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|Story||Customizer App Handily Smoothes Over GRUB Trouble||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 7:39pm|
|Blog entry||Fedora 17 KDE and GNOME 3 preview||finid||30/05/2012 - 4:26pm|
|Story||Improve Gedit with three Extra Plugins (Part One)||fsmag||30/05/2012 - 10:44am|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 3:40am|
|Story||The Beefy Miracle Offically Served||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 3:36am|
|Blog entry||How to get back that friendly desktop look on Mageia 2 GNOME 3||finid||29/05/2012 - 10:09pm|
|Story||GPL policing to include Linux and Samba||srlinuxx||29/05/2012 - 7:35pm|
|Blog entry||Panel-Docklet: A must-install extension for GNOME 3||finid||29/05/2012 - 10:06am|
|Blog entry||Linux Mint 13 MATE/Cinnamon preview||finid||29/05/2012 - 9:42am|
|Story||Scorecard - Linux Mint 13 and Mageia 2||srlinuxx||29/05/2012 - 12:08am|
linux.com: Patrick Stakem wants everyone to know that the newest iteration of FlightLinux is not just for NASA rocket scientists. The special hardened distribution that earlier this century orbited the Earth on an unmanned satellite is set to move into active duty again, this time as a civilian project.
Linux App Finder: I've blogged about K9Copy's DVD rip and copy abilities in the past, but I only just noticed that it has added one step rip to MPEG4 support. After taking it for a test drive I'm very pleased with the ease of use and plan to use it for most of my ripping needs in the future.
Also: How to install Amarok in Ubuntu (and get it to play MP3s)
Mandriva.com: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries chose to migrate its local servers (about 400 machines) from Windows NT Server to Mandriva Corporate Server 4.0, within two years.
kernelTRAP: The 'Suspend2' project has been renamed to 'TuxOnIce' Nigel Cunningham announced on the lkml, "this is for a couple of reasons: In recent discussions on LKML, the point was made that the word 'Suspend' is confusing"
the register: ACCORDING TO MEXICAN MAG sentidocomun, Bill Gates is no longer the richest bloke in the world.
CyberOrg: I am happy to announce that i18n infrastructure is ready and we can now translate compiz-fusion plugins and ccsm. We would be creating a team of translators, with one member per lingua in charge of keeping translations up-to-date.
International Herald Tribune: As the open-source movement completes its first decade, the fast-growing industry is at a crossroads, experts say, having advanced from nerdy novelty to recognized market niche while attracting the double-edged attention of its biggest rivals.
LoCo About Ubuntu!: I have switched my computer back over to Windows XP for a spin with the Ubuntu .exe installer, Wubi (Windows Ubuntu Based Installer). Wubi installs a fully functioning Ubuntu installation in your computer inside your Windows installation. Think of it as a virtual hard drive in your existing C:/ drive.
SiBlog: So last week I bought a Western Digital 160 GB external hard drive specifically to run a version of Linux on it. I have used Red Hat in the past but decided to go with Ubuntu and the Feisty Fawn release this time.
zdnet blogs: Flock has released a preview of a major update to its social web browser. As I noted in a recent post when Flock first launched, timed perfectly to coincide with a wave of web 2.0 hype, it seemed like a fresh and bold attempt to make a web browser that truly embraced the ’social web’.
techworld: Open-source developer Parallels finally released the source code for the Wine software used by Parallels Desktop 3.0 on Monday - but only after weeks of prodding by Wine developers and negative publicity on the IT forum Slashdot.
c|net blogs: The debate over free software is full of phrases like "free as in beer" and "free as in speech." To these, Stallman added the self-contradictory "free as in freedom"-- the kind of freedom one has when one's work must be carefully excluded from other people's projects.
linux.com: Last month, Nero released version 3.0 of Nero Linux. Since we tested version 2.1 last year, the software has come a long way. Nero Linux 3 supports not just CD and DVD burning but claims to be the first Linux application to support Blue-Ray and HD DVD recorders as well.
the how-to-geek: If you are a Firefox power user like I am, then you probably have dozens of tabs open all the time. After trying a number of different options, I've finally settled on using multiple rows of tabs as the best option.
CBR: The level of funding in free and open source-related vendors rose over 33% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, following a decline in the first quarter.
techworld: A survey this spring of more than 400 developers and IT managers in North America found that the number of developers targeting Windows for their applications declined 12 percent from a year ago.
This tutorial shows how you can install and use Beryl or Compiz Fusion on a Fedora 7 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With both Beryl and Compiz Fusion, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube.
iTWire: There are many good reasons to be concerned about security and privacy online. For example, Internet banking can be at risk if there is any possibility of maliocious software on your computer's hard drive. Banks even expressly warn that before using their systems you should ensure you have taken steps to ensure your personal security.
ittoolbox blogs: The linux file system to those who are familiar with it is quite sensible and logical in its organisation. If you are familiar with the deep and dark secrets you will find many things that will surprise you and make you go aaah. One of those is the /proc directory.
mozillazine: Gran Paradiso Alpha 6 is now available for testing. New features in this development milestone of Mozilla Firefox 3 include an upgraded SQLite engine, improved cookie performance, support for site-specific text size preference and various Gecko 1.9 bug fixes.