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|Story||Delusions of M$||srlinuxx||24/09/2011 - 3:12am|
|Story||Last Call For The X.Org/Linux Graphics Survey||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 10:26pm|
|Story||No, GNOME doesn’t want user feedback||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 10:24pm|
|Story||Great week for Linux: Video Editing, A Game Store and more||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 10:22pm|
|Story||Microsoft of old on Linux desktop, mobile and users||srlinuxx||2||23/09/2011 - 6:31pm|
|Story||GNOME Foundation head Sandler to keynote at LCA 2012||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 6:31pm|
|Story||Red Hat Shares — 3 Pros, 3 Cons||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 6:29pm|
|Story||Free Software's Smelly Underpants||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 6:25pm|
|Story||UEFI secure booting (part 2)||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 5:53pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||23/09/2011 - 6:05am|
The Free Software Foundation has published today a third draft of the GPL3 license. The FSF had indicated leading up to this draft that it would be addressing some concerns it had with the Novell-Microsoft agreements in the draft. Here’s Novell’s position on the new draft:
The late-morning conference sessions at the 2007 Military Technologies Conference boasted a presentation, titled "Why High-integrity Software Requires Open Source Tools," by Robert Dewar, president and CEO of AdaCore.
I finally got Ubuntu installed. I had downloaded Ubuntu three or four times from the generic site and burnt 6 CDs of the resulting stuff but each time my computer said the CDs were corrupt and aborted the installation.
We received over 500 comments to my last post about expanding Linux onto more of the Dell product line. As noted on IdeaStorm, we're working on it.
Pros: Secure; robust and evolved virtualisation; improved security management and IPv6 support
Cons: Little in the way of eye-candy
With the recent release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, Red Hat is both following and bucking server operating-systems trends we’ve witnessed in past tests of Novell’s SuSE Linux and Microsoft’s Longhorn beta code.
Ch-ch-ch-changes... Not expecting to hear that with today's driver release?
All my previous posts were pretty much technical in essence, and several were related to my work habits: 3D desktop productivity enhancements, virtual machines, etc.
This time, I’ll go back to something else entirely: GAMES!
You miss the mustachied plumber? Why not get a penguin or a blob instead? They can jump too, you know.
Mozilla and eBay International AG today announced they are working together to improve the online auction experience for people in France, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Together, Mozilla and eBay are collaborating on new technology and approaches to enable eBay users to stay up to date with their auctions more easily from within Firefox regardless of where they are on the Web.
Since the earliest days, free software and its representatives on earth have been the subject of attacks that serve to question the originality, authenticity, authorship, identity and parentage of the software - but the loose communities (if such they are) of hackers, users, developers and proponents of GNU, Linux and free software have always been quick to respond, as Stallman observes in his his
The licenses for most software and other practical works are designed to take away your freedom to share and change the works. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users.
In this interview, Jack Haken, the vice president of the Philips Intellectual Property and Standards and 2006-2007 visiting professor at Fudan University Law School in Shanghai, China describes some of the work he does as an IP attorney for a technology company that has had a significant impact on the computer, audio, and video technology industries, explains some of the issues facing technology
Scott Handy started with IBM 1983 as a systems engineer and went on to sales, marketing, and strategy positions covering large accounts, channels, small and medium business, and IBM products for Windows NT, Sun Solaris and OS/2 Warp. Now as VP of Worldwide Linux & Open Source for IBM he is one of the main public faces articulating IBM's open-source strategy.
Dell last week began selling low-cost Linux PCs to enterprise and consumer customers. They just have to be in China to get a hold of the machines.
When creating a security policy for a server, it is sometimes necessary to see if a file has been changed unexpectedly. Using tools such as md5sum will show that a file has changed, but will not show who changed the file. Using the audit subsystem, it is possible to track the process that was responsible for changing the file.
Interface design is a complex business. There are a great many schools of thought about how to build an effective interface, and ultimately no-one is 100% correct. Lots of theory, lots of academia, lots of opinion, but little hard evidence about what design constructs actually work best for general human-computer interaction.
3Dconnexion's SpaceNavigator is a compact, programmable USB input device designed for 3-D applications. It's a six-axis controller that senses tilt and rotation as well as x, y, and z linear motion.
Here's your first look at Speed Dial, a brand new way to get to your favorite sites. Speed Dial opens in any blank tab to give you immediate access to your favorite sites.
With each blank tab (New tab), Speed Dial presents a thumbnail preview of the top nine sites as selected by the user.
The second discussion draft of GPLv3 was released eight months ago, in July 2006. We had never planned to let so much time pass between public releases of the license. We felt it was important to fully discuss a few specific issues, including the recent patent deal between Novell and Microsoft, before proceeding with the process.
Oregon has joined Texas, California and Minnesota as states that may vote this year on legislation that would mandate the use of open document formats for public documents and records.