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computingtech.blogspot.com: The simple commitment to share code is probably the single most powerful contributor to the growth of the open source software movement in general, and Linux in particular. The willingness of Linus to incorporate code from others in the Linux kernel has also been critical to the success of Linux. The following sections characterize Linux and the communities.
blogs.howtogeek.com: Just switched from Windows and still a bit scared about the command line? You shouldn't be! The command line is a very powerful, fast and intuitive tool to get things done without clicking buttons and navigating through windows.
linuxjournal.com: In my ongoing quest to take over the world with Linux as my OS of choice, I've noticed that simply handing someone an install CD doesn't really do the trick. The problem is that hating Windows isn't enough. Most people hate Windows, but feel trapped into using it. That's where my 3 step approach comes in.
linuxinsider.com: Custom Linux provider Xandros will release a free Linux OS called "Freespire 5" during the fourth quarter of 2008. This next version of Freespire will be based on the Debian GNU/Linux "Lenny" release rather than the Ubuntu Linux platform Freespire 4 uses.
ft.com: Jamie Boyle’s sensible defence of open-source software starts in a disarming way, by suggesting that the Federal Circuit’s decision in Jacobsen v Katzer, which upheld the validity of an open-source copyright claim, was one of those dry-as-dust decisions that only intellectual property geeks could love.
earthweb.com: The universe of tech blogs is solar system-sized and getting bigger all the time. Part of what makes it so vast is an inescapable fact: people interested in technology spend inordinate time with computers, so naturally a Web-based medium is wildly popular. So the question becomes more difficult every year: Which of the gazillion tech blogs are worth your time?
itwire.com: Challenged by my iTWire colleague and Linux lover Sam Varghese to come up with 40 reasons to lose Linux and vote Vista, I’ve done just that.
celettu.wordpress: In my last screenshot-post I was still using LXpanel. It’s just that it looks a bit boring…even with transparency turned on. Enter: tint2.
workswithu.com: Conventional wisdom says Ubuntu’s popularity is limited to desktop PCs and laptops. However, a reader survey by Works With U reveals that nearly 80 percent of organizations running Ubuntu depend on at least one production Ubuntu server. Here’s the scoop.
linux-magazine.com: Want to expand OpenOffice.org's default functionality? The official extension repository has quite a few extensions you can use to add some nifty features to the productivity suite. Precisely which extensions you might find useful depends, of course, on your particular needs, but there are at least five extensions that deserve a closer look no matter how you use OpenOffice.org.
techradar.com: Google has responded to mounting EU pressure on privacy by stating it will 'anonymize' users' IP addresses after nine months.
Glyn Moody: Here's some news from Red Hat: We’ve partnered with Seneca College, one of the leaders in instituting open source software into its coursework, to bring Fedora to the classroom. What's remarkable about this is that Red Hat considers it remarkable. And, sadly, it *is* remarkable.
daniel.holba.ch/blog: Yesterday we watched “Berlin am Meer” - not a world-changing, but nice movie which plays in Berlin. I was pleased to see they used Ubuntu in a short scene.
blog.mozilla.com/faaborg: In an effort to increase the level of Firefox’s visual and interactive polish, I’ll be posting a list of around 7 bugs every monday from now until we finish up Firefox 3.1.
shoutwire.com: When it comes to dual-booting Linux and Windows, your average computer user will shit himself six ways from Sunday and refuse because he doesn't want to have to learn anything new. Most people are just too damn intimidated by all the geek rhetoric they hear online and honestly just don't want to screw up their machine.
- Ubuntu is really boring me on my desktop
- Fully Automatic Installation for all distributions
- More fun X-based stuff
- Gambas - Almost Visual Basic for Linux
- Lego-like Linux modules ready to ship
- Interactive C# Shell
- A Flurry of Open Source Video-Related News
- The all new Ubuntu Brainstorm
- openSUSE Build Service Build Checks
- Microsoft, Novell Making Virtualization Moves At VMworld
- No tiling support for KDE 4.2
- Bill and Jerry, Chrome and the Next Linux Generation
- Ad danger to open source
- How pot may win the war against super-bacteria
- Linux Kernel Swear Words
- Visualizing open source software
- Linux Outlaws 53 - Duck Porn?!
- Review: Acer Aspire One
- OLPC's Amazon Notebook Linux Only
- ASUS Eee PC 901 falls to a cool $500
- Bootleg videos to blame for Linux MSI Wind delay?
- OpenOffice.org: Knowing when to use Impress
- Improve login time by using readahead in Ubuntu
- Linux Wi-Fi Works With wicd
- Use Amarok as An Alarm Clock
- Configuring IceWM: Basics
- Linux Performance Hunting Tips - Take Copious Notes (Save Everything)
- Avoid OpenDNS Free DNS Service Like The Plague
- Tip: USB key problem on Mandriva
- DIY File Server
- Finding Overlapping Matches Using Perl's Lookahead Assertion Matching
- small Qt based mail biff
- Expanding text with Snippits in Linux
zdnet.com.au: The Ubuntu project has detailed plans for the April 2009 version of its Linux distribution, continuing its habit of naming its software after animals by dubbing Ubuntu 9.04 "The Jaunty Jackalope".