h-online.com: That the American National Security Agency has previously helped Microsoft harden various Windows versions is old hat, but what is news is that the NSA now also assists Apple, Sun and Red Hat with increasing the security of their operating systems.
techiemoe.com: Fedora, and Redhat before it, has held a special place in my heart for years, being that Redhat Desktop was the very first Linux distribution I ever used, and the one I kept coming back to during my programming classes in college.
Also: Fedora 12 rolls out impressive features
GMPC, or Gnome Music Player Client is a lightweight client for MPD, extendable through plug-ins: alarm, album view, AWN applet, dynamic playlist, fullscreen info, jamendo, last.fm, libnotify, lirc, lyrdb, lyricsplugin, lyricwiki, magnatune, wikipedia info, taglib (for editing tags) and so on (in the latest version).
pcauthority.com.au: Stuart Turton spends the second day of his one week odyssey with Linux, battling Fedora and DVD playback troubles, while trying valiantly not to go back to the relative 'safety' of Vista, as frustrations start to boil over.
theregister.co.uk: The Fedora Project has announced the latest version of its popular open source Linux distribution. So what does the Fedora 12 release have to offer? The answer is quite a bit.
blogs.techrepublic.com: I might be a bit of a rabble-rouser, but since I brought up the example of Linux/open source discrimination in my last post, “You can’t get there from here: Linux platform hurdles” and asked for your feedback, I keep seeing all sorts of complaints of the similarly disgruntled from all over the Internets/series of tubes.
- Fedora 12 LXDE Spin withdrawn (for now)
- Fedora 12 Cheat Sheet
- No root permissions needed
- How to Upgrade your existing system to Fedora 12
- Fedora 12 On A Stick (Tutorial)
This article proposes creating an Android-based service that emulates a network server that enhances the value of the local machine in unique and unexpected ways. Put a tiny cloud in your Android handset and experience the usefulness of a local Web server.
makeuseof.com: Everybody likes benchmarks. One way to address these inconveniences is to use PTS Desktop Live, a live CD built on Ubuntu containing the test suite which removes any operating system or software requirements for the target machine.
montanalinux.org: I wrote a comment to an LWN news blurb referring to a story about the future of Linux was in Google Chrome OS. I assume you (the person on LWN who wrote the comment I was replying to) were being sarcastic when you said that 10-20 million Linux desktops don't count.