|Story||Mozilla fixes 16 flaws with Firefox 3.5.4||srlinuxx||1||28/10/2009 - 3:14pm|
|Story||Review: Sabayon Linux 5.0||srlinuxx||28/10/2009 - 3:06pm|
|Story||GNU/Linux: Not Just DIY Computing||srlinuxx||28/10/2009 - 3:05pm|
|Story||Doing the Linux Math||srlinuxx||2||28/10/2009 - 2:35pm|
|Story||Is Google Faking the Open-Source Funk?||srlinuxx||28/10/2009 - 2:31pm|
|Story||Dual-Booting Linux And Windows: Easier Said than Done||srlinuxx||28/10/2009 - 2:29pm|
|Story||Ubuntu 9.10 for desktops heeds user complaints||srlinuxx||28/10/2009 - 2:27pm|
|Story||H264 Video Encoding on Amazon's EC2||phillc||28/10/2009 - 11:59am|
|Story||D2X-XL: Unique 6 Degrees Of Freedom Game (Descent 2 Mod)||hotice||28/10/2009 - 9:58am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||28/10/2009 - 2:01am|
Matt Asay's recent comment that "open source is not a Silicon Valley phenomenon" has sparked a debate about the importance of location, and got me thinking about where open source software comes from.
The FBI has drafted sweeping legislation that would require Internet service providers to create wiretapping hubs for police surveillance and force makers of networking gear to build in backdoors for eavesdropping.
Members of Cornell's Global Positioning System (GPS) Laboratory have cracked the so-called pseudo random number (PRN) codes of Europe's first global navigation satellite, despite efforts to keep the codes secret.
The Open Source Software Institute (OSSI) has announced the release of a Department of Defense (DoD) report entitled the Open Technology Development Roadmap which focuses on how to make the use of open technology development an integral part of the Department of Defense (DoD) software acquisition and development processes.
The second-annual Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON), is scheduled for Oct. 12-13 in Portland, Ore. Designed for information technology executives and managers in national, state and local governments, GOSCON features in-depth sessions on open source implementation and best practices.
The RPM format was often accused to generate a so-called «dependency hell», pretty much like the «DLL hell» in Windows. I believe that no matter how smart a tool or a file format specification can be, if you don't set the dependencies properly, you're going to hell anyway.
Why doesn't Linux click with my friends, neighbors, family, and others? While shaving this morning, my hand slipped off the bathroom counter and I bumped my head. Suddenly I understood...It's because of Unix.
Nonux, a Slackware-based desktop-oriented LiveCD, has reached version 3.1. New in Nonux 3.1 is Linux 18.104.22.168, Dropline GNOME 2.14.2, and more package updates. This distribution release is of course tailored for dutch speaking Linux users. View Here.
Microsoft is currently fighting a virtual game of king of the hill with OS competitors attempting to claw their way to the high ground. The latest challenger is Xandros.
Hewlett-Packard will ensure that the operating system works on several of its notebook models by year-end.
Everyone seems to be content with making "google" a generic term except the search company that invented the name. "To google" has caught on to such a degree that Merriam-Webster decided to include it as a transitive verb in the upcoming new edition of its dictionary.
I was able to get the Gaming part of the Kubuntu How-to done. Half-Life 2 is really a fun First person shooter. I'll show you how to play it in Linux with a little help from our friends at Transgaming.com. With Half-Life 2 under your belt, how about loading a game that runs native linux code? The Kubuntu How-to continues with loading Quake 4.
Mandriva has announced a set of online, tutored training classes aimed at satisfying the growing demand for Linux skills among both businesses and individuals. The company says the training classes are adaptable to a variety of learning speeds and knowledge levels.
Programmers on Perl and other languages can take advantage of the latest stable release of the GTK+ toolkit to facilitate rapid application development.
As reviewed last month, the latest Linux certification to go live is that of Ubuntu Professional. To earn this certification, you must first become LPI certified at Level I (LPIC , and then pass an additional exam. The following questions are intended to allow you to test your knowledge of the topic and make certain you are ready for this certification. Good luck!
Microsoft's pledge to provide open-source plug-ins that form a bridge between the Open Document Format (ODF) and its own Open XML format caused a stir among standards experts from companies that back ODF.
Recently the subject of beginners and Linux has come up here on TNL and I agreed to post a few thoughts on things people new to Linux may want to consider before striking out to find a distribution and installing it.