junauza.com: A proof that Linux on the desktop is very much alive and is growing in popularity here in the Philippines is the birth of yet another distro named Kahel.
phoronix.com: Intel has provided an early development preview of the Moblin 2.1 operating system, which we briefly tested out on a Samsung NC10 netbook. Here are the screenshots and a few more details.
linuxjournal.com: I have just finished up three days at LinuxCon in Portland, put on by the Linux Foundation. Overall, I would say it was a great success.
daniweb.com: I will never again refer to the Linux Desktop in any of my writings beyond this post. From now on, it's the Linux User Interface.
- LinuxCon: Linux Success In the Key of Desktop
- LinuxCon coralls community, clouds, challenges
- Shuttleworth: Don't Give Up the Linux Desktop
- Open Letter to Mark Shuttleworth
- Shuttleworth's Three Methods to Improve FOSS Development
linuxtoday.com/blog: Bob Sutor, IBM's VP of open source, seemed to once again throw desktop Linux under the bus this week at Linuxcon:
blogs.zdnet.com: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst disagreed with Linus Torvalds’ contention that Linux has become bloated. Whitehurst said that Linux is growing and becoming more full-featured. The bloat will come when features are added that no one wants.
There are 2 ways of changing Ctrl + Alt + Delete behavior to open System Monitor: one if you are running Compiz, and one for Metacity, only to use if you are not running Compiz.
toolbox.com/blogs: I have just recently moved my home computer's Linux distribution from Debian to Gentoo. While I was in my switching process I had a revelatory observation. I will call it the inverse speed law . It goes like this:
theregister.co.uk: Hewlett-Packard is making an effort to support non-commercial Linux distributions on its servers and other vendors' business hardware. But you wouldn't know it from the black hole of fanfare regarding its new collaborative portal.