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|Story||Linux Foundation's Secure Boot bootloader restructured||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 10:17pm|
|Story||Has Microsoft finally embraced open source?||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 10:15pm|
|Story||The current state of UEFI and Linux||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 10:13pm|
|Story||Bodhi Linux 2.2 review - Square peg for round hole||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 8:33pm|
|Story||What's the next big platform for Linux?||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 6:38pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 6:34pm|
|Story||An In-depth Look at Steam for Linux||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 3:04pm|
|Story||GNOME Gets Formal, Public Usability Testing||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 3:47am|
|Story||The Uncertain Age of Steam on Linux||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 3:46am|
|Story||Enlightenment 18 Begins||srlinuxx||01/02/2013 - 3:42am|
thestandard.com: If you're thinking about open sourcing a project in the near future, Mozilla Corp. might be the perfect blueprint to follow. At this week's Mesh 2008 conference in Toronto, several key figures behind the success of Mozilla's Firefox Web browser listed inclusively and transparency as two of the top cornerstones of any community-built project.
junauza.com: Wiki software is a kind of collaborative software that runs a wiki system. This usually allows web pages to be created and edited using a common web browser. It is generally implemented as a software engine that runs on one or more web servers, with the content stored in a file system, and content changes kept in a relational database management system.
LinuxToday: In his rationalization about why government-mandated open source software deployment is not a good idea, Microsoft's Director of Standards made some assumptions about what the real value of open source software (OSS) is for governments.
pocket-lint.co.uk: With Firefox 3.0 now reaching Release Candidate stage is it stable enough to warrant upgrading or should you hold fire? We tested it against Firefox 2.0 on the Mac and IE7 on the PC to find out.
linux.com: Sometimes all it takes to foment innovation may be an idea that sounds cool. When Romanian developer Bogdan Radulescu first ran into what would eventually be known as NimbleX, a mini-live CD project designed to be fast, light, and functional for everyday use.
redhatmagazine.com: Fedora 9 was released last week, and in the wake of it, the Internet has been full of reviews. What’s even more exciting is that the vast majority of the reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. So to celebrate the release, the hard work of all the contributors, and the fantastic welcome that it’s received, we thought we’d share some of the best of the reviews with you.
- As the ODF-OOXML world turns
- Microsoft OOXML: Dead Format Walking
- Building a New Computer - Part 1: Choosing Hardware
- Dig for more data in the /proc directory
- Scripting with Scheme Shell
- Restore Panels In Ubuntu Back To Their Default Settings
- Power sessions with Screen
- Highly useful Linux commands & configurations
- How to Install and Use ndiswrapper [Video]
- How to watch YouTube videos in the Ubuntu Media Player
- Monitoring with Munin
- Securing Your Wireless Internet Connection
blogs.zdnet.com: One of the aspects of migrating to Linux that puts many people off giving it a try is the idea of having to leave behind tried and trusted Windows applications. With that in mind I’ve decided to put together a few posts that look at open source apps on Linux.
linuxworld.com: After losing out on many software tenders to the government, the Linux Professional Association (LPA) will engage the Public Procurement Oversight Authority (PPOA) in Kenya over procurement rules, according to the association chairman.
Also: South Africa Appeals OOXML Adoption
And: Microsoft Blocks FOSS Presentation at CS Education Conference
computerworld.com: Mozilla Corp. has identified 10 high-priority bugs in Firefox 3.0 — three of them pegged critical — but it won't decide until next week whether to release the browser anyway or restart the final stretch by issuing a second release candidate.
"Recently, I attended a small symposium here in Texas, with just over 70 people attending: the inaugural “Texas Open Source Symposium” (TexasOSS). Although small, it was a pleasant conference. Topics ranged from 3D applications to business models, to introductions into the inner workings of the free software community process."
Despite having an aversion to configuring and maintaining security and crypto software, I accepted that I had to update my system in response to the recent big Debian security problem. If I can do it, you can do it. Below are my notes, but keep in mind that my security rank is somewhere between ignorant and uninterested.
phoronix.com: While our friends at DistroWatch only rate Zenwalk as the 19th most popular Linux distribution, we have been very impressed by their recent releases and have felt that it is a distribution worth trying as it is an unsung hero. With the Zenwalk 5.2 Beta having been released yesterday, we immediately took this new release for a quick test-drive.
underheavenz.blogspot: Compiled below is a list of the top 10 new features in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron. Some of these features have already been introduced in Hardy beta while some are still to be introduced in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron stable.
Also: Goodbye Ubuntu
reghardware.co.uk: Asus will finally launch the desktop version of its elfin Eee PC early next month. Once dubbed the E-DT, the unit is set to retail as the Ebox, we understand. The Ebox will certainly run the Eee PC's Xandros version of Linux.
dot.kde.org: Two weeks ago, the third edition of the Libre Graphics Meeting was held in at the Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland. Sponsored by KDE e.V., Boudewijn Rempt, Cyrille Berger and Emanuele Tamponi from the Krita project and Gilles Caullier from the Digikam project attended this yearly conference on free graphics software.
polishlinux.org: There is a myth that “linux filesystems don’t need to be defragmented.” As it may be truth in general, it still can be dispelled by a simple script. So, does your filesystem need defragmentation?
zdnet.com.au: Non-profit organisations are keen to take advantage of emerging technologies such as social networking for fund-raising and software as a service for administration, but a lack of perceived support options is keeping them away from open source.