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the inquirer: AN ONLINE COMPUTER shop is offering customers a five per cent discount if they order using the Firefox browser.
cmswire.com: Let’s get right to it: considering the popularity of open source applications and utilities, why hasn’t the open source flagship - the Linux operating system - caught on with mainstream PC users?
blogs.zdnet: Bill Gates’ announcement he will no longer do CES keynotes overshadowed anything else he said, and for good reason. So open source advocates should not be cheering as he exits stage right, to pursue his new career as a philanthropist and humanitarian. Because, all too often, that’s what we do.
- Report: A glimpse at 43 rue d'Aboukir
- News: Red Hat replaces CEO, Kubuntu drops LTS badge, PCLinuxOS announces $150 computer, Linux Mint and Elive offer new editions, LinuxQuestions.org votes in Members Choice Awards
- Released last week: SimplyMEPIS 7.0, GoboLinux 014
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 3, Frugalware Linux 0.8 Pre 2
- New distributions: Damn Small BSD, MIB Live Games, p30x
- Donations: Zenwalk Linux receives €200.00
- Reader comments
- Xbox media centre on a linux PC
- Turn Your WRT54GL Into a Wireless Gaming Adapter
- Installing Drupal Themes
- Deleted file recovery on unix
- Startup Manager: configuring grub and usplash
- Installing Ubuntu on an External Hard Drive
thevarguy.com: Apple server fans and open source fanatics are about to engage in a group hug, The VAR Guy has learned. It will soon be easier to run Mac OS X and Linux side-by-side on Apple servers. How will this magic occur?
blog of helios: I am past the honeymoon stage as a Linux User. I've come to accept that I've seen the best it has to offer. I've settled for a future of known habits and predictable but reliable behavior. Until yesterday morning. That's when I first booted into Ultimate Ubuntu.
blogs.sun.com/simons: My father has agreed to try Ubuntu as his home desktop operating environment, replacing Windows XP. And because I promised to document the experience, here is what happened yesterday when I delivered the system.
wired blog: Spotted at Amiga's Pepcom booth, the GP2X handheld, from Korea's Gamepark holdings, made for a whiplash double-take: the best computer of the 1980s emulated on a portable?
ruminations: PCLinuxOS comes with a decent set of basic applications. OpenOffice.org, Thunderbird and Firefox are all there, GIMP for graphics, K3b for burning your cd/dvd’s, Amarok and MPlayer in the multimedia department. Synaptic is the tool to extend the range of applications and graphical environments.
linux.com: Apparently, the only thing that stopped developers from creating useful OpenOffice.org extensions was the lack of a place to publish them. With the launch of the OpenOffice.org Extension Repository, the number of extensions listed there has shot up, and there are no signs of a slowdown.
linuxhelp.blogspot: A couple of years back, Red Hat decided to demarcate its Linux offering into two separate entities namely the free as in beer and Free as in freedom Fedora and its paid version but still Free as in freedom offering namely Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The improvements that are made in Fedora, after they go through a period of severe whetting are eventually incorporated into Red Hat enterprise offering or so it seems.
gotoxo.wordpress: While browsing some XO-related web sites recently I came across a link to the home page of Intel’s new Classmate PC, Classmate PC, and did an investigation into the content.
Also: OLPC Considering 'Give One, Get One' Offer in Europe
And: Followup from Intel on the OLPC debacle
arstechnica.com: In a recent article, renowned virtual reality guru Jaron Lanier criticizes the community-driven software development process of the open-source movement, asserting that the model isn't conducive to radical innovation. Lanier believes that the scientific community should shun the open approach and not follow in the footsteps of Linux.
koplowicz.com: I’ve been using Ubuntu (or a derivative) for two years now. I was amazed at how polished and user-friendly it is. It doesn’t come out of the box with a lot of the software I want, but it’s super easy to install whatever I want. But then I noticed the new cool kid: PCLinuxOS.
pcmag.com: The Ubuntu Linux-based OS that came with those sub-$200 Everex gPCs sold at Wal-Mart also now gets gBooth webcam software, online storage from Box.net, and some Facebook integration, so Google isn't the only one joining the "g" party.
Frederik's Blog: This week-end, I installed Mandriva Cooker in a Virtualbox virtual machine. I did a default GNOME installation from my local Cooker mirror. Here's a quick summary of the problems I found:
randomviking.wordpress: I have one thing to say to all of you who do this: Stop bragging to Linux users about how great Ubuntu is! Ubuntu is not all that great!
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- How to connect to Reliance Internet in Linux using RIM LG / Nokia / Samsung CDMA mobile phone and USB data card/stick ?
- PyTube: Download and Convert YouTube Videos to Various Formats
theinquirer: ONE OF THE potentially biggest announcements at CES will probably go unnoticed by most, a Linux box from Shuttle. Get ready for a low priced machine from a big name, a first that I am aware of.
Also: CES 2008: Day 0 Preview