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BBC: Speaking to BBC News, Dr Gordon Moore said that he expected the proposition that bears his name should continue "for at least another decade. Eventually, however, we're down approaching the dimensions of individual atoms and that's clearly as far as we can go down the path of shrinking dimensions."
IGN: The Korean GamePark GP2 handheld gaming platform has, over the years, developed a pretty sizable following of homebrew and emulation fanatics that appreciate the Linux-based handheld's openness and easy development environment. A new incarnation of the handheld was expected this fall, but today the news is out that the device will be launching a bit early.
jem report: I be Robert Wales, notoriously known as Bob The Burner, privateer in mine own good service, Captain of the famous galleon Asus Core II, proud member of the brotherhood o' pirates. This official document'll be servin' as your confession. Thou'rt a pirate. Sack up, ye cowards, and admit thy crimes!
infoworld blogs: If you have the chops, your open source software project should lead and inform your commercial product. Red Hat and Ubuntu have done this brilliantly. Success with this strategy is twofold.
- MythTV on Ubuntu plus IRman
- Howto list just directories
- Simple Trick for Video Playback on Compiz with Intel and GStreamer
- HOWTO: Installing Highpoint Rocketraid 222x on Ubuntu Dapper (6.06 LTS)
- NTP Server and Client Configuration in debian
- How to Sync Hydrogen with Ardour
Red Hat Mag: What’s a pirate’s favorite statistics language? Arrrrrrr! Since even Linus himself has been known to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day, I thought you should have some tools to lead your pirate crew the open source way.
ruminations: Working with KDE for the last two weeks was enjoyable enough. I even decided to use KDE on my Debianized iMac. What I realize is that I have become pretty agnostic when it comes to the graphical desktop. I hardly care whether it is Windows, GNOME, KDE or Mac OS X. I do care about applications and what i can do with them. So, why bother with installing GNOME right now?
Also: FreeBSD Summer of Code Summary
And: How to: OpenBSD reset root password
Forbes.com (Dan Lyons): For four years, I've been covering a lawsuit for Forbes.com, and my early predictions on this case have turned out to be so profoundly wrong that I am writing this mea culpa. What can I say? I grew up Roman Catholic. The habit stays with you.
Also: SCO says there is 'substantial doubt' it will survive
Linux.com: KDE's window-specific settings feature gives you a fine level of control over the way windows behave. It lets you change settings such as minimum/maximum size, position, overlay, and transparency. By changing the default behavior of the various windows used by GIMP with KDE's window-specific settings, you can improve the GIMP interface.
Raiden's Realm: Ark Linux is a distribution that strives to provide the end user with the easiest possible install and the greatest ease of use. Indirectly derived from Red Hat Linux, it really strives to set itself apart as the preferred distribution for the new user to Linux. But exactly how user friendly is Ark Linux?
ZDNet: Linux users in the UK could face a greater threat from Microsoft than previously thought, but experts agree that British open-source users are in far less danger than US users from Microsoft's claim that open-source software infringes its patents.
freesoftware mag: A common criticism levelled at GNU/Linux and free software by proprietary software companies is that installing applications, drivers and media codecs is made difficult. Well, it isn’t.
dana blankenhornYesterday, Paula laid the smackdown on IBM for not going after Microsoft Outlook with its Symphony announcements. Before Big Blue could even rise from the mat, however, the Mozilla Foundation tagged me with news it was expanding its Thunderbird initiative with $3 million seed funding.
tectonic: To celebrate the release of Mandriva Linux 2008 later this year Mandriva is planning a worldwide installfest on November 17 2007. Get involved now.
Software programs are often made to run on systems that are completely different from the system in which the program is coded or developed. This process of adapting software across systems is known as porting. This article shows you how to port your software from one environment to another.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Editorial: PCLinuxOS - the new Number One distribution
- First look: MACH BOOT - a live CD that boots in 10 seconds
- News: Ubuntu shows faith in Compiz, openSUSE in KDE 4, Debian reveals X.Org plans, Ulteo and Linux Mint updates
- Released last week: JackLab Audio Distribution 1.0, KnoppMyth R5F27
- Upcoming releases: openSUSE 10.3 RC1
- Site news: DistroWatch hit by a DDoS attack
- New additions: Insigne Linux
- New distributions: LivEPICS, Vixta.org, Geubuntu
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KateOS 3.6 was released a few days ago. Since KateOS has always been one of my favorite distributions and since I haven't looked at it recently, I decided to take it for a test run on my HP Pavillion laptop. It always supported the hardware on my desktop, so I was interested to see how it would fare with wireless ethernet and powersaving features. There are two versions available: a full 2.4 GB DVD and a 700 MB live CD. I chose the 700 MB live CD.
junauza.blogspot.com: Gentoo, formerly known as Enoch Linux is one of the pioneers among the Linux distributions. It is well-known and loved for its speed, and hated for its unfriendliness with Linux newbies. Thus, many flavours of Gentoo have been created including this highly capable one named Sabayon.
linux.com: The petard filesystem is designed to produce only errors -- but you can stipulate what conditions generate the errors and what those errors should be. That makes petardfs useful for system and unit testing -- for example, making sure that an application gives a sane error message if it fails to open a file, or if there is a read error at byte 5000 of a file.