larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: But it occurred to me today after reading Marcel’s mea culpa that, in the grand scheme of FOSS things, it really doesn’t matter what Linus uses?
As a Linux user I know that I should revel in sparse user interfaces and command line driven applications, but for my day to day communications, I prefer Pidgin over XChat. It's just more pleasant to look at, and goes beyond just IRC chat. The problem with Pidgin and Gnome 3 is that it is hard to tell when someone is trying to get your attention. The little smiley face that gets displayed on the system tray icon is lost in Gnome 3, as the icons are now hidden in a disappearing bar at the bottom of the screen.
techrepublic.com: Tails stands for The Amnesiac Incognito Live System — a new Linux distribution for users who want to leave no trail on the Internet.
linuxbsdos.com: CentOS, Community ENTerprise Operating System, is a Linux distribution derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Not many would consider it a desktop distribution, but it could be configured as one, though it requires a bit more tweaking than other well known desktop distributions to just work.
zdnet.com: The PGA Tour’s Entertainment division recently embarked on a project to develop a Linux-based media asset management system with CDW and VizRT to enable media outlets and others to quickly access video clips from gold tournaments.
fossforce.com: Well, as Three Dog Night said a long, long time ago, when it comes to Redmond, we find it “easy to be hard.” Anyway, this week, we’re taking that commenter’s advice and, in the interest of equal time, we’re going after our own kind, Penguinistas.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): That, indeed, may be why TuxRadar's recent Open Ballot -- entitled, "What will Linux look like in 10 years?" -- was met with such glee.
itbusinessedge.com: About 25 percent of new workloads running in a mainframe these days are making use of Linux rather than running directly on top of the venerable z/OS platform that has been so closely associated with the mainframe for the better part of four decades.
aplawrence.com: I've been reading Google News for quite some time - long enough that I don't even remember when I started using it. What I like about it is that I can personalize it by adding "sections" for subjects that I am particularly interested in. This lets me easily find news that I want.
itreviews.co.uk: Jolicloud, founded back in 2008 by Tariq Krim and now the parent company of the Joli OS distribution, is one of the most well-known desktop 'cloud' companies around. Designed as a spin-off of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, Joli OS has grown into a popular alternative to Google's Chrome OS.