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|Story||JOE: Old-School Text Editor Teaches New Lessons||srlinuxx||2||17/07/2013 - 10:35pm|
|Story||The Raspberry Pi Needs a Roadmap||srlinuxx||17/07/2013 - 9:50pm|
|Story||Best Open Source Games||srlinuxx||17/07/2013 - 9:19pm|
|Story||GNU Awk: This is Not Your Father's Awk||srlinuxx||17/07/2013 - 9:16pm|
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|Story||How long has open source been part of your life?||srlinuxx||17/07/2013 - 9:01pm|
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|Story||Selecting a GNOME 2 Successor Desktop||srlinuxx||17/07/2013 - 5:27am|
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|Story||FSF, other groups join EFF to sue NSA over unconstitutional surveillance||srlinuxx||17/07/2013 - 5:22am|
FOSSwire: Jacob took a look at standalone GTK-based password remembering tool GPass recently, and if you’re not on KDE that is a very useful tool. KDE users however have a built in architecture called KWallet.
steelgryphon.com: We’re close to shipping Gran Paradiso Alpha 8, and we have a handful of features that still have yet to see the light of day. These will for the most part come into the M9 release, but as we were technically feature frozen we’re going to declare them up front as exceptions.
vertito.blogspot: Nero Linux is a flexible application, which supports all important features of Nero Burning ROM on Linux Systems. For die-hard Nero burning software fans, Nero burning software also comes in Linux.
synergymx.com: In this latest preview release of Lighting for Thunderbird the UI has been overhauled extensively. The three column layout is not part of the build. In the past the UI was just two columns, with the calendar covering up valuable email folder real estate with calendar stuff. This has been rethought and now the calendar is in its own column on the right - much like Outlook 2007.
Also: Top 9 Things Thunderbird Will Need to ‘Make It’
c|net: Them's fightin' words! That was my reaction when later last night I got the official Microsoft comment on my story about the Mozilla Foundation pumping new energy and funding into development of the Thunderbird e-mail software.
tombuntu: Once you start installing new GTK themes in Ubuntu, you will notice that applications that run as root, such as the Synaptic Package Manager, look unthemed and ugly.
Also: The Community Unofficial Ubuntu Names Tome
zdnet blogs: Even as its pushes the OpenDocument Format, OpenOffice.org — and new member IBM — are trying to deliver better compatibility with Microsoft Office. Good idea.
desktoplinux: In July, Mozilla executives admitted that they weren't quite sure what to do with Thunderbird, the open-source e-mail client, since Firefox, the popular open-source Web browser, demanded most of the company's attention. On Sept. 17, Mozilla announced that it had decided to spin Thunderbird off into a company of its own: MailCo.
Also: Firefox 18.104.22.168 on Mirrors
adtmag.com: REAL Software has upgraded its alternative to Microsoft Visual Basic, and added support for Linux OS Ubuntu version 6.06. The new REALbasic 2007 Release 4 is a programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) that allows programmers to write true cross-platform applications in a language similar to Microsoft Visual Basic 6.
I welcome you to another edition of Compiz Fusion Community News. This week, we had some very obvious changes to our web infrastructure (hint, compiz-fusion.org) and some interesting additions to the code of compiz fusion.
Vincent Danen: RPM (the Red Hat Package manager) is the most widely-used package manager on Linux systems. One of RPM’s strengths is the variety of options it provides to verify file information, reset file information, and so on.
Enterprise Linux Log: Apoteket, the Swedish State Pharmacy and Sweden’s largest state-owned pharmacy chain, has chosen to replace all of its servers at approximately 900 pharmacies with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Linux-Watch: "Schadenfreude" is a German word meaning to take pleasure in the trouble of others. It's perfect for describing how open-source companies and supporters feel about Microsoft's failure to overturn the European Commission's decision that Microsoft has acted as a monopoly.
Also: EU vs Microsoft: the morning after
kernelTRAP: A frustrated sounding Andrew Morton released the 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 kernel as "a 29MB diff against 2.6.23-rc6." Many patches are merged first into Andrew's -mm tree for testing before being pushed to Linus' mainline tree during the merge window.
ruminations: Where Kontact is a shell around various communications applications for the KDE desktop, KOffice is a shell around the productivity applications. During install PC-BSD gives you the opportunity to install OpenOffice.org and that you need to do.
opensuse news: AMD has recently released register specifications for the ATI Radeon R5xx and R6xx graphic devices. Engineers from Novell have now released a first alpha quality Open Source driver which currently supports initial mode settings. Next steps are adding support for more hardware, RandR 1.2 support, video overlay support and 2D acceleration.
CBR: Open source software is gaining traction in key UK industries, as freedom from license costs and vendor tie-in lure companies away from the proprietary path.
Also: Reason 54,872 to use Linux
linux.com: I recently read a blog entry on InfoWorld.com that urged the Linux community to fork the kernel into desktop and server versions because, according to the author, all Linus Torvalds cares about is big iron. Sorry, but that's both wrong and stupid.
linux.com: The GPL-licensed Pivot blogging software stands out among blogging applications because it requires no database, no extra libraries, and minimal installation effort. While it's still in an early stage of development, its flexibilty and the ease with which it can be set up make it ideal for those new to maintaining their own blogging Web sites.
ITtoolbox blogs: There is a big problem in the FOSS world. Especially with Linux. That problem is every group considers themselves to be on their own little island and only wish to concern themselves with their territory.