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|Story||OpenMandriva.org Suffers Outage, Restored Now||srlinuxx||27/07/2013 - 2:38am|
|Story||10 secrets to sustainable in open source communities||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 11:18pm|
|Story||Linux Journal Readers' Choice Awards 2013 Nomination||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 11:15pm|
|Story||Windows 8: PRISM Edition||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 11:13pm|
|Story||It’s not just Friday.. Today is Sysadmin Day!||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:38pm|
|Story||Fedora 19 Schrödinger’s Cat Review – Back in the box||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:37pm|
|Story||LInux Mint 15 - An alternative review||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:35pm|
|Story||At 4 a.m., everything is funny (even ubuntu)||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:26pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 6:40pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 6:47am|
techiemoe.com: Slackware is perhaps the closest thing on the market right now to a "generic" Linux distribution. You won't find branded wallpapers, special bootsplash screens, or really much at all that identifies your system as "Slackware" other than the LILO prompt.
blogbeebe.blogspot: I've never gotten angrier after reading a blog post like I did after read Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols' post "OpenSolaris Arrive just to Die". The crux of sjvn's argument is: Still, all that said, I think OpenSolaris could survive, and possibly even thrive, if it wasn’t for one sad, simple fact.
openoffice.org: The OpenOffice.org Community is pleased to announce that the public beta release of OpenOffice.org 3.0 is now available. This beta release is made available to allow a broad user base to test and evaluate the next major version of OpenOffice.org.
kde.org: he KDE Community today announced the immediate availability of KDE 4.0.4, the fourth bugfix and maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop.
- Miniature Linux PC targets military apps
- Free Flash community reacts to Adobe Open Screen Project
- Meet Inna Kuznetsova, IBM's Linux Strategy Director (video)
- Lost in Linux Land 2
- Essential Linux Device Drivers
- A Brief History of Sun by Groklaw's grouch
- Qt rev'd
- Commentary: What's the deal with embedded Linux?
- OpenSolaris Wants To Compete With Linux - Oh Yeah?
- For gorsake, stop laughing, this is Linux!
- Is open source dead?
- Open source as the villain in its own story
- OpenSolaris Just Wants to be Free
- OLPC tries to bridge gap with developer community
- OOXML expert: ODF flaws remain
- Get some AIR on Linux
- Reinventing OpenSolaris
- It's official: The future of Sun/MySQL is open...and closed
- DRM and unintended consequences
zdnet.com: I spent the day at a conference sponsored by our SIS developer. What’s interesting, however, was the participants’ reactions to an Asus Eee PC that one of the other attendees brought with her.
earthweb.com: James Maguire, Datamation's managing editor, claims he has no interest in software whose source code is available for editing. "I'm not a software engineer," he says. "If I can't grab it off the shelf, I can't use it." He's half-joking, of course. But he echoes the opinion of many people outside the community.
opera.com: Today we released the first alpha of our new web developer tool. The objective for this first alpha release is to get feedback and of course allow you to start using it. You should expect it to be buggy and even missing some key features, but that is what alpha means.
Joe Brockmeier: Sun finally pushed out its Project Indiana yesterday, in the form of a packaged version of OpenSolaris that looks quite a lot like a Linux distro — minus, of course, the kernel that gives Linux its name. On the one hand, I’m pleased to see any FOSS project moving forward. On the other hand, I’m wondering what problems Sun can solve with OpenSolaris that it can’t solve by participating in the Linux community?
Jonathan Corbet (LWN): Shortly before heading off to the Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit, the laptop got moved to the Ubuntu "Hardy Heron" distribution. Needless to say, there have been some interesting ups and downs (literally) since then.
linuxsolutions.fr: Will Linux ever crossover to the average home user? It’s hard to say, but due to a lack of major advertising and marketing it could be a very longtime before anything as user friendly as Windows appears on PC Worlds shelves.
earthweb.com: Recently, Red Hat announced that it would not pursue the consumer desktop market for the time being. The latest announcement from Red Hat was neither very significant nor should it have much impact on desktop Linux as a whole.
softpedia.com: Mozilla is nearing the finish line for the latest version of its open source browser. Firefox 3.0 was initially planned for launch by the end of 2007, but Mozilla pushed the delivery deadline back all the way to mid 2008 in an effort to soften all the rough edges of the browser. It appears that the trade has paid off.
Also: Mozilla Developer News May 6
And: Flock wins a Webby for social networking
linuxdevcenter.com: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (long-term support) launched on April 24th for desktops and servers. There is something for everyone in this version, but the LTS release will have particular appeal to enterprises. As one corporate user said to me, "I have been waiting for the release of Ubuntu 8.04, because we have to install exclusively long term support releases."
junauza.com: Another tip from Free and Open Source gamer extraordinaire SlippJigg encouraged me to try out another action-packed First-person shooter (FPS) game called Warsow last weekend. So what exactly is this game and what makes it interesting?
Serdar Yegulalp: Any talk of Linux brings with it talk of what it will take to get Linux on the desktop in big numbers. Much of the talk in this vein revolves around distribution X versus desktop Y, or something of that nature. The real issue, though, may not be a particular distribution or package model, but the mind-set of the creators.
- Qt 4.4.0 fully released
- Qt 4.4 Released
- Qt 4.4 C++ framework with web support
- Troll treasure: an in-depth look at Qt 4.4
- How to setup Bluetooth
- Backing Up the MBR
- How do I… Wrap text around an image in Scribus?
- What can you do with a second Ethernet port?
- Install The Fonty Python Font Manager>
- mplayer: Play All Mp3 Files In Reverse Order
- Installing Flash Player in Ubuntu Hardy Heron
- Install latest plugins for compiz-fusion from git
- Howto Remove Compiz Fusion Including config files
- Backup your MySQL databases automatically with AutoMySQLBackup
- Multimedia support in Linux
- Quick launcher for Gnome (Linux)
- Re-installing windows AFTER Linux
- Setting up a Drupal site on LAMP (Ubuntu)
For many years, there has been a growing concern about people who don’t meet a certain threshold income won’t be able to afford the investment in computers and internet connectivity that makes further learning and development possible. They’ll become trapped by their circumstances. But GNU/Linux, continuously improving hardware, and a community commitment to bringing technology down to cost instead of just up to spec, has led to a new wave of ultra-low-cost computers, starting with the One Laptop Per Child’s XO.
- Microsoft doesn't need open source
- Microsoft Joins Open Source Business Foundation
- Yahoo! leaves door open for Microsoft comeback