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|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|
|Story||LibreOffice 3.4.5 Released||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:44pm|
|Story||Linux developers fix a homemade network problem||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:42pm|
|Story||Backup your data in Linux with Deja Dup||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:41pm|
|Story||Thoughts on Gnome 3 & Fedora 16 Linux||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:39pm|
internetnews.com: The GPL is the most widely used open source license on Earth, yet it has never been tested in a U.S. courtroom. That's not to say that alleged GPL license violations aren't already hitting the country's judicial system.
wired blogs: The divorce between Nina and Hans Reiser was acrimonious at best, and their disputes often surrounded whether their young son could play violent video games, the missing woman's family law attorney testified here Monday at the husband's murder trial.
eWeek: The good news for everyone is that you can get a good, solid laptop for under a grand these days. The bad news for Vista users is that many of those laptops, even though they're sold with Vista, have nothing like enough resources to run Vista decently.
australianit: About three years ago, Linux was perceived as Microsoft's Achille's heel, fast-forward and it's obvious Linux hasn't replaced every Windows desktop, but it has achieved some success in Australia.
linux.com: openSUSE is one of the most popular free-software-only distributions, and it's jointly developed by Novell and members of the community. In the first week of November the openSUSE developers released installable live versions of the distro's latest 10.3 release, one each for KDE and GNOME desktop environments.
itwire.com: Every year, there are numerous technical conferences held in Australia where attendees have to make do without internet access. That doesn't happen when the topic is Linux and the meeting is Australia's national Linux conference .
blog.lxpages.com: This article is about Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) and let me tell you all my beloved readers. I’m impressed! Not only was I impressed with the painless installation and setup but I was also pleased with how much quicker the boot up process was!
linux.com: Most people lock their doors and windows, use a paper shredder to protect themselves from identity theft, and install antivirus software on their computers. Yet they routinely surf the Internet without giving a second thought to whether their browser is secure and their personal information safe.
Also: Acid2 Test - Firefox 3 Beta 1 vs Phoenix 0.1, Firebird 0.6 and Firefox 2
thesun.co.uk: IT'S not often I get so excited about a gadget delivery that I keep my eyes peeled for the postman. But when I heard an ASUS EEE PC was on the way, I was desperate to get my hands on it and start tapping away.
networkworld.com: When the city of Madera, Calif., needed a new voice system, it turned to open source technology -- not just for the IP telephony but for an entire network-infrastructure overhaul and loads of other functions.
perkypants.org: As a result of some confusion (and sadly, some very active, ugly and offensive muck-raking) in various sections of the community recently, I thought it might be interesting to do a review of GNOME’s relationship with Novell and some of the people involved in that relationship.
- Howto: 3 Easy Install Steps of Microsoft Fonts in Fedora 8
- Manipulate process priority with nice
- Livna Repository on Fedora 8
- Linux: Resetting a user’s password
- gOS on Walmart PC, try it out yourself
- Skype 2 ( Beta ) On OpenSUSE
- Using regular expressions in OpenOffice Calc filters
- Installing the Ubuntu Studio Theme
- Supercat Text Colorizer
- Vim tip - showing line numbers
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Linux Mint 4.0
- News: RoFreeSBIE and TrueBSD live DVDs, new openSUSE one-click packages, KDE 4 expectations, one year of sidux, Linux Mint "Fedora" edition
- Released last week: sidux 2007-04, Pardus Linux 2007.3
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 1
- Site news: On DistroWatch release announcements
- New distributions: Minibuntu, Ultumix
- Reader comments
raiden's realm: Welcome to part 5 of our Linux Media Player Roundup! Today we'll be going over several more media players for you to consider.
Dana Blankenhorn: Our Crave blog has compiled a list of the top 10 open source projects for consumers, and while their list covers 11 Web pages here’s the whole thing, Letterman-style.
budlite.blogspot: I've been a kde user for very long time, since from before version 3.0. I have been anticipating kde 4.0, the next major release since 3.0 I suppose. But it seems that is just its problem! Its too much of a major release to be pushing out in such a hurry.
readthisaloud.wordpress: Were you shocked as well when you found out that your Ubuntu (in my case Kubuntu Gutsy 7.10) wouldn’t playback DVD’s that you’ve LEGALLY purchased in shops or through Amazon?
computerworld: A new software development collaborative service for Ubuntu Linux is being launched today to give developers a consolidated arena to build code for Ubuntu on the desktop, server and for mobile applications.
itwire.com: A friend said to me recently that “Firefox is for the home, Internet Explorer is for the office.” His comments reflect commonly found stigma and fears that free and open source software – and Linux too – are not suitable for a business environment. Let me set the record straight.
justuber.com: Given the explosive arrival of Linux into the consumer desktop market, I thought it’d be interesting to check out the operating system at the heart of the best selling Walmart Linux PC. Let me introduce you to gOS.