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|Story||Free-software pioneer says it's all about liberty||Rianne Schestowitz||01/11/2014 - 5:44am|
|Story||Samsung fires another shot at Microsoft in Android patent battle||Rianne Schestowitz||01/11/2014 - 4:21am|
|Story||Systemd is Back, Microsoft Hearts Linux, and Qubes OS||Rianne Schestowitz||01/11/2014 - 4:16am|
|Story||Dual-screen Android PoS device supports EMV||Rianne Schestowitz||01/11/2014 - 2:45am|
|Story||today's howtos||Roy Schestowitz||31/10/2014 - 10:30pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Software||Roy Schestowitz||31/10/2014 - 10:29pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Gaming||Roy Schestowitz||31/10/2014 - 10:28pm|
|Story||The First Vivid-Based Ubuntu Touch Image Has Been Released||Roy Schestowitz||31/10/2014 - 10:22pm|
|Story||Security-Minded Qubes OS Will Satisfy Your Yen for Xen||Roy Schestowitz||31/10/2014 - 10:02pm|
|Story||Sad News! ;-)||Roy Schestowitz||31/10/2014 - 9:44pm|
unixmen.com: Here are 5 Nice opensource games for Linux , I installed the games on ubuntu and they did work fine, I liked more Supertux perhaps because is similar to super mario bros one my favorite games, the rest of the games are nice ones also with nice music and good graphics.
fosswire.com: The File menu has been around since the dawn of user interfaces. But do you know what? It has overstayed its welcome. The File menu has been abused in far too many applications.
bmighty.com/blog: Parallels, Inc. is a company best known for its Mac-based virtualization software. This week, however, it finally delivered an updated version of its Windows- and Linux-based products.
ostatic.com: Among advanced open source graphics tools, GIMP has a lot of fans, and there are many free online resources available for it, but if you're looking for a drawing and illustration tool that can compete with Adobe Illustrator and is especially good for logos and splashy still graphics, give Inkscape a try.
jonobacon.org: The Kindle. I have been wanting to buy one of these babies for a while, and when I kept reading about people buying my book on them, read Mike’s generally positive blatherings, and wanted something to read for my honeymoon last week, I gave in and bought one.
Randall C. Kennedy, InfoWorld: It's like a cancer: a creeping, deadly disease that slowly erodes all that's good and clean, replacing it with a swill of malignancy and decrepitude. I'm speaking, of course, of the recent appearance of Linux UI conventions under Windows.
blog.lynxworks.eu: In the interests of not becoming blinkered to one distribution, I thought I might give Fedora 11 a whirl. Not having used Fedora since FC4, I was surprised to see the adoption of a live CD installation and relieved to avoid a DVD size download. Just like Ubuntu it’s well polished, perhaps more so with graphical grub.
stormyscorner.com: The GNOME community has had mixed results with bounties and grants, so when Funambol community manager Stefano Maffulli contacted me about a GNOME grant and said they'd had success using grants for Funambol, I thought it'd be interesting to learn more about the program.
linuxjournal.com: Recently I've received some mail asking for a brief explanation on how to build Linux audio applications from source code packages. Ask and ye shall receive, hence the following simple guide for the perplexed, the puzzled, and the downright mystified. Compiling software is hardly rocket science, and if an old guitar-picker like myself can do it certainly you can too.
ubuntumini.com: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha 4 brings another Ubuntu Netbook Remix user interface redesign. The colors has been lighted, the menus now dynamically resize to allow more of the background to be seen and launcher animations have returned.
kde.org: A month has passed since the release of KDE 4.3.0, so today the KDE Community announces the immediate availability of KDE 4.3.1, a bugfix, translation and maintenance update for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop.
blogs.computerworld: The Deutsche Borse Group manages the International Securities Exchange, an equity options exchange, in New York and the Eurex and Deutsche Borse's own Xetra cash exchange. The Xetra stock exchange platform is also used by the Irish Stock Exchange, the European Energy Exchange, and the Shanghai Stock Exchange among others. It's long used Linux as the basis of these high-speed stock exchanges.
telegraph.co.uk: Although it was preceded by id Software's Catacomb 3D, Wolfenstein 3D is widely recognised as the father of the first-person-shooter game and the title which spawned one of the most popular genres in the gaming industry.
h-online.com: Linux 2.6.31 will support USB 3.0, although the corresponding hardware is not yet available. Distributions are to use the new FireWire stack that now offers LAN support. CUSE emulates the Open Sound System via a userspace program.
arstechnica.com: Opera 10 has arrived and finds itself needing to stand out in an increasingly crowded browser market. Ars goes hands on with the new release to see if Opera 10 has what it takes.
Also: Should Opera dump its desktop browser?
This tutorial shows how you can upgrade your GRUB bootloader to GRUB 2 on Ubuntu 9.04. GRUB 2 has been rewritten from scratch to clean up everything for modularity and portability.
computerworld.com: Last month, Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer posted its largest market share loss since November 2008, while Firefox reaped nearly all the benefit, Web metrics company Net Applications said today.
linux-mag.com: Apache 2.2 has been out for a while, and just recently, 2.2.13 was released. However, it also seems that a lot of folks are completely unaware of some of the cool new things available in 2.2.
toolbox.com/blogs: Linux has a reputation for stability. Because it is based on the Unix framework it has an inbuilt stability where if one process crashes, other processes are not effected. Pure Linux is still supremely stable. Then along came Jones.