linuxinsider.com: Yes, it is possible to build a Linux computer out of spare parts for next to nothing, but not every Linux fan believes it's a great idea. "Setting someone up with Linux on a junked computer will just set them up to hate Linux," argued Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson.
infoworld.com: It seems like a million moons ago that Red Hat announced the demise of Red Hat Linux in favor of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and embraced the Fedora project as the testing ground for its commercial releases. Last week marked the 13th Fedora release in nearly seven years.
reviewboard.com: It’s a clever concept, if not exactly a fresh one: Sell or give away a PC, then make your money on a monthly subscription fee.
itwire.com: Telstra today revealed it would launch its Linux-based T-Box integrated media centre set-top box from mid-June at a stand-alone price point of $299, with a sledload of free and pay-per-view content available and an associated revamp of its broadband plans in the works.
unixmen.com: Qimo is a desktop operating system designed for kids. Based on the open source Ubuntu Linux desktop, Qimo comes pre-installed with educational games for children aged 3 and up. So If you want to teach your children to use Linux from an early age, Qimo is the perfect for your kids.
linuxlock.blogspot: Shortly after the Desktop was established, the obligatory popup appeared, stating that "Restricted Drivers" were available for installation. Margie asked me then: "What does that mean?"
techenclave.com: I have always preferred Fedora Linux or Open Suse over Ubuntu Linux. I ran into all sorts of issues with Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04. Open Suse 11.2 ran really well and was extremely stable, however was looking forward to Fedora 13.
linuxforu.com: Started in March 2009, Carnation Auto offers car owners a wide array of services. Carnation has grown to 15 hubs across 10 cities, with more than 700 employees —all in a matter of nine months. This accelerated growth wouldn’t have been possible without open source technology.
Welcome to this year's fourth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
daniweb.com: This Memorial Day weekend reminds us all of those who sacrificed their lives for freedom and to protect a way of life that is based on freedom. While considering the brave men and women who stood up for what is right over the past 250 years, it made me realize a similar thing about Linux.