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|Story||Oracle integrates DTrace debugger into its Linux distribution||Rianne Schestowitz||05/12/2013 - 8:47pm|
|Story||Today in Techrights||Roy Schestowitz||05/12/2013 - 5:27pm|
|Story||Custom-built Distributions and the 2,000+ GNU/Linux Distributions Listed by Softpedia||Roy Schestowitz||05/12/2013 - 2:10pm|
|Story||Open source option wins WA cloud deal||Roy Schestowitz||05/12/2013 - 8:12am|
|Story||It's Now Even Easier Trying Out KDE Frameworks 5||Rianne Schestowitz||04/12/2013 - 10:59pm|
|Story||Android eyewear beats Google Glass to market||Rianne Schestowitz||04/12/2013 - 10:45pm|
|Story||Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Receives Major Kernel Update||Rianne Schestowitz||04/12/2013 - 10:34pm|
|Story||Federal Agencies Embracing Use Of Open Source Software Code||Rianne Schestowitz||04/12/2013 - 10:27pm|
|Story||Valve joins the Linux Foundation as it prepares its Linux-powered Steam OS and Steam Machines||Roy Schestowitz||04/12/2013 - 10:00pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Gaming||Roy Schestowitz||04/12/2013 - 1:01pm|
eweek.com: The KDE community has released KDE 3.5.10, a maintenance release for the KDE 3.5 series of the popular Linux desktop. KDE 3.5.10 includes improvements in the KDE Kicker, which is the KDE application starter panel, and KPDF, the desktop's PDF viewer.
kmandla.wordpress: Imagine my complete and utter surprise after accidentally clicking on the Dillo home page link, and seeing a new branch of dillo is scheduled for release in late September or early October 2008.
John C. Dvorak: The most interesting story the media is downplaying is the ASUS announcement that it will have a ROM boot chip on all its motherboards, which will boot Linux instantly on start-up. This development is important, since 90 percent of the time all a user wants to do is surf the Web.
There are also more tools than ever, and all the most innovative tools are open source. This tutorial provides an expansive survey of the free software available to developers to create and deploy Web applications.
bmc.com/blogs: I have made no secret here of my love for Mint. In the pantheon of Linux distros (and that is a huge pantheon full of worthies), it is the one that just works for me more than any other that I have tried. So I took the opportunity to install the new Mint 5 Revision 1 to the Dell laptop.
linux.com: The purpose of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is probably obvious from its name -- but what does promoting free software mean in terms of everyday activity? Examining the roles of the organization shows how complex the FSF's advocacy role has become. It also reveals the range of services.
linuxdevices.com: Tangent announced a fanless, Linux-compatible PC that runs on 24 Watts and tucks neatly behind its 17-inch display. The Evergreen 17 is available with a 1GHz Via Eden, 2GB SDRAM, and either a 160GB hard drive or a 64GB solid-state drive (SSD), says Tangent.
openlogic.com/blogs: InfoWorld put out their 2008 Best of Open Source Software Awards (BOSSIES) and SourceForge put out their Community Choice Awards. I thought it would be interesting to see how prevalant these products were in the Open Source Census findings.
ubuntu.com: This is a short, but pointed, reminder that Feature Freeze is scheduled for this Thursday, August 28.
techiemoe.com: Microsoft's heir apparent has had its fair share of negative publicity since launch. In fact, I dare say it's had two or three operating systems' worth of negative publicity. Since the last versions of Vista I played with were a beta and a release candidate, I didn't really have an up-to-date opinion on the whole matter.
charlatan.ca: Anyone who has used the Internet has open-source licensing to thank. Programs licensed as open-source - like Apache, which retrieves and loads Internet pages - are maintained by an online community. Anyone can write new programming code to update or improve the software.
workswithu.com: Many enthusiast PC sites create buying guides for people looking to build their own PC’s from components. For instance, The Tech Report released their latest system guide. For the first time they made a recommendation for a “mini-econobox” built around Intel’s Atom processor, and intended to be as small and quiet as possible. Their recommended OS for this machine?
heise-online.co.uk: The current version of OpenOffice reportedly contains a security flaw that allows attackers to inject code into a system. The problem apparently only affects the 64-bit version of the office suite.
linuxdevices.com: "Poky Linux" and Matchbox developer OpenedHand announced that it has been acquired by Intel Corp. The U.K.-based embedded Linux services team will join the Intel Open Source Technology Center, and will focus on Moblin development for mobile Internet devices and other mobile devices.
kde.org: At Akademy 2008, KDE Release Team members Sebastian Kügler and Dirk Müller discussed the future of KDE's development process. Describing the challenges KDE faces and proposing some solutions, they spawned a lot of discussion.
linux-mag.com: If you have to perform a lot of Linux installs, there’s a fast and easy way to do so quickly and efficiently without having to babysit the installation process each time. By making use of Kickstart, you can save time and effort by setting up a Kickstart server and spend your time getting more useful work done.
Matt Asay: Facil, a Quebec-based open-source organization, has sued the Quebec provincial government for buying Microsoft software without considering open-source software, as CBC reports. The problem, it seems, is that Quebec has an "open markets" policy that it is supposed to follow.
linux.com: Twitter is a social networking platform that keeps you in conversation by allowing you and your friends to follow each others' updates. The service lets users post and read 140-character updates, called tweets. I tested four Twitter clients for Linux on a desktop running Ubuntu Hardy Heron.
cnet.com: Walk into the Ponto Frio electronics store here, which proudly displays a penguin-shaped logo, and you will find a healthy supply of Linux PCs alongside the usual Windows machines. The store's Linux love is indicative of Brazil's deep ties to open-source software.
weblog.infoworld: It's hardly news these days when RHEL or Suse Linux boots Windows or Unix off a server. But have you ever heard of a community version of the open source operating system displacing one of the popular commercial distributions?