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|Story||OpenSUSE 11.2 the Perfect KDE Distribution||srlinuxx||24/10/2009 - 4:44pm|
|Story||Audio Production in Linux||srlinuxx||24/10/2009 - 4:43pm|
|Story||Let’s all be overjoyed about Windows 7||srlinuxx||24/10/2009 - 3:08pm|
|Story||Even The Open Source Community Gets Overly Restrictive At Times||srlinuxx||24/10/2009 - 3:07pm|
|Story||Beware Open Source Encryption||srlinuxx||24/10/2009 - 3:05pm|
|Story||openSUSE Weekly News #94 is out||srlinuxx||24/10/2009 - 3:03pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||24/10/2009 - 12:03am|
|Story||few howtos:||srlinuxx||23/10/2009 - 11:51pm|
|Story||Why Adobe likes open source||srlinuxx||23/10/2009 - 10:35pm|
|Story||Game of the Day - Neverball||srlinuxx||23/10/2009 - 10:31pm|
Charles Cooper at news.com shares some of his experiences at the RSA Conference and thoughts on the IE - Firefox war. He says, "So there I was trying my best to get a midlevel Microsoft manager to take the bait. 'Does Microsoft now feel confident it's found a way to slow the rise of Firefox--maybe even win back some lost customers?' Instead I was left high and dry."
IBM announced today that it will spend $100 million over the next several years developing linux applications for it's enterprize desktop offerings. vnunet is quoted as saying, "According to Big Blue, its expanded Linux support will help customers build Linux-based enterprise infrastructures. It aims to enable products and applications to run on a variety of operating systems, including Linux."
Martin Scorsese's The Aviator turned out to be an insightful look into passions and madness of millionaire and self-proclaimed aviator Howard Hughes. The movie starts...
A little birdie told me that PCLinuxOS pre-8.1 might be getting real close to being released.
Battles continue today in the M$ security war. Yesterday news began circulating that M$ Windows2003 server was found to be more secure than Redhat Enterprise. I'm skeptical until details of the study are released, as apparently they used the criteria of
abcnews has a transcript of the Peter Jennings interview with Sat^H^HBill Gates. I'd like to throw in some clever jabs and sarcastic remarks, but truth is I couldn't make it past the "Security is,
Well, duh? ACM Queue has published a summary of a study on open source vs. proprietary software. The study finds that the open source projects are advantageous due to "the existence of a large pool of testers and developers facilitates debugging and the true peer review of the code results in better code." On the down side
"Erik Sjölund has reported some vulnerabilities in KDE, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges and potentially by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system."
This story has been all over the internet, and one can't seem to click a newsite anywhere without seeing it. Seems microsoft has changed it's mind in it's previous announcement of not offering an upgrade/update to it's browser until the release of it's new Windows version in last 2006 or 2007.
Tony Lock has written an article quoting Nick McGrath's allegations that Linux security is a myth. McGrath states that the lack of viruses for Linux is also a myth. Lock agrees that there has been malicious code released against Linux lately, but doesn't cite his source or give examples. In the end Lock writes, "Security and Linux may be a myth, but no more so than for any other operating system" but then concludes
guiLINUX is running a review of the much admired and trusted PCLinuxOS complete with beautiful screenshots detailing how easy the harddrive installation and complete the default install is. Gabbman concludes, "My hope is that I have inspired someone to have the freedom of choice to find a Desktop that works for them in a easy to use manor as it does for me. That is the power of Linux, the freedom to choose."
"Company hopes to encourage more software vendors to build apps for the alternative OS."
"U.S. software producer Microsoft is trying to blackmail Copenhagen by threatening to shut a Danish unit."
Am I the only one who thinks this is the coolest homepage yet? Click on the software link to find that he is indeed one of us.
Oh no, say it isn't so! The heros, the icons of my youth are now giving in to this "don't smoke, don't drink, don't have sex" mentality our culture has become to say they didn't really smoke marijuana while filming their famed hit movies of the 70's and 80's. tsck tsck. What's next? Homer didn't really drink beer ... oh wait...
Atari is planning to release another video game based on The Matrix Trilogy just in time for Christmas. Their 2003 title Enter the Matrix sold approximately 6 million copies. I found Enter the Matrix to disjointed and far removed from it's namesake. The storyline, if you can call it that, was hard to follow, the goal was unclear, and the "action scenes" were boring and repetitive. I hope for more with The Matrix: Path of Neo".