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|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||20/09/2012 - 2:19pm|
|Story||Why am I a freetard?||srlinuxx||20/09/2012 - 2:02pm|
|Story||The Linux Desktop: Not Dead, Just Broken||srlinuxx||20/09/2012 - 2:00pm|
|Story||LF Announces Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup||srlinuxx||20/09/2012 - 3:44am|
|Story||80 Open Source Replacements for Audio-Video Tools||srlinuxx||20/09/2012 - 3:41am|
|Story||Mandriva and Fedora Release Alphas||srlinuxx||20/09/2012 - 3:40am|
|Story||Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Beta 1 Review||srlinuxx||19/09/2012 - 11:48pm|
|Story||Sabayon 10 Review: Gentoo on steroids!||srlinuxx||19/09/2012 - 11:43pm|
|Story||Choose your Gnome distribution||srlinuxx||19/09/2012 - 11:41pm|
|Story||openSUSE 12.2 KDE - Now is the right time||srlinuxx||19/09/2012 - 11:39pm|
Matt Asay: Savio has had some interesting posts lately crunching numbers related to open source investments and, most currently, the FSF's financial ability to litigate GPLv3. In both cases, though, I think he's getting a bit too attached to the calculator and detached from reality.
CyberCapital: Here is a complete collection of Firefox shortcuts.It contains more than 50 of them. This is for Average users who don’t know all 55 Firefox Shortcuts.
Press Release: Canonical Ltd today announced the release of Storm, a generic open source object relational mapper (ORM) for Python. Storm is designed to support communication with multiple databases simultaneously.
IT Management: Determining usage and growth of Free software has always been a challenge. For over a decade, arguments have been held – sometimes flamewars – whose central point was the usage level of software that is freely distributed.
devside.net/blog: Having priced similar Dell Ubuntu and Vista systems in the past, at a real difference of a whooping 10 dollars, I was curious to check in again and see if Dell has implemented anything the user-base of IdeaStorm have asked for.
dailykos: It's a very nice alternative to PCLinuxOS, and offers one of (if not) the best out of the box experiences; SAM Linux is packed with all the proprietary software and media codecs, graphics intensive window eye-candy all in a single 700M liveCD that doubles as an installer CD, in and of itself a very impressive achievement.
The Jem Report: The Software Freedom Law Center recently issued a detailed statement analyzing a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding wireless devices.
Linux Insider: "Blogs allow more expansive discussions," noted Michael Goulde, senior analyst with Forrester Research, adding that the give and take of a blog and its associated comment area can make for the sophisticated collaboration necessary among open source developers. However, "they also allow more ego to show through," he said.
Raiden's Realm: In the world of desktop environments, two projects reign supreme. KDE and Gnome. One gives you everything AND the kitchen sink, the other gives you most everything, but certainly NOT the kitchen sink. we're going to focus on other desktop environments and window managers that are out there. The first is XFCE.
ZDNet: Another fully open source-based phone went on sale on Monday, offering developers the chance to build their own mobile Linux applications.
OpenOffice.org Tips: Here's the summer vacation reading equivalent of some everyday OpenOffice.org tips. Some new, some not. It's just how I use the program, things that make it easier.
techpersona: I thought that I would write a few things down so the new user can get some insight on what it takes to be a Linux user. These are just a few thoughts and experiences that I have run into when talking to other people and using Linux.
vnunet: The third version of the General Public Licence (GPLv3) has been adopted by 116 open source projects in its first week of operation, according to an overview compiled by software risk management firm Palamida.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Elive 1.0
- News: Elive and Fedora interviews, Kubuntu and KDE 4, Mandriva's semantic desktop, Gentoo 2007.0 review
- Released last week: Slackware Linux 12.0, Damn Small Linux 3.4
- Upcoming releases: Parsix GNU/Linux 0.90r1
- Feedback: "Shame on you, DistroWatch!"
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
sheehantu: Installing and removing programs can clutter up your system. Sometimes certain dependency packages aren’t needed after a program has been uninstalled - so trash it. I have a few handy tricks up my sleeve so you can reclaim some of your disk space back:
Mark Shuttleworth: Catharina Bethlehem wrote to tell me about her work on the Ubuntu community in Second Life.
The WorkShop: Well , I finally did it . Over the last weekend I moved to Ubuntu 7.0 feisty fawn Amd64 edition , and boy it sure does rock . I’ve used other distributions like Fedora core and Suse before , but for the first time I feel that I can get rid of my windows installation for good.
Press Release: Canonical, Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, today announced that it won Enterprise Open Source Magazine's Readers' Choice Award for the "Best Linux Distribution," voted on by members of the open source community.
ITtoolbox blogs: In my previous article of Why Linux STILL runs faster than Windows a reader left a comment asking about processes, command line interaction and system setup between Linux and Windows. I think what he is really wanting is a comparison of usability between Linux and Windows.
FOSSwire: The free software office suite OpenOffice.org is great for many office productivity tasks and in a lot of cases can prove to be very useful. However, it’s easy to forget that there are other open source alternatives to OOo for almost all portions of the suite.