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|Story||Meet MediaGoblin, a Decentralized Alternative to YouTube and Flickr||Roy Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 7:41am|
|Story||Indian state drops Windows, switches to Linux||Roy Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 7:34am|
|Story||Details on those 800 jobs coming to Red Hat this year||Roy Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 7:30am|
|Story||Mozilla's Webcompat Project Seeks Volunteers to Call Out Bugs||Roy Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 7:29am|
|Story||Opening Minds to the Spheres Among Us||Roy Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 7:22am|
|Story||Amazon unveils Android-based Fire TV STB and SDK||Roy Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 7:10am|
|Story||Per-Cgroup Swap File Support Proposed For Linux||Rianne Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 6:57am|
|Story||Free Your Files, Learning Linux, and Red Hat Jobs||Rianne Schestowitz||03/04/2014 - 6:26am|
|Story||Fedora 21 Will Have Java 8, Other Additions||Rianne Schestowitz||02/04/2014 - 9:03pm|
|Story||Synaptic Package Manager 0.81.1 Is Out||Rianne Schestowitz||02/04/2014 - 8:08pm|
gadgetell.com: As Christmas approaches and Hanukkah comes along to the later days, there’s a chance you might be expecting a new computer, or perhaps even a netbook. Now, what to the do with the old computer?
lazytechguy.com: These were the exact words from my wife's mouth when she saw my Mandriva 2009 install. I choose the KDE 4 desktop which is eye-candy in itself, but Mandriva devs have put in a lot of effort and made KDE look much more adoring.
Also: Mandriva Linux and your Blackberry
computerworld.com: Fewer than 60% of European Web users run Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer, while more than 31% have switched to Mozilla's Firefox, a French-based metrics company reported yesterday.
phoronix.com: The past year has brought several invasive changes to the Intel Linux graphics stack with the introduction of the Graphics Execution Manager for GPU memory management within the kernel, support for the Direct Rendering Infrastructure 2, and kernel mode-setting finally getting ready to enter the limelight.
The first pre-release of Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring is now available. This alpha concentrates on updating to the major desktop components of the distribution, including KDE 4.2 Beta 2, GNOME 2.25.2, Xfce 4.6 Beta 2, X.org server 1.5, and kernel 2.6.28 rc8. It is also the first distribution to introduce the major new Tcl/Tk release, 8.6.
heise-online.co.uk: The Ext4 file system leaves its main development phase and will soon be ripe for productive use. Major renovation work on the code for memory and disk management promises GPU speed increases and better scalability. Hundreds of new and revised drivers improve hardware compatibility significantly.
linux.com: At a time when new and buggy features cloud basic computer functions, it's refreshing to see a new release of a distro like Slackware that stays true to its core philosophy.
adventuresinopensource.blogspot: That well known online retailing behemoth Amazon has finally released a version of their mp3 music download service for the UK. It's been available in the US for some time but we finally get a chance to try it on these shores.
meandubuntu.wordpress: Back to distro-checking-outing! A sort of second chance for Mandriva - I give Mandriva Live ONE a once-over!
lxer.com: Linux Kernel developer Alan Cox has announced that he will be departing Red Hat for Intel. In an e-mail to the editors he explained that this move allows him to spend more time with his family and work even closer on the low level stuff that he really likes.
linuxscrew.com: Here is a small set of Christmas holidays wallpapers which should fit any Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, Suse, Mandriva, Slackware, RedHat, Centos desktop…
linux.com: Documentation is one area in which free/libre/open source software (FLOSS) is weakest. A project called FLOSS Manuals is trying to remedy this situation. The idea behind project is to create quality, free documentation for free software.
manilastandardtoday.com: OPEN source software can reduce costs and improve security dramatically, yet many people are a bit apprehensive about getting their feet wet.
maketecheasier.com: The tab is easily one of the most used feature in Firefox. It gives you the convenience of browsing different sites in one single window and save you the trouble of too many windows cluttering your desktop.
I am moving Tuxmachines.org to a new server today, so the site may suffer intermittent downtime and sluggishness.
arstechnica.com: Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, has announced plans to overhaul desktop notifications. The project is part of a broader initiative that the company launched earlier this year to boost the usability of the Linux software ecosystem.
mepis.org: Now available, in the MEPIS testing mirror, the first public test release of antiX-M8, a fast and light complete desktop and livecd based on SimplyMEPIS and Debian Lenny, with a little bit of sidux.
smspillaz.wordpress: I’ve implemented a sort of Mac OS X ’sheets’ animation in the simple-animations plugin. It is designed to work with dialog boxes so that they appear to ‘roll out’ of the top of the window.
Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.
linuxplanet.com: The latest release of the Linux Mint distribution offers up a clean, user-friendly desktop environment with a good assortment of applications to meet the needs of most any typical user.