gizmodo.com.au: What’s better than launching a high-altitude balloon into space from Adelaide 20 times? Doing it live from Linux.conf.au in Ballarat. Check out our exclusive video and learn more about the project.
linuxjournal.com: Does the thought of building your own retro arcade game seem a bit daunting? Get your nostalgia fix with this authentic arcade panel and trackball designed to inject the arcade experience into any home computer or video game console.
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Since GNOME 3 has been released, have you missed the good old user experience of GNOME 2? Marcus Moeller has created a theme called Newlooks that is meant to be used within the Fallback Mode.
It is based on Adwaita but makes use of the Clearlooks colors.
- [Rumor] Windows 8 Will Have A New Interface Called “Wind”
- Leading PC manufacturers dropping VGA support by 2015
- WebSockets disabled in Firefox 4
techrepublic.com: Choosing the worst tech disgraces of the past 10 years isn’t easy, but CNET News recently took a crack at it. The incidents that made the cut involve sexual harassment, stripper-crazed CEOs, spies, congressional investigations, and even murder.
orange.mync.com (AP): Bikes cost money, and in today's economic environment parents are making tough decisions about what they can and can't afford for their children. That's where George knew Red Hat could step in and help.
informationweek.com: Mascots are marketing personified. When they're good, they're grrreat, as Tony the Tiger, one of the world's more successful mascots might say. When they're lame, uninspired, annoying or perplexing, they might end up on a list like this.
theregister.co.uk: Earth has witnessed its first Klingon opera. On Friday in The Hague, Netherlands, the Terran Research Ensemble raised the curtain on "U," the first Earth opera performed entirely in Klingon.
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andLinux is a complete Ubuntu Linux system running seamlessly in Windows 2000 based systems (2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7; 32-bit versions only).
computerworlduk.com: Mathematicians from North America, Europe, Australia and South America have resolved the first one trillion cases of an ancient mathematics problem.
blogs.techrepublic.com: For some users, the computer is unfathomable - leading them to make bizarre assumptions about technology and the effect of their own actions. Here are a few irrational beliefs such users develop.
This article is about writing a book with the help of the free software community. The book in question is Sakai Courseware Management with the main authors being Alan Berg (Me myself and and Michael Korcuska, the executive director of the Sakai Foundation. In reality, around forty community members delivered valuable content, which the authors distributed strategically throughout the book.
Read the full article at Free Software Magazine.