tech-no-media: For me the the best free media player for Windows and Linux is mplayer. It is not only a very fast player, but it also offers a ton of advanced options.
linux-magazine.com: When KDE chiefs Adriaan de Groot and Sebastian Kuegler, together with Gnome's Dave Neary and Federico Mena met the press, Kuegler explained the idea for a joint desktop conference was born two years ago and is meant to save developers from having to travel to two conferences.
consortiuminfo.org: How could anyone expect a less well funded commercial competitor, much less an open source project, to equal Office for features, performance and interoperability with other office suites?
- Debian developer clarifies Mono position
- The LibDave method of patent immunity
- Open letter to Miguel de Icaza
- Yet another opinion in Mono case
- The Mono Firefight
linuxjournal.com: The long-awaited upgrade to KOffice has arrived. It looks good and provides a great base for its future evolution.
pcmech.com: Opera is one of those browsers that has a very dedicated community, but pales in usage compared to Firefox and Internet Explorer.
ghacks.net: I read a lot of news. One of the many ways I read news is via RSS feeds. Most RSS readers are graphical applications. But did you know there is a console-based RSS reader? There is and it’s called Snownews.
sprayfly.com: I have never been a big fan of the default Brown/Orange GNOME themes that ship as standard with each new Ubuntu distribution. It turns out that there is a brilliant project called Gnome-Colours that has set itself the task of dealing with this problem.
majewsky.wordpress: So I’ve been coding some Python lately, because this is the language of choice for the “Computational Physics” course I’m attending. As the name says, it is more about physical and numerical problems than about programming, and the instructors chose Python as it’s easy to get into.
- Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Opens
- Nokia & GNOME Mobile
- Life in the Gran Canaria Penhouse
- GUADEC tidbits #2