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groklaw.net: "According to the ISO/IEC rules, DIS 29500 can now proceed to publication as an ISO/IEC International Standard. This is expected to take place within the next few weeks on completion of final processing of the document, and subject to no further appeals against the decision." Wait a second!
linux.com: Linux has no shortage of audio and video players, but if you want to devote you whole system to multimedia use, you need the Xbox Media Center (XBMC). Although initially designed for the Xbox gaming console, XBMC has been ported to other platforms. The Linux port of XBMC that I use is quite usable, especially for video playback, despite the fact that not all XBMC features have yet been ported.
blog.phunnypharm.org: I've been privy to, and sometimes involved in, many conversations about the Linux ecosystem. How it evolved, how it is now, and where it will go from here. The most important factor has been how Linux kernel development has been funded over the years and what needs to happen to ensure it remains funded.
informationweek.com: The other week, the open source community enthusiastically welcomed a court ruling that set a strong precedence for open source licensing. Not everyone was enthusiastic, though. Among the cautionary dissenters is Michael P. Bennett, partner, Wildman Harrold (Chicago). To Michael, it's a two-edged sword that can harm as much as it can help.
phoronix.com: Today we are looking at two Intel P45 motherboards compliments of Gigabyte with their EP45-DS3L and EP45T-DS3R. The EP45-DS3L and EP45T-DS3R are just two of Gigabyte's motherboards bearing the P45 Chipset but in total they have eight different motherboards using this version of the Eaglelake Chipset.
internetnews.com: What does the future hold for Linux development at Red Hat? A look at some of the new features coming in the Fedora 10 Linux distribution release might yield some clues.
Also: Another update on Fedora infrastructure
lifehacker.com: Earlier this week, we showed you how to auto-change desktop backgrounds in Ubuntu using a small script and a scheduling tool. Turns out a good number of our commenters were already hip to dynamic, time-tracking wallpaper, and have found easier, more full-featured means of keeping their desktops fresh.
oreillynet.com/blogs: Last week I was in Copenhagen for YAPC::Europe. The theme of next year’s conference will be “Corporate Perl”. The Powers That Be at this company have announced that Perl is no longer their language of choice for web systems.
- Ubuntu + Dell = The Ultimate Ultraportable?
- Left Ubuntu for PCLinuxOS
- Synaptic 0.62 for Hardy
- Will Lenovo Launch Ubuntu Linux Servers?
- Open Virtual Machine Tools with Ubuntu Hardy
- Abuse of Ubuntu logo in Chile
- Hot news from IDF San Francisco
- The move from windows is complete
junauza.com: What does the most prolific Olympian of all time have in common with one of the greatest, if not the greatest computer programmer in history? --No, it's definitely not the physique, or their love for Speedo.
ooomarketing.blogspot: I'd like to announce the winner of the splash screen poll. We had a total of 789 votes, which is a quite good count! The winner is Jacek Adamkiewicz: Proposal 3 with a total of 83 votes.
- 10 fun and/or useful things to do at Ubuntu’s command-line
- Formatting a USB Drive in Ubuntu
- Dreamlinux 3.0 tips and tricks
- Sendmail Multiple Queues
- Integrate Picasa with Ubuntu
- Configuring the Plasma Panel
- Ubuntu on my Eee 1000
- Schedule periodic tasks with cron
- Finding Running Process ID's On Linux Using Pidof
itwire.com: As the Debian GNU/Linux project marks 15 years of existence, how much has it diverged from the intentions with which it set sail? As times change and people correspondingly change, motivating factors often tend to change and this is reflected in changes in most software projects. Is this true for Debian?
maketecheasier.com: Playing Windows games on Linux is not really a difficult task. Most gamers are reluctant to migrate to Linux because they have this misconception that Windows games cannot be played on Linux. How wrong they are. If you are one of those avid gamers that I mentioned above, here are 4 ways that you can play Windows games on Linux.
linuxformat.co.uk: Sun is battling hard to break into the open source operating system world with OpenSolaris. Juliet Kemp takes it for a test-drive, sampling its unique features and seeing how it fares against Linux...
codingexperiments.com: Every couple of weeks, I’ll hear someone or read a blog post that says that Linux will never reach mainstream desktop users. I completely disagree.
phoronix.com: It has been a few weeks since NVIDIA last pushed out a Linux display driver update (173.14.12), but this morning already they have pushed out a new update. The just-released NVIDIA 177.67 display driver doesn't introduce OpenGL 3.0 support or any other major features, but it does look to resolve a number of bugs.
linux.com: A shift from multi-core power-gobbling monsters toward whisper-quiet systems with single-digit power consumption is rippling through the desktop market. This trend plays right into the hands of a Paris-based company called Linutop, which offers a miniature Linux-based desktop system.
- Asking the right questions of open source
- Rocks clusters make sense for educational environments
- 42 of the Best Free Linux Scientific Software
- Sifting open-source "wheat" from the "chaff"
- NVIDIA's OpenGL 3.0 Linux Driver?
- Hardware Review: Tekkeon TekCharge MP1550
- Alternate Ubuntu logos
- Strange Skype Network Activity - Even on Linux
- Torvalds to kernel hopefuls: Think 'trivial'
- Torvalds: No picnic to become major Linux coder
- 64-bit Application Thread Creation Performance
- The Brampton Factor: Analysts fail on open source
- Standards and Conversations, Part 1
- Transparency is just as important
- Undervolt your notebook CPU for longer battery life
- Hibernation in Slackware 12.1: It Actually Works
- Review: Hacking Exposed Linux, Third Edition
Welcome to this year's 9th issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Some of the topics covered in this issue include:
- Debian turns 15
- 8th annual Debian Conference finished
- Freespire 5 to be based on Debian
- ... and much more.