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|Story||Dartmouth is out, Things to do||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 1:25am|
|Story||Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 308||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 1:21am|
|Story||Digikam 3.0 Receives Highly Desired Features||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 8:22pm|
|Story||Putting Dell's Ubuntu Ultrabook to the test||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 8:20pm|
|Story||GhostBSD 3.0 Review: FreeBSD on steroids!||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 8:19pm|
|Story||Dispelling FUD About Ubuntu||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 6:17pm|
|Story||OpenSuSE 12.3: In-depth and hands-on||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 5:36pm|
|Story||Taking Stock of Linux Security and Antivirus Needs||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 5:35pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 499||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 4:17pm|
|Story||Debian Project News - March 18th||srlinuxx||18/03/2013 - 4:15pm|
FOSSwire: If you’re using dd for making backups or shifting around data of an considerable size, a lack of progress bar can be annoying and leave you having to employ annoying hacks to try and get status on your data transfer.
ubuntu tutorials: Vim is the greatest editor of all time. Let me tell you! Every week when I go to put together a new tip there is just so much to offer. I can keep this going for years!
opensuse news: Here is another ‘People of openSUSE’ interview: this time you can read Francis Giannaros’ answers! He does things like writing and editing articles on the wiki, bug reports, IRC and mailing list discussions still, and launching openSUSE-Community.org.
mozilla links: The One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project is in the final steps to finally ship the first laptops to poor children living in poor countries. The Gecko-based browser is as simple as it gets and then a little bit simpler.
LinuxWorld: MySQL AB has made it harder for developers to use the enterprise edition of its database software for free, sparking a debate about whether the company has strayed from its obligation to its open-source community.
Also: Another Reason Why MySQL Gets It
MaximumPC: When Dell first announced its line of preinstalled Linux PCs a couple of months ago, Maximum PC was eager to check them out. But, fearing the tough criticism for which Max PC is widely known, Dell flatly refused to send us a system to check out.
/home/liquidat: OpenGL Architecture Review Board has officially announced OpenGL 3 for the next month. This release will be the expected “Longs Peak” release, while “Mount Evans” is now scheduled for 4-5 months after “Longs Peak”.
groklaw: Hot off the presses: Judge Dale Kimball has issued a 102-page ruling [PDF] on the numerous summary judgment motions in SCO v. Novell. Here is what matters most: [T]he court concludes that Novell is the owner of the UNIX and UnixWare Copyrights.
linux.com: Linus Torvalds is often described as an open source champion, interested in licensing only insofar as it affects his ability to share code and improve software more quickly. However, his real position is more complicated -- and to some, perhaps surprising.
kernelTRAP: "BACK UP ANY IMPORTANT DATA," began the Linux 0.10 installation instructions. "Linux accesses your hardware directly, and if your hardware differs from mine, you could be in for a nasty surprise. Doublecheck that your hardware is compatible:
arstechnica: Last year, BitTorrent Inc. acquired the company that makes uTorrent, one of the most popular BitTorrent clients available on the Windows platform. The next major version of the official BitTorrent client—which is currently in beta—is based on the closed-source uTorrent client rather than the open-source BitTorrent reference implementation.
linux-watch: According to multiple sources close to Linux distributor Linspire, former CEO Kevin Carmony was not the only executive to leave Linspire at the end of July. Sources say that Chad Olson, the company's CFO, and other high-ranking officials including the comptroller and the head of the Linux engineering team had also left by July 31.
internetnews: There was a time when selling Linux (or even just writing about it) was an evangelical endeavor. Users needed to be sold on Linux's benefits and, more importantly, assured that it actually worked. Not so at LinuxWorld San Francisco 2007.
Caitlyn Martin: Articles about Linux and mainstream Linux news tends to be dominated by the big Linux distributions. In the past year a number of medium sized and small distros have lept past the big players among Linux distributions, offering single CDs with lots of apps, excellent hardware support, speedy performance, and relatively few bugs.
cyberorg: When guys like Richard Stallman are fighting to maintain the freedom of software developers and users, compiz-fusion project goes and picks a paid, closed source and proprietary software for it’s community forum.
mepis.org: Warren Woodford of MEPIS has built KDE4-Beta1 Live DVDs to verify the compatibility of KDE 4 with SimplyMEPIS 7.x. The 32 and 64 bit DVD isos are available from the testing directory of the MEPIS subscriber site and the MEPIS public mirrors.
LinuxJournal: Last year's winner in this category, the Nokia 770, has a younger sibling, and, as oft happens, the kid takes the cake. Nokia's N800, the follow-up to the 770, is smaller, lighter, better-looking, faster and has a larger brain.
linux.com: According to its Web site, LyX is "the first WYSIWYM document processor," coupling a familiar word processing front end to the powerful LaTeX typesetting engine. Last month's new version 1.5 release includes a revamped interface, big improvements in multilanguage support, and enhanced tools for incorporating math, tables, and outlines.
itmanagement: With Ubuntu installed and ready to rock, it's time to get started using your new desktop. This chapter is excerpted from the Second Edition of The Official Ubuntu Book.
OneAndOneIs2: There's an interesting interview with Sun's CEO, Jonathan Schwartz, at news.com. It basically sums up the counter-argument to the ever-popular FUD statement "FOSS is bad, because you can't make money by giving the software away" in one sentence.