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|Story||today's leftovers & howtos:||srlinuxx||13/06/2013 - 5:42am|
|Story||Photoshop versus GIMP: the Empire Strikes Back||srlinuxx||13/06/2013 - 1:26am|
|Story||10 Years of Fedora||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 11:23pm|
|Story||Symantec claims Linux exploit ported to Android||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 9:29pm|
|Story||The move from Linux to FreeBSD||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 9:26pm|
|Story||Red Hat CEO: Open Source is Not Just About Cost||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 9:24pm|
|Story||7 Improvements needed in LibreOffice templates and styles||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 9:22pm|
|Story||Debian Edu interview: Jonathan Carter||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 7:04pm|
|Story||Fedora Day Four: Performance||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 7:03pm|
|Story||Reasons For Losing Motivation In Wayland||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 6:58pm|
kernelTRAP: Greg KH posted three emails titled State of the Linux Driver Core Subsystem, State of the Linux USB Subsystem, and State of the Linux PCI Subsystem, noting that for each there were no known regressions then going on to list which patches were bound for the upcoming 2.6.24 kernel.
Also: Avoiding Unnecessary Delays
Motho ke motho ka botho: I have to admit my enthusiasm for the Gutsy release is lukewarm. Looking over the list of features, very few of them seem useful to me. Naturally, that’s going to differ from person to person and machine to machine, but from my perspective, not much is appealing.
xubuntu.wordpress: Today the xubuntu-devel mailinglist received this message from Mario Limonciello from Mythbuntu: "I’m leading the Mythbuntu effort, and for our next alpha we are switching over to Xfce for our base."
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- OOo: Creating your own order to sort with: leaving alphanumeric in the dust
fullcirclemagazine.org: Full Circle - the Ubuntu Community Magazine is proud to announce our fifth issue. Highlights include Fluxbuntu - Step-by-step Install, Preview of Gusty Gibbon, and Top 5.
linuxworld: Dynamic kernel tracing remains high on the wishlists presented by many Linux users. While much work has been done to create a powerful tracing capability, very little of that work has found its way into the mainline. The recent posting of one small piece of infrastructure may help to change that situation, though.
Also: Abusing chroot
iTWire: Recently I've been devoting some space to a discussion of Dell's efforts to sell Linux on certain PCs and laptops among its range of models. There's also been discussion of why this effort appears to be somewhat half-hearted.
desktoplinux: Linspire, the troubled Linux distribution vendor, has recently lost a top executive and a lead developer to the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu, has hired former Linspire staffers Randy Linnell and Brian Thomason.
Greg K-H: Way back in January, I announced a program to write Linux drivers for companies for free. When I did that, I never expected the response to be as large as it was.
jem report: A badly researched Yahoo News piece recently characterized open source developers' reluctance to adopt the new GNU General Public License version 3 as creating "a rift in the open source community between idealists who believe all software should be free of charge and free to use, and pragmatists who want to see open source software make further inroads into commercial use." There are so many things wrong in that statement that I hardly know where to begin.
pendrivelinux.com: Making a casper persistent Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon): With the coming release of Ubuntu 7.10 code named Gutsy Gibbon, most of the portable linux community is likely going to want to be able to run Ubuntu Gutsy in Qemu and at least be able to utilize a persistent partition or img (image) to save settings/changes to and restore settings/changes from. in the following tutorial, we will cover the process of making this possible.
Also: Ubuntu 7.10 Beta: Almost there!
Free Software Daily: This is the first in what I hope will be a series of interviews with major GNU/Linux distribution lead developers. This interview is with Clement Lefebvre the lead developer of Linux Mint and he talks with me about his project, development, the community, and his views on free vs open source software.
linux.com: One of the most welcome additions to OpenOffice.org 2.3 is a new export filter that allows you to save Writer documents as MediaWiki-formatted pages. That's all fine and dandy if you are using MediaWiki, but what about other wiki systems? The answer to this question comes in the form of the OpenOffice2UniWakka.
mozillalinks: Ubuntu released today a beta version of forthcoming Ubuntu 7.10 (code name Gutsy Gibbon), scheduled for final release on October. It includes a couple of nice improvements for Firefox users.
kernelTRAP: "The following patches implement a more generalized infrastructure (than latency.c) for connecting drivers and subsystem's that could implement power performance optimizations with the data needed to implement such policies," began Mark Gross, describing his Quality of Service power management patchset. He added, "these patches are following up on the discussions and presentations at the power management summit last summer." Mark continued:
wired blogs: The Ubuntu team has announced the beta release of Ubuntu 7.10 and its variants, including Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu. The final release of Ubuntu 7.10, dubbed "Gutsy Gibbon," will happen sometime next month.
simplyjat.blogspot: Mint Linux is a buntu derivative. According to the project website; "Linux Mint's purpose is to produce an elegant, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution". Mint Linux is currently ranked #6, on distrowatch. Celena (codename for Linux Mint 3.1) boasts about mintAssistant, mintUpload, proprietary drivers, plug-ins, stability, performance and usability.
phoronix: We are just about three weeks out from the final release of Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon, but those wishing to try out the new release early or wish to help in testing, the Ubuntu 7.10 Beta release is available today.
Red Hat Mag: The same way tabbed browsing revolutionized the web experience, GNU Screen can do the same for your experience in the command line. GNU Screen allows you to manage several interactive shell instances within the same “window.”