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computerworlduk.com: In the beginning, free software was an activity conducted on the margins - using spare time on a university's computers, or the result of lonely bedroom hacking. One of the key moments in the evolution of free software was when hackers began to get jobs.
infoworld.com: There's no question that the open source community is a passionate one -- and one with significant influence on technology directions and options. We're way past the days when people asked if Linux or Apache was safe to depend on in business. Open source is now a mainstream part of the technology fabric. 11 leaders outline the challenges and opportunities ahead.
smspillaz.wordpress: Ladies and Gentlemen what you are seeing here may well be the future of compiz as we know it, in a new compiz branch called compiz++ which allows for really neat things like:
GoblinX just released the first beta of the next stable release.
"Merry Christmas!! The GoblinX Project is proud to announce the first beta of the next stable release. The G:Micro 3.0 beta 01 is released."
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- OpenSUSE 11.1 and nVidia == AWESOME!!
- TED follows Negroponte to Colombia to deliver GNU/Linux XO laptops
- Bill Gates – Enigmatic As Ever!
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- MySQL: Find Out Which Table is Consuming Resources
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linuxloop.com: Reading about Canonicals’ plans for application notifications, I got to wondering if the operating system could tell you what it was doing, too. Then I started wondering what would happen if Windows told you what it was really doing…
tarnaeluin.wordpress: After several weeks of trying I finally had to give in to my sweaty and now pruney hands. I could not get the heat out of my Ubuntu install on my T60p laptop. Last night I grabbed the Fedora 10 ISO.
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- Vista is dying slowly. Apple is a dead end. But Ubuntu needs to grow up.
ostatic.com/blog: The mission, should you choose to accept it: Develop a GUI-plugin, based on SyncEvolution to easily, visually sync Evolution to the Funambol SyncML servers.
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…