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businesswire.com (PR): GroundWork Open Source, Inc. (www.groundworkopensource.com), announced today Mozilla’s Firefox was successful in beating out the other three contestants, reigning champion “Tux” the Linux kernel penguin, “Beastie” the BSD demon and the GNU “Gnu” to become the world’s favorite Open Source Idol.
scottnesbitt.net: A few weeks ago, our old printer gave up the ghost. I never used it much, but my wife did and immediately ordered a new HP multifunction from a well-known electronics chain. What attracted her to it was the price, and the printer’s wireless capabilities.
raiden.net: Pardus is a rather interesting Linux distribution amongst a wide field of many competitors. It's unique in that, while it's designed for desktop usage, it is funded and developed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.
- Akademy in Belgium
- Howto: Setup Encrypted ~/Private Directory On Intrepid
- Ubuntu LaTeX; change fonts of xdvi preview
- Richard Stallman lives and works by his principles
- DimDim 4.0 is here
- KDE 4.1 on OpenSuSE 11.0
- Finding Compiz Shortcuts
- Open Source Software Gaining Ground
- Write Unicode characters with a Compose key
- One year ago...Mark Shuttleworth on idealism
- One year ago...The dignity of the developer
- Linux Outlaws 50 - The Big Five-O
thevarguy.com: In an effort to rally solutions providers around Ubuntu Linux, Canonical is telling resellers that 11 percent of U.S. businesses already run Ubuntu. That’s impressive, but when will VARs truly jump on the Ubuntu bandwagon? Here are some clues from The VAR Guy.
computerworld.com: Some very interesting documents have been leaking out of Microsoft. They clearly indicate, believe it or not, that Microsoft is considering shifting its users from Windows to a new operating system: Midori.
workswithu.com: When Canonical canceled its Ubuntu Live conference — which had been scheduled to coincide with OSCON in Portland, Oregon — I was deeply disappointed. But in retrospect, here’s why canceling Ubuntu Live — and focusing more resources on August’s LinuxWorld Expo — was a very smart move by Canonical.
linux-wizard.net: After Mandriva 2009.0 Beta 1 release, here are some news on the Cooker front: Improving mdkapplet behaviour, Xmetisse and Xgl in contrib, and Refreshed installer UI landing in cooker.
This article reviews all the most common command line tools for manipulating and listening to audio formats on Linux. Players, editors, encoders/decoders, tag editors, music servers, they are all here. Currently it includes no less than 18 CLI (Command Line Interface) tools.
desktoplinux.wordpress: I have yet to see a decent article on using video with Linux, so I thought I would write one. I’ve been working with video and posting my clips on YouTube using Windows Movie Maker 2. It is an adequate program, but I’d like to find something that could be as good or better in Linux. Could I pull it off? Follow along and see…
itsuperhero.wordpress: The news from LinuxWorld got me psyched to check out Linux again to see what has changed in the year or so since I last experimented with the alternative OS. On a few occasions over the years, I’ve tried some various flavors of Linux. The things that have frustrated me the most about Linux are installing applications, hardware compatibility, and general usability of the OS. So what did I find this time around?
- Ubuntu is already more attractive that osx
- Ubuntu really is Linux for humans
- Ubuntu Linux - Not Ready for Primetime
getdeb.net, a leading provider of new and updated programs for Ubuntu is announcing the start of a gaming repository for Ubuntu.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #103 for the week of August 3rd - August 9th, 2008 is now available. In this Issue: Intrepid Alpha-4 ahead, Ubuntu Studio looking for help, SRU needs you, and New Ubuntu Members.
jonobacon.org: Regulars of this ‘ere blog will be familiar with my abundant love of all things community. The thing I find so exciting about community is the sheer potential it offers.
computerworld.com.au: The 8th of August marked the end of life for PHP 4, which has been in stable release since May, 2000. With no further security patches to come for the technology, what options are there for those who can't or won't upgrade?
amarok.kde.org/blog: so the very kind folks who won the Akademy awards last year ( sebastian trueg, matthias kretz, danny allen ) decided to go ahead and award Amarok with the Best Application award! we are obviously very excited.
Save for Web allows to find compromise between minimal file size and acceptable quality of image quickly. While adjusting various settings, you may explore how image quality and file size change.
168hours.wordpress: Linux is not limited to just desktops. It’s far reaching, actually. Not that you’d have a Terminal app on it or anything, but you could. Are there any other cool devices out there running on Linux or Unix? Of course there are:
dot.kde.org: Video support, animations and transitions, optimisations to speed up painting and animations, and new graphical effects open up nearly endless new possibilities for developers to present their user interfaces with.