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|Story||Five ways the Linux desktop shoots itself in the foot||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 8:09pm|
|Story||Review: Argosy HV359T Multimedia HDD Player||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 5:59pm|
|Story||XFCE: A Bitch Session||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 5:57pm|
|Story||Ubuntu's Design Team: Make It Look Good, Run Better||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 5:55pm|
|Story||freedom services||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 4:13pm|
|Story||Responding Sanely to Sexism in FOSS||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 4:09pm|
|Story||First Atom-powered Android netbook debuts||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 4:06pm|
|Story||Windows 7 vs Ubuntu 9.10 vs OS X 10.6||srlinuxx||1||14/10/2009 - 2:09pm|
|Story||Fedora 12 Beta To Come Next Week||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 2:07pm|
|Story||NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine October 2009 issue released||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 2:03pm|
The cooperation between the XGL and AIGLX projects to bring better interfaces for the Linux desktop continues as David Reveman (Novell) of XGL has agreed to adopt many changes from the AIGLX project sent in by Kristian Hogsberg (Red Hat).
S2 Games today announced that it will be foregoing traditional methods of publishing and distribution for Savage 2: A Tortured Soul,Savage 2 Linux making it only available for purchase as an online download on the S2 Games Website.
Also: Total Annihilation: Spring 0.70b2 & TO: Crossfire Previewed
Back in the day, I used to change distros faster than Distrowatch could index them. I loved experimenting with new, exciting distributions. I still do. I keep the hard drive in my old laptop primed to play with the latest Alpha release of Foobar Linux. At long last I have settled into the happy home of Ubuntu. In the next few minutes I want to share with you why I think technological excellence plays second fiddle to human needs and aspirations.
Issue number 11, March 2006, of TUX now is available. To download the current issue, subscribe for FREE today.
This issue features:
*From the Editor: It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Poked in the Eye
*Home Plate: Hydrogen - the Home Musician's Free Drum
*TUX Explains: Customizing KDE with KDE-Look.org
*TUX Explains: Customizing GNOME
*TUX Explains: Pimping the Fox
An Archimedes emulator has been ported to an ARM powered games console as part of a coding competition. Ian Jeffray took the open source ArcEm and produced a version for Game Park Holding's GP2X gadget - a device powered by two ARM processors.
rPath said Tuesday that it has hired former Red Hat sales executive Dave Cotten to direct all of its sales operations.
Speaking at FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting) held in Brussels last Saturday, Stallman outlined the ways the revised GPL will attempt to combat threats to free (as in "freedom") software that have emerged over the last 10 years.
These days, there are many reasons why you may ponder migrating from Windows to Linux, from lowering total cost of ownership to having less downtime to breaking free of vendor lock-in. You've got your reasons, Now you need the tools.
I can't believe nobody told me about the Web Wizard in OpenOffice.org 2.0. Why haven't I been reading about it on all the blogs? It's one of the coolest new features in 2.0.
The SOA implementation in use at DreamWorks Animation permitted the company to migrate a number of its business services to the open source-based platform. HP noted in a statement how the implementation included the HP Linux Reference Architecture, with integrated software and hardware stacks.
Think you're ready to sign up for the CWNA (Certified Wireless Network Administrator) exam or one similar to it? Before you do, test your knowledge of wireless technology — and readiness for such a certification test — with this sample exam of questions on basics of the technology.
Since its dramatic IPO in August 2004, stock analysts have been asking Google executives to give them more guidance about the company's business prospects. Now, they say, the Internet search giant may be paying a price for being so tight-lipped.
The UFO: Alien Invasion team has opened the development of their awsome game! The source code of the Tech Demo 2 is now on CVS at SourceForge.
Also: lomoco 1.0 released
Linuxville? Penguin Heights? What would you name a city dedicated to open source software? Our lead story is indeed that odd. Back in the real world, Free Software magazine carried a short 'n sweet interview with Mark Shuttlesworth. Interview of the week has to go to Paul Krill of InfoWorld, who sat down for a long chat with Tim Bray, the director of web technologies at Sun Microsystems.
Are Linux and open source implementations rising on Wall Street? "Yes," said participants in a financial services IT trade show held this week in New York City, who cited Web services and incremental improvements to tech support as two big drivers.
Distrowatch says, "Japan's Alpha Systems has released Accelerated KNOPPIX 1.0, a fast-booting variant of the popular KNOPPIX live CD. By re-arranging the Cloop file system block and optimising the hardware detection and configuration step, the developers have succeeded in reducing the CD boot time to under 60 seconds, while maintaining the full functionality of the distribution. More details with illustrations of the technology" on their site. Whoohoo. To quote a famous American actor, "I feel the need, the need for speed!"
The first time I installed and tried out Debian Linux distribution, I was surprised by the different way of configuring it which included the placement of configuration files, the change in commands used and so on.
As a Linux user, there are times when you have to play nicely with users of Windows or Mac OS -- such as when they send you Microsoft Word files. When you receive a Word file, you can either follow Richard Stallman's advice and refuse it, or bite the bullet and work with it. Modern Linux word processors -- such as OpenOffice.org Writer, AbiWord, KWord, and TextMaker -- can deal with most Word files. But if you don't want to fire up a word processor in order to read or print the document, you can turn to the command line.