hackaday.com: Most wearable computers we’ve seen feature a head-mounted display tethered to a small PC system in a backpack or worn on a belt. Here’s a slick little system that does away with the cord, fitting the entire system in the glasses.
dissociatedpress.net: It’s a long way from Florida to Ontario, but it was totally worth it. Spent this weekend in Toronto to attend the Ontario Linux Fest for the first time. It was a smallish show, but the level of enthusiasm was enormous.
linux-magazine.com: Many mainstream Linux distributions like Fedora, Ubuntu, and Mandriva provide support for popular netbook models. Consequently, they run on your little companion pretty much right out of the box. However, the desktop metaphor that works so well on conventional PCs and laptops doesn’t translate very well to the netbook computer.
techflash.com (Keith Curtis): It goes almost without saying that the release of Windows 7 is important for Microsoft to stem the tide of customer dissatisfaction with Vista. At the same time, ironically, a new release of Windows doesn't matter as much as it used to.
phoronix.com: Fedora 12 provides "out of the box" support for kernel mode-setting with ATI R600/700 series graphics hardware, but it does not provide 3D acceleration by default. However, Red Hat's X developers have made it very easy to enable this 3D support for the ATI Radeon HD 2000, 3000, and 4000 series hardware by just installing a special Mesa package from yum. In this article we are taking a quick look.
blogs.computerworld: I've known for ages that Linux had migrated from enthusiasts to big business. It wasn't until this weekend's Florida Linux Show, where I spoke on desktop Linux, that I realized how totally Linux has become part of the IT mainstream.
mybroadband.co.za: Windows 7 is now officially out. But in the next month four top-notch Linux versions will hit final release.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: GNOME SlackBuild 2.26.3 for Slackware 13.0
- News: Canonical limits free Ubuntu 9.10 CDs, Mandriva nears 2010 release, best features of openSUSE 11.2, Funtoo as a Gentoo "fork", Firefox download scams
- Questions and answers: Distributions for older hardware
- Released last week: CentOS 5.4
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 9,10, openSUSE 11.2 RC2
- New additions: Ubuntu Privacy Remix
- New distributions: Leeenux, Simplix Linux
- Reader comments
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digitizor.com: Fedora 12 which is scheduled to debut this November has some of the best features ever. Like all it’s previous releases, Fedora has always included cutting edge technologies. In this article we will have a look at 9 awesome features that Fedora 12 has.