d0od.blogspot: Display album art (and lyrics!) for your playing tracks right on your desktop! Installation is simple, and I'll guide you through making a launcher for it too!
tuxgeek.me: In this article we get to discuss Opera’s role as an innovator in the browser market as well as find out if Opera will release its code under the GPL and some technical bits about the ‘Turbo’ technology.
Also: New snapshot with automated crash reporting
blogs.zdnet.com: Bring up free fonts around typeface designers, and you’ll probably get an earful about the relative quality of free and open source designs against the professionally designed fonts.
linux-mag.com: Looking for a mature, open source database that’s not owned by Oracle? Whether you’re already a fan or are looking for alternatives, now might be a good time to take a look PostgreSQL.
This research aims at finding the needs, and practices of users of Gnome 2.x. Analyzing that data will give the Gnome Usability Team very precious information that will shape up the form of Gnome 3.0.
davidhilton.wordpress: Interestingly enough, I recently upgraded to xorg-server 1.5 from 1.3. I removed my xorg file, and it works passably. It’s choice of graphics drivers is a little annoying -
blogs.zdnet.com: Is it coincidental that Oracle announced its planned purchase of Sun (and its MySQL) at the start of the open source database’s annual conference this week?
thevarguy.com: The VAR Guy double-checked this rumor and got confirmation: Diskeeper may leap beyond Windows to offer disk defragmentation software on Linux and Mac OS X. What’s motivating the potential Diskeeper moves? Here’s the scoop.
- 5 Free Backup Tools for Linux
- Back In Time - a simple backup system for Linux
- System backup program for Ubuntu Linux
- Utility backs up Linux thin clients to USB
maketecheasier.com: There are a lot of contenders in the ring when it comes to open source desktop environments. I’d been hearing more and more about a new challenger for the lightweight crown, LXDE. Can it stack up against the likes of Window Maker, Enlightenment, and Openbox?