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randomrandy.com: My mother and father are still using PCLinuxOS as I'm typing this post. Now I'm going to answer a few questions that I have been asked by friends and other family members.
eweekeurope.co.uk: With the new Crossbow network virtualisation system and VirtualBox supported, OpenSolaris wets appetites for upcoming Solaris features.
computerworlduk.com: KDE kindly invited me to give a talk at Akademy 2009, part of the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit running this week.
PCManFM is the default file manager in LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment. Its goal is to offer a fast execution speed, providing in the same time enough functionality for a file manager of its class.
- The cloud is a lie
- Cisco, Red Hat in the Cloud: Friends or Enemies?
- Could Firefox 3.5 Spark a Web Design Boom?
- First Linux Action Show released using the new HTML5 Video Tag – The RESULTS!
- Could I Have Lost My PR3 Because of Firefox 3.5?
- The Florida Linux Show Helps Establish FLAG
- Ingres: We're Gaining From The MySQL Meltdown
- there will be no Nokia devices running Android any time soon
- Nokia Denies Android Reports
- SSH, the Cluster is working.
- No mandatory audio and video codecs in HTML 5
- Firefox Icon History and Creative Brief – The Big Picture
- A Comparison of Open Source Search Engines
- DRM: The Programmers View
- New Features Of PHP 5.3.0
- Red Hat KVM virtualization announcement expected at VMworld
- Will AMD's XvBA Beat Out NVIDIA's VDPAU?
- My Week in Ubuntu: Twitter-fix
- How to try Google Android on x86 computers with a LiveCD
- Introducing the new FSF campaigns manager
- Identifying pointless .la files for plugins
- This is the house
- Light and efficient teeny-weeny text editor
- PostgreSQL speeds up database
- Linux Outlaws 100 - Outlaws on the Autobahn
- How to Record Skype Calls in Linux
- Create your own yum repository
- Run a program on one CPU core in Linux
- Disable Boot Splash in Ubuntu
- Sending Mail Through Gmail with Perl
- Get Google Gears Up and Running in Firefox 3.5
- Asynchronous Mirroring in Unix
- Getting Loopy with Bash: using for loops
tirania.org: First the big news: Microsoft will be applying the Community Promise patent licensing to both C# and the CLI.
softwarefreedom.org: Black Duck Software recently published some summary statistics about free and open source software license adoption. Any of these conclusions might be reasonable if the 5% figure was meaningful, but Black Duck has given us no reason to believe it is; if anything, their own statements suggest it isn't.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: I had the pleasure to talk to Amanda McPherson, one of the minds behind LinuxCon, “LinuxCon is a new annual technical conference that will provide an unmatched collaboration and education space for all matters Linux”.
kde.org: The Akademy Awards for 2009 have been announced, celebrating the best of KDE contributors. As always the winners are chosen by the winners from the previous year.
tech-no-media: For me the the best free media player for Windows and Linux is mplayer. It is not only a very fast player, but it also offers a ton of advanced options.
debconf.org/blog: The schedule for the upcoming DebConf9 is available. Most of it should be set already, but of course there still can be small changes until the conference starts, and honestly, until it ends. more here
linux-magazine.com: When KDE chiefs Adriaan de Groot and Sebastian Kuegler, together with Gnome's Dave Neary and Federico Mena met the press, Kuegler explained the idea for a joint desktop conference was born two years ago and is meant to save developers from having to travel to two conferences.
lwn.net: CentOS is reporting that there was a break-in attempt made on the www.centos.org server. Due to an "administrative error", the Xoops content management system was abused to put some content onto the web server.
pcworld.com: Industry groups criticized and praised on Monday what they consider is a bias in favor of open-source software in the European Commission's plans to update the rules governing industry standard technologies.
h-online.com: The Swiss Federal Administrative Court has issued an interim verdict in a legal action brought by a group of open source companies against the Swiss Federal Office for Buildings and Logistics (BBL) for awarding a software procurement contract to Microsoft without a tendering process.
blog.worldlabel.com: In a symbolic show of support for Free Open Source Software and the OpenDocument Format, Brazilian President Lula da Silva recently attended the Linux-related FISL 10 conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he gave an address underscoring the importance of Free Open Source Software.
marilyn.frields.org: The days of summer may be hot, but they’re anything but lazy in Fedora. The Fedora 12 release, as many community members already know, is a somewhat tighter schedule overall.
consortiuminfo.org: How could anyone expect a less well funded commercial competitor, much less an open source project, to equal Office for features, performance and interoperability with other office suites?