story||60 New Open Source Apps You've (Probably) Never Heard Of||srlinuxx||26/10/2011 - 1:21am|
|Story||Adventures with Sabayon Linux||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 10:39pm|
|Story||UEFI Headaches Begin For Linux Users||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 10:37pm|
|Story||United for Unity alternatives||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 10:32pm|
|Story||Linux Malware: Are We There Yet?||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 7:23pm|
|Story||Is the popularity of GNU/Linux actually decreasing??||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 7:21pm|
|Story||Judging Ubuntu: Failures and Successes||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 7:20pm|
|Story||What People Are Saying About GNOME [Part 1]||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 7:17pm|
|Story||What Open Source Can Learn From Steve Jobs, Part 1||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 4:54pm|
|Story||New Style for YaST2||srlinuxx||25/10/2011 - 4:52pm|
mozillalinks: Instantbird is a new instant messaging application that merges two powerful open source projects: XULRunner, the stand-alone version of Firefox browsing engine; and libpurple, the library that gives Pidgin its ability.
Also: Firefox 184.108.40.206 update available now
iTToolbox Blogs: I recently posted my positive experience of installing Kubuntu on an old 1.7GHz machine that was taking 10 minutes to boot up XP. The registry was beyond repair and the various programs like Spybot, Adaware, PitStop, Defrag, and many others did little to improve performance. The desktop was destined for the dumpster. Enter Kubuntu.
backyardgeek.blogspot: In the 10 years I've been using Linux, I've run the gamut of window managers and desktop environments: FvWM, FvWM95, ICEWM, AfterStep, BlackBox, KDE, GNOME, Beryl, Fluxbox, CDE, XFCE, Windowmaker, Sawfish, Metacity, WM2, as well as Compiz. But it seems that no matter how many times I try another Linux GUI, I always go back to Enlightenment.
lwn.net: Version 2.20.1 of the GNOME desktop has been released. "This is the first update to GNOME 2.20.0. The update fixes all known and unknown crashers, even for those modules which haven't released a new version.
tipotheday.com: Ubuntu Gutsy came out today, which you should know unless you’ve had your head in the sand for the last week. Ubuntu has lots of mirrors. Lots. But it has even more users, most with a big fat broadband pipe. That’s more than enough to bring those mirrors to their knees.
openaddict.com: This really quick and dirty way to create your own Debian or Ubuntu packages can be done by anyone with little previous package creation experience. Even if you've never even compiled an application, I'll show you just how easy it is to download source code, compile the program and bundle everything up in a .deb package you can share with anyone.
CRN: Microsoft's detente with the open-source world is growing stronger by the minute. Steve Ballmer said today that he wouldn't consider an open-source-based business model a deterrent to buying a company Microsoft found interesting.
Also: Ballmer: Microsoft Will Buy 20 Companies a Year for 5 Years
- 7.10, Awooga
- Ubuntu 7.10 arrives, open for business
- Ubuntu 7.10 - One sweet OS
- Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Desktop Edition - Review
- Ubuntu Gutsy Wireless Help
- Quick Tips for Compiz on Gutsy
- Dell and Ubuntu, sitting in a tree
linux.com: A group of academicians at Cornell University argue that this new wave of applications should be constructed with interoperability in mind. The result of their research, funded by DARPA and NSF, is Fedora, the Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture.
zdnet blogs: The IP firm that filed patent litigation against Red Hat and Novell mounted legal threats against many other U.S. software companies in 2007 including Oracle, SAP, Computer Associates, EMC, Adobe, Autodesk, Apple, SPSS — and Novell.
polishlinux: Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon has been released today. I haven’t tested any alpha or beta versions of the new product from Canonical. I have decided to wait for the Release Candidate, since this has proved to work for me in the past. In short: it did not disappoint me.
Also: Tips for the impatient: downloading Ubuntu Gutsy
And: A gutsy new Linux system
&: How to get great custom effects in Ubuntu’s Gutsy Gibbon
OpenOffice.org Tips: Back in the good old days of 1.x, you could draw a line, then draw an object, and make the object move along whatever line that was. It was great. Then the lovely redesign of Impress came, and that user-defined motion path feature got lost along the way. It's back!
thetruthaboutmozilla.wordpress: The infamous Chris Blizzard, who now sits on the board of directors for the Mozilla Corporation and formerly sat on the board for the Mozilla Foundation, will be joining the Mozilla Corporation’s team as a full-time employee.
liquidat: Smolt, a hardware statistics collecting program, got a major update. It now supports hardware rating and is connected to a Wiki to share solutions for hardware problems.
OSWeekly: Newsflash for those of you who believe that we lost iPod support - we never had it in the first place. It's true, and frankly, the fact that Apple has decided to make themselves even more isolated in their own world is fine by me.
Bangkok Post: Novell Suse Linux is positioning itself to be the corporate Linux of choice for today's multi-OS corporation thanks to a series of agreements with companies such as SAP and Microsoft. In particular Novell is interested in the government sector in Asia.
Open Source and funky free ethics are no match for a good expensive closed application installed kid. There's a disturbance in the source.
smspillaz.wordpress.com: Welcome to another edition of Compiz Fusion Community News. Over the past fortnight we have seen numerous fixes in preparation for the 0.6.0 release and some new features along the way. This week is also a big week for Compiz Fusion due to the release of a new ATI Driver (more about that later), and Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon.
Rudd-O: Windows has Explorer. Mac OS has Finder. GNOME has Nautilus. And KDE had, up to a number of months ago, Konqueror. Now, together with the up-and-coming KDE 4, a simple file manager named Dolphin takes on file management. So how does Dolphin stack up?
pcworld: Drupal started out as a college experiment. The Open Source content management system now powers about 200,000 public facing Web sites and numerous intranet sites around the world. In this interview Dries Buytaert tells us all about the project which manifested from a chain of unexpected events.
Also: Drupal 4.7.8 and 5.3 released: Security updates and bugfixes.
And: Drupal 6.0 beta 2 released