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blogs.zdnet.com: Is 20th-century conventional Winchester multi-platter, multi-head random-access disk technology too quaint for you? Want to run your PC or server on storage devices that consume far less energy than the traditional alternatives? Do you have $500-$1500 in spare change lying around? Then Solid State Drives (SSDs) are for you.
pcadvisor.co.uk: Do you get frustrated and angry when a poorly designed website doesn’t load quick enough or is only partially visible? Well Greasemonkey, a free Firefox add-on, offers hundreds of free script to improve the functionality of websites and the net.
qozan.com: A download manager is a computer program designed to download files from the Internet,unlike a web browser, which is mainly intended to browse web pages on the World Wide Web (with file downloading being of secondary importance).
dawningvalley.com: Recently, Gnome’s been gaining a lot of ground on its KDE counterpart in the desktop environment wars. The KDE developers were hoping to change this with KDE 4, the new radical release of KDE, but it was not to be.
linux.com: Here's how it works: Novell owns Unix's IP (intellectual property). SCO sold Unix's IP to Sun. Sun then included some Unix IP into Solaris. Finally, Sun open sourced Solaris as OpenSolaris. Sounds like trouble, doesn't it?
celettu.wordpress: These days, everyone agrees that tabs belong in webbrowsers. As I’m writing this article, I have nine tabs open, one to write this and eight with the articles I’ll link in it. I think tabs are one of the best things the new generation of web browsers have. But do they belong in file managers?
- Gentoo x64 - Performance Shock
- On Governance
- OSCON 2008 in photos
- CrunchBang Linux 8.04.02 Release Notes
- How many nautilus windows can 882.7mb of RAM handle?
- Marc Fleury starts an open-source home automation project
- OLS: Kernel documentation, and submitting kernel patches
- Google Hands Oregon State $300,000 for Open Source
- OpenID gets the third degree at OSCON
- Open Source Skype Scuppered
- Every OS Sucks
- More Linux and Unix Laughs For The Weekend
- Howto Use Bootchart to Time and Track your Boot Sequence
- How to reset/recover the ROOT password in openSUSE
- Linux Outlaws 48 - LugRadio Live
- Software achieves Linux compliance
- Asustek to extend battery life and storage capacity for Eee PCs in 2H08
- Open Source - What is the Total Cost of Ownership?
- Open-source electronic voting
- 3 open-source challenges: cloud computing, open Web, mobile
geekishblog.com: Ubuntu 8.04(Hardy Heron) comes with a full featured version of Compiz Fusion, but the main problem is that there is no way to configure these effects. To configure the different options we will use a tool called Compiz Config.
anojrs.blogspot: Ever since Yahoo acquired Zimbra, a lot of us were waiting for the next big thing in desktop emailing. Recently, Yahoo launched Zimbra desktop, an open source email client which aims to increase your productivity by integrating an email client, calendar, task list, contact manager and a briefcase, all in one slick and easy package. It's time to see how well it fares.
phoronix.com: Many Linux users will be celebrating the Christmas holiday in five months, but it seems there's a holiday worth celebrating today for open-source ATI Linux users.
scienceblogs.com: Some current news in the Linuxosphere, and some things going on on my very own desktop, have me wondering about the nature of the Linux Desktop. Are Gnome and Ubuntu ruining the Linux Desktop? And if they are, what do we do about it?
blogs.itworldcanada: Bob Young, CEO of online publisher Lulu Inc., has expressed concern in the past over the effects of copyright legislation on open source development.
informationweek.com/blog: Aside from having one of the niftier names in the industry, Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier has a pretty nifty job, too: He's the openSUSE Community Manager at Novell, where he oversees the folks that help make what will ultimately turn into the next version of SUSE Linux Enterprise. I grabbed a few minutes of his time to follow up on things I'd talked to him about back at the Red Hat Summit.
kerneltrap.org: "Since everybody seems to be having fun building new filesystems these days, I thought I should join the party, began Daniel Phillips, announcing the Tux3 versioning filesystem.
codeincarnate.com: Work continues on the Dot update. We're in the middle boring stages now, plenty going on, but there isn't really anything interesting to talk about on that front. There will be soon, and I appreciate everyone's patience. But I wanted to take some time to talk about something relatively important. Why did I choose Drupal for the Dot?
Also: State of Drupal 2008 survey
linuxloop.com: A while back, as you may remember, I did a quick look at NimbleX, as well as some of the features of the then upcoming NimbleX 2008. Just a few days ago, NimbleX 2008 final was released, so I decided to check it out.
celettu.wordpress: Out of the box, both KDE3 and Gnome look like crap. There, I said it. But all that doesn’t really matter. Themes and icon themes are easily changed.
linux.com: Since version 2 came out in 2005, Google Desktop for Windows has included a sidebar that users can fill with screen gadgets, but the Linux version (version 1, from June 2007) provided only indexing and search functions, with no eye candy whatsoever. This has finally changed. Google recently released Google Gadgets for Linux (GGL), which closes the gap between the operating systems.
saigonnezumi.com: Well, reality finally took hold on me this week. Yeah, I am a ardent fan of Arch, Gentoo, and FreeBSD. I really like Linux Mint. Unfortunately for me, the Linux distribution of choice in Vietnam is Ubuntu.
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