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toolbox.com/blogs: If you use Linux then you are automatically a geek, an unwashed, pizza eating, cola and coffee swilling, obnoxious and scruffy rebel who just wants to stick it to the man.
blog.worldlabel: Welcome to OpenOffice.org, the world-class office suite that’s also free and open source. This is your new-user orientation.
h-online.com: French video portal Dailymotion is ditching the use of proprietary plug-ins such as Flash and Silverlight for its "pré bêta" Dailymotion site. Instead, the open video site is exploring the possibilities offered by HTML 5 and the pre-release version of Firefox 3.5.
extremetech.com: Linux has, in some ways, always been a bit politicized in the sense that there are true believers among Linux users and developers that all software should be truly free. gNewSense Linux is geared toward those who want a truly free Linux distribution.
eweekeurope.co.uk: IBM, which is seeing a continued resurgence in the mainframe space, is offering new migration services and financial incentives in hopes of luring away some HP and Sun Unix customers
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: Taking a look at Debris Linux
- Tips and tricks: Running openSUSE "Factory"
- News: OpenSolaris readies 2009.06, Fedora slips 11 again, FreeBSD 8.0 enters code freeze, NetBSD gets a new binary package manager, Debian gets improved support for Eee PC, openSUSE community develops a new Moblin distro, Ubuntu User magazine
- Released last week: Linux Mint 7, CentOS 5.3 "Live CD"
- Upcoming releases: OpenSolaris 2009.06
- Donations: SliTaz GNU/Linux receives US$200
- New additions: Debris Linux
- New distributions: Foxy Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
infoworld.com: Lines are beginning to blur between the open source and commercial versions of the Sun Microsystems Solaris Unix operating system.
itwire.com: What is the true market share for Linux? A: Depends who you ask! You can find desktop penetration of 1%, 2% and 4% - and a server share right up to 46%!
networkworld.com: Ubuntu 9.0.4 Desktop, nicknamed Jaunty Jackalope, is likely to continue the Mac-like cult following for Canonical's Debian-based Linux distribution. But there's not a lot new here.
workswithu.com: The old debate about lack of standardization among different Linux platforms flared up on Slashdot this weekend. It’s a complicated topic, with complex arguments both for and against greater consolidation among Linux programming interfaces and distributions.
itwire.com: Developer Tim Chase, who describes himself as "a genetic geek", has created a package called Mononono which creates explicit conflicts with core Mono packages.
openbytes.wordpress: Whilst Ubuntu is a great distro offering “out of the box” support, there is so much more to Linux and Linux != Ubuntu!
ghacks.net: So you went ahead and purchased that System 76 laptop or you decided to finally install Linux on your laptop. You now have a Linux based laptop with a webcam. But how do you take advantage of this hardware?
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #144 for the week May 24th - May 31st, 2009 is available.
- How to control a computer remotely using Gnome vnc server
- 11 Free Linux Remote Display Software
- 915resolution with built-in uvesafb
- 5 keys that work in Windows and Ubuntu 9.04
- “Because humans need Oxygen.”
- More on static analysis with gcc - meet dehydra
- Kids in 26 schools get laptops
- Open Government: the Latest Member of the Open Family
pclinuxos2007.blogspot: It's a peculiar world of computing where some say Linux is ready to replace Windows on the Desktop. They consider Linux is better than Windows. So, what's holding the Tux back?
phoronix.com: A new release of Blender, the immensely popular open-source 3D modeling software, is now available. This is not the much-anticipated Blender 2.5 release, but instead version 2.49.
linux.com: Ubuntu GNU/Linux Long Term Support which are the Ubuntu GNU/Linux versions that are supported for three years for desktop versions and five years for server versions.