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|Story||2013 Brought More Desktops to GNU/Linux||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 1:29pm|
|Story||Despite US Roots, Red Hat Appears to Have Benefited From NSA Scandals||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 1:11pm|
|Story||Christmas a Good Time to Install Fedora 20, But Not Upgrade to It||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 12:47pm|
|Story||When FRAND meets FOSS: Bottom Up or Top Down?||Rianne Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 7:46am|
|Story||Free DU Speed Booster app for Android||Rianne Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 7:31am|
|Story||Linux 3.13-rc5 released||Roy Schestowitz||23/12/2013 - 9:00pm|
|Story||How Docker turned intricate Linux code into developer pixie dust||Roy Schestowitz||23/12/2013 - 8:58pm|
|Story||Unvanquished Advanced Open-Source Gaming In 2013||Rianne Schestowitz||23/12/2013 - 5:14pm|
|Story||Linux Mint 16 KDE and Xfce released||Rianne Schestowitz||23/12/2013 - 5:03pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Gaming||Roy Schestowitz||23/12/2013 - 4:53pm|
linuxplanet.com: Parts I and II of this series covered covered the "planetarium" programs KStars and XEphem. They can answer pretty much any question about what's where and when in the night sky. But they don't really give you the feeling of being there like a couple of newer entries on the Linux astronomy scene: Stellarium and Celestia.
finextra.com: Derivatives exchange operator CME Group has joined the Linux Foundation, with its associate director Vinod Kutty taking on the chair of the organisation's end user council.
- Eee PC: Xandros Vs Eee-ubuntu
- Gentoo: Improve boot time…
- Microsoft, Mozilla, Google Talk Browser Futures
- IBM Lotus Symphony: The Ubuntu Beta
- The command line is nothing to be afraid of
- 13 Terminal Emulators for Linux
- VirtualBox update brings improved performance and 64-bit support
- Linux Foundation courts individual members
- Year One with the Linux Based NAS Server
- KDE 4 drawing performance on nvidia
- Linux Plumbers Conf: Linus - Git Tutorial
- Just switched to the Paludis package manager
- linux-0.01 on Ubuntu
- OpenSUSE 11 First Impressions
- Fraught laptop project takes aim at digital divide and poverty
- ReiserFS File System Corruption and Linux Recovery
- Linux Outlaws 56 - Have You Had Your Eyes Tested Lately?
- Reset Your Forgotten Ubuntu Password in 2 Minutes or Less
- Installing Real Player and Configuring Mozilla Plugin
- Virtualization As An Alternative To Dual Booting Part 2
- Basic APT commands
- Install VirtualBox 2 Guest Additions in Ubuntu
- Charting your boot processes with bootchart
- How To: Increase Battery Life in Ubuntu or Debian Linux
- Running CrossOver Chromium aka "Google Chrome" under Ubuntu
- Changing what time a process thinks it is with libfaketime
- openSUSE Build Service built openSUSE 11.1 beta 1
- openSUSE 11.1 beta 1 e1000e driver issue
- Short Blog on openSUSE
- What’s Red Hat Doing in the Virtualization Business?
- Oops! Ubuntu IS gearing up for more kernel contribution
- Ubuntu loses its virginity, turns commercial
- Widening Canonical's Commercial Software Pipeline
- Ubuntu Ibex Alpha 6 Review
- More Windows 7 M3 Screenshots Leaked
- Microsoft refers to its anti-Linux playbook to attack VMware
- Windows 7 versus Generic Linux Distro
- Open Source makes historic UK breakthrough
- Open source company wins Becta accreditation (PR)
- Stanford and Harvard teach businesses how to squash open source
- Is "open source" a matter of license or employment?
- Open-source founders doubling up on startups
- Consolidation and open source: Not likely anytime soon
- Open source and the box era
- How big the Google open source credibility gap
- Google throws down open source gauntlet
- Two Views of Enterprise Open Source
- Let's talk cheap software
- Attorney Shaalu Mehra discusses emerging GPL trends (video)
kroah.com: One main question that I saw a lot, and was even asked about during my talk, was "what about Canonical's work on the desktop/Gnome/KDE"? I really don't know if they have contributed a lot of effort back upstream on these projects, that wasn't my point here.
stuff.co.nz: The Linux movement has taken off and Dave Thompson goes undercover to find out how to join. Every week we get someone asking about Linux what is it, why is it and should I do it? The answer is complicated.
softpedia.com: The Greater Columbus Convention Center will host this year's annual Ohio LinuxFest, which will take place on October 10-11. Now at its sixth edition, the Ohio LinuxFest will include a large expo and popular speakers, while welcoming free software developers, open source enthusiasts and virtually anyone who is interested.
ostatic.com: The Digital Divide -- there isn't a nation where it doesn't exist, yet it seems so relative. In one place, a child going online via dial up using a PII seems at a disadvantage. Elsewhere, that child has a tool that could change his life. Open source has much to offer here.
techradar.com: A few years ago, it looked like Linux might – just might – take over the world. Companies like Lindows/Linspire were going to make it easy enough for your mother to use. Bright coloured boxes of SUSE and Red Hat and plenty of others were piled high in every computer store. It was going to be a whole new era. Except it didn't really happen, did it?
linux-mag.com: A few months ago, we finished the third of a series about features added to longstanding utility programs. This month we’ll look at the new features that GNU programmers and others have added to all of the other features that find(1) already had.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Many Linux users make use of the KDE or GNOME desktop environments and when it comes to file management, they don’t venture beyond using the environment-provided file management tools like Konqueror or Nautilus. Considering this is Linux, there are many other file management tools to choose from, some of which you may find preferable to the “defaults.”
community.zdnet.co.uk/blog: I installed Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) Alpha 6 on both of my laptops over the weekend, and it looks very good. In the original announcement of the Intrepid Ibex development, Ubuntu spoke of giving priority to "pervasive internet access", and it appears to me that they have made good progress on that.
raiden.net: Ever since I first ran into Linux Mint over a year ago, I've been enamored by it's elegant simplicity, rock solid stability, good hardware support, and excellent user experience. This distribution has continued to impress me time and again, and has really become my number one recommended distro, actually displacing PcLinuxOS in the top slot, for favorite new user friendly distributions.
blogs.techrepublic.com: I know, I know…you’re wondering why this is in the open source blog. The reason is simple: I have used open source operating systems for a long, long time now. I have championed against Microsoft for over ten years. But when Techrepublic liked the idea of me writing some Vista content for them, I couldn’t say no.
The release candidate 2 of OpenOffice.org 3.0 is now ready for testing. This test release is made available to allow a broad user base to test and evaluate the next major version of OpenOffice.org, but is not recommended for production use at this stage.
techradar.com: Firefox has been outperforming IE in every department for years, and version 3 is speedier than ever. But tweak the right settings and you could make it faster still.
linuxscrew.com: Below are some Linux news which were on top 10 years ago at e-news sites of of that time.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Linux package management cheatsheet
- News: Testing OpenSolaris 2008.11, Fedora intrusion update, Ubuntu and kernel patches, netbook benchmark comparison, Gentoo decline
- Released last week: Pardus Linux 2008.1, PC-BSD 7.0
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 10 Beta, Mandriva Linux 2009 RC2
- New additions: Syllable Server
- New distributions: Dragora GNU/Linux, Orange Sombrero, Toorox
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