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heise-online.co.uk: The Debian developers have decided to release the upcoming Debian 5 (Lenny) with proprietary firmware files to expedite the completion of the Linux distributions next release.
fosswire.com: A Personal Information Management (PIM) suite is supposedly a single application that gives you your email, contacts, calendar and other important information. On the Linux and Unix platforms there are two main competitors in this space - Evolution 2.24.2, for the GNOME desktop and KDE’s Kontact 4.1.3.
phoronix.com: Last quarter AMD introduced their "Shanghai" Opteron processors that join the ranks of Intel's Harpertown Xeon CPUs that are 45nm quad-core server/workstation parts. Initial reviews of these new AMD Opteron processors have been very positive, but how do these chips perform with Linux?
Over the holiday break, I’ve been working on a small project. I’m trying to collect up quotes from Microsoft on Linux, Free Software, and Open Source.
toolbox.com/blogs: There are 10 sorts of distributions in the world. Those that have specific releases, where it is better to reformat and reload with each new release and rolling distributions.
linuxinsider.com: Linux and netbooks seem to be a well-met pair. Lightweight Linux distros sit comfortably on the shoulders of the mini laptops' compact hardware. Plenty of computer makers are offering models with pre-installed Linux. Here's a snapshot of what's out there.
computerweekly.com: It seems like a bit of a mystery how open source software ever sees the light of day. The idea of a large number of people working for glory and the greater good rather than recompense seems too idealistic to be true.
ostatic.com/blog: The majority of computer users want their machines to "just work." And though I like seeing how my hardware and software interact, it is preferable to have things "just work." When something doesn't "just work" on a computer, it's frustrating.
dylserx.wordpress: My Laptop is a Netbook in a Macbook size shell, so I decided to go for Linux as my OS for it as its fast, reliable and stable, most of the time.
itwire.com: In a continuing series of articles highlighting that GNU/Linux is a viable replacement operating system, today we're exploring how to use Dropbox on the popular Ubuntu distribution.
- Xen 3.3 in RHEL/CentOS 5 and more Link Aggregation Fun
- Revisiting urxvt
- Attempting to Install Linux, Part 1
- My Acer Aspire One with Ubuntu 8.10
- Our One Laptop Per Child Hopes for 2009
- Acer Laptop Wireless Tips
- The canonical target
- Energized by open source: Ditching closed apps spurred growth, utility says
Happy New Year! Issue #52 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out.
marcfearby.com: About this time last year I decided that Linux simply wasn’t good enough and returned to Windows XP. A week later I discovered that Mandriva was actually up to scratch. Given that Mandriva fired one of their most valuable employees recently, I think the writing is on the wall for that distro, sadly.
broadcast.oreilly: After eight years in business California-based MadTux, an online retailer specializing in systems preloaded with Linux, has closed.
linux-hardcore.com: Old year's day and a few hours to kill ... so I thought why not try out an XFCE using distro that I have tried out several times Zenwalk. Just before Christmas the Beta 1 of Zenwalk 5.4 was released. So downloaded it, burned it to CD, popped the CD in and fired it up.
mybroadband.co.za: The first release of Ubuntu in 2009 will be the April debut of Jaunty Jackalope, otherwise known as Ubuntu 9.04. Most users will be looking forward to a release packed with exciting features.
blogs.zdnet.com: There is no longer any doubt that hackers and malware writers are going after open source projects as they once went after Windows. Vulnerabilities are being found, discovered, created, exchanged.
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anewmorning.com: Like other Operating systems, there are some great Instant messengers for Linux. These IM’s comes with features like any other, including custom emoticons, web-cam support, nudges, themes, plugins, customizations and lots more. Here’s a list of 10 Best Instant messengers for Linux.
penguinpetes.com: For a New Year's Day surprise, I'm finally launching the webcomic I've always wanted to do. It's called Doomed to Obscurity and if you give it time, it'll grow on you. Strip #1 is up today; subsequent strips will be published every odd-numbered calendar day.