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|Story||You Say Linux, I Say GNU/Linux||srlinuxx||4||27/06/2010 - 6:19am|
|Story||Using the Mint Menu in Ubuntu 10.04||mcasperson||27/06/2010 - 4:04am|
|Story||today's howtos & leftovers:||srlinuxx||27/06/2010 - 3:16am|
|Story||AWN vs Cairo Dock vs Docky||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 10:36pm|
|Story||On the Brokenness of File Locking||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 10:34pm|
|Story||Locking Down Linux: Is it Necessary?||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 10:33pm|
|Story||Moving to Linux||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 10:30pm|
|Story||New Releases Of GNOME Shell, Mutter||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 10:27pm|
|Story||Fun stats from Ubuntu Manual Project||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 10:25pm|
|Story||Joojoo ripped for another failing, this time it’s a GPL violation||srlinuxx||1||26/06/2010 - 5:18pm|
Ten well-known companies within the open source community have pooled their resources to form an advocacy group designed for companies to adopt open source solutions for their business needs.
When it comes to operating systems, the prevailing wind -- to paraphrase Claude Rains in the movie Casablanca -- hails from somewhere other than Redmond. Or at least, that's what we're led to believe.
Like many companies, Light Crafts releases its flagship application -- the RAW photo converter LightZone -- for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. But although the Windows and OS X versions of LightZone cost hundreds of dollars, the Linux version is absolutely free. It is a lucky break, too, because LightZone is a powerful tool that bests many of its expensive competitors on both quality and ease of use.
Jonathan, I’m afraid you’ve misread the announcement that proprietary video drivers will not be switched on by default in Feisty. This was the result of a long telephone call including the entire TB and CC. During the discussion, we re-affirmed the Ubuntu policy of including proprietary drivers were these are required to enable essential hardware functionality.
Seems our beloved PCLOS is now the preferred operating system of superheros as well. As seen in this screenshot, PCLOS is finding its way onto desktops and laptops everywhere - even Hollywood.
Ubuntu CTO Matt Zimmerman has announced two Ubuntu Technical Board decisions that will affect the upcoming Feisty Fawn release, due out in April of this year. For the Feisty release, proprietary video drivers are out of the default install, and the PowerPC port of Ubuntu is being downgraded to an unofficial release.
The Mozilla project is a global community of people who believe that openness, innovation and opportunity are key to the continued health of the Internet. We have distilled a set of principles that we believe are critical for the Internet to continue to benefit the public good as well as commercial aspects of life. We set out these principles in the Mozilla Manifesto.
Jeffries & Co's Katherine Egbert has re-installed Red Hat as Wall Street's Linux wunderkind by saying the dire threat to Red Hat of rival support from Oracle, and a Linux sales tie-up between Microsoft and Novell, have failed to materialize. She is raising her target price for Red Hat's stock a whoppping 43 per cent to $30.
Microsoft Windows Vista has hit town in a big way, with worldwide release parties, massive media attention and plenty of controversy. It has been five years since Microsoft released Windows XP and a lot has changed, Microsoft needs a big win with Vista and they are pulling out all the stops. Microsoft however have taken many risks and the next six months could be very telling.
For three and a half years, a blogger named Pamela Jones has led a relentless online crusade against software maker SCO Group. Now the Lindon, Utah, software company is fighting back by seeking to take a deposition from Jones.
PCLinuxOS has been steadily improving since its initial release. It is always great to watch the progress a distrobution can make with a dedicated and professional team behind the scenes. PCLinuxOS is no exception and its next big release, currently in beta, promises to deliver a powerful new OS.
I was really pleased to read about an accessibility review of ORCA in a KDE blog post. It’s a pointer to a bit of study on the integration of ORCA in Gnome and the good news is, it’s really very positive. Thanks to super work on AT-SPI, a11y is starting to shape up on the Linux desktop, and the source of the blog post suggests that BOTH the desktop heavyweights care about it.
If you use Linux, there are a lot of Instant Messaging clients for you to choose from. And this is not an easy choice at all. There is the features vs stability problem all the time. In order to simplify your choice, I've decided to come up with the most know.
I’m inspecting easly internal betas of the first service pack for SLED10, and it’s looking very cool. Before getting into some of its features, I want to give a little preview what apparently will be an overall theme for the service pack: stupendous amounts of polish.
Today Red Hat announced that has joined the Vendor Interop Alliance, the group that Microsoft chartered with other top software companies, but which has not involved Red Hat to date.
I was *very* pleasantly pleased to read about a decision by the Ubuntu Technical Board to exclude proprietary drivers by default in Ubuntu. I agree 100% with their reasoning, and 100% with the way that it will be implemented.
This year's gathering of LinuxWorld, East Coast Edition is very different than its predecessors. For starters, the event is in New York City. Moreover, the event isn't even your standard LinuxWorld and bears the long moniker of LinuxWorld Open Solutions Summit.
The possibilities for recursive virtualisation have just increased, with Novell and Intel announcing that you can now run Windows unmodified on Novell's SUSE Linux, via Xen and an Intel VT-capable processor, while Microsoft says an upcoming service pack will let its Virtual Server run SUSE Linux as a virtualised guest.
Also: Europeans don't care for virtualisation
Still in an early stage of development, but hopefully ready for Feisty Fawn. Yesterday Migration-assistant 0.3.1 was uploaded to main and the accompanying changes were merged into Ubiquity.