happyassassin.net: The second release candidate for Fedora 16 Alpha is now out for validation testing.
news.cnet.com: Apple's Mac operating system has surpassed Linux in popularity as a development environment in North America, according to an Evans Data survey.
datamation.com: If you use the Linux desktop, you've never had it so good. Contrary to the critics who either haven't used the desktop recently or quibble or a minor feature, Linux interfaces are better than anyone could have imagined when they first started being developed a dozen years ago.
robertmh.wordpress: Yesterday I begun using Debian GNU/kFreeBSD “squeeze” in thorin, my main workstation.
datamation.com: Today I'm a full-time desktop Linux enthusiast, who is familiar with dozens of popular distributions. I'd consider myself very comfortable with Linux on the desktop. What's interesting though, is the change in how I view Windows.
linux.com: One question we get a lot: What are the best community server distributions? That question isn't as simple as it sounds. What makes a distro "the best"? Why community distributions, specifically? It's not a simple question —
HTTPS Everywhere is an initiative by the Electronic Frontier Foundation that boosts the security of Firefox with a clever plugin that will automatically encrypt your communications with a number of web services that support HTTPS. This provides an automated way to move users from the insecure HTTP protocol, which is the default for many web sites (like Google and Facebook), even though they may also support HTTPS.
I personally applaud the initiative on a technical level, and if I was a Firefox user, I would install the extension in a heart beat. But, on a fundamental level, the extension will fail to make any real improvement in the security of the web for one simple reason – users are the biggest weakness in any security system, and there is no patch for users.
Complete Story: http://www.brighthub.com/hubfolio/matthew-casperson/blog/archive/2011/08/08/https-everywhere-not-a-substitute-for-common-sense.aspx
linuxjournal.com: Tails is a live media Linux distro designed boot into a highly secure desktop environment. Tails is different because it is aimed at the privacy conscious “normal user” rather than government workers.
lunduke.com: I love comic books. Specifically the great adventures. With this in mind, I set out to create a new comic book series. The kind I really wanted read.