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|Story||Rarin' to buy an Ubuntu phone? Maybe not until 2015, Canonical man says||Rianne Schestowitz||17/01/2014 - 8:27am|
|Story||Chrome 33 Beta: Custom Elements, Web Speech, and more||Rianne Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 11:48pm|
|Story||Kdbus Details||Rianne Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 11:07pm|
|Story||GnuCash Makes Money Management a Snap||Rianne Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 10:29pm|
|Story||CentOS Project Leader Karanbir Singh Opens Up on Red Hat Deal||Rianne Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 10:13pm|
|Story||Linux 3.14 Officializes Broadwell, Deprecates Legacy UMS||Rianne Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 9:09pm|
|Story||Raspberry Pi: 11 reasons why it's the perfect small server||Rianne Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 9:03pm|
|Story||Is CentOS ready for the Linux desktop?||Rianne Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 8:54pm|
|Story||Today in Techrights||Roy Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 4:46pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Games||Roy Schestowitz||16/01/2014 - 1:11pm|
linux-foundation.org/blogs: Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu, recently wrote a post detailing a challenge he recently issued to the Linux and free software community: build a Linux-based UI and computing experience on par with Apple’s within two years. This is the free software community’s version of JFK’s Space Challenge that resulted in the Apollo program.
linuxjournal.com: Michael Anti is an engineer and journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Huaxia Times, 21st Century World Herald, Washington Post, Southern Metropolis Daily and Far and Wide Journal. He has been a researcher, a columnist, a reporter, a war correspondent in Baghdad (in 2003) and more—and achieved notoriety in 2005 when Microsoft deleted his blog.
linuxdevices.com: TI is offering Linux camera application source code and free codecs with two new IP camera reference designs based on its RISC/DSP SoCs. The Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) model handles widely variable lighting, while a Video Content Analytics (VCA) model targets video analytics processing applications.
pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Desktop Linux has made inroads even to subnotebooks/netbooks. And all the leading desktop distros such as Ubuntu, Suse, PCLinuxOS, Fedora, Xandros, Mandriva and many others have rolled out their distro versions to fit these low-cost devices. The good news is that PCLinuxOS has also forayed into this area with its EePCLinuxOS.
Also: Netbooks and Mini-Laptops Buyer's Guide
electronista.com: Business Week reports that sources inside HP claim the company is readying a custom operating system based on Linux for home computer users. There are practically no details about the rumored OS at this point, aside from the fact that it's supposed to be "easier" to use than most Linux distributions.
linux.com: KDE 4 is barely eight months old, and already it has three options for a main menu. Until now, users have either used the default Kickoff, which makes for awkward navigation of the menu tree, or reverted to the familiar but unwieldy classic menu. Now, with the first full release of Lancelot, users have another option.
crn.com: Novell has named Javier Colado, previously manager of the software company's Europe, Middle East and Africa operations, as its new channel chief, the company announced Friday.
telegraph.co.uk: Hackers have mounted an attack on the Large Hadron Collider, raising concerns about the security of the biggest experiment in the world as it passes an important new milestone.
Issue #38 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out. In this week’s issue: Last Call for openSUSE Board Candidates, openSUSE 11.0 survey, and KDE in openSUSE 11.1 and beyond.
blogs.zdnet.com: VMWare boxes from its logoI got an e-mail this morning, tickling me to look into the idea that VMWare is violating the GPL. This idea has been around for some time and Big Money Matt has covered it beautifully.
lifehacker.com: Apple has convinced millions that they can make the switch from Windows to OS X, but those curious about Linux have to see for themselves if they can work or play on a free desktop. Today we're detailing a Linux desktop that helps you move quickly, work with Windows, and just get things done; read on for a few suggestions on setting it up.
linux.com: Boxee is a new entrant into the increasingly crowded open source media center space. The company's eponymous application is billed as a "social media center" -- melding a smorgasbord of social networking services into an XBMC-based media center designed for the couch-centric user.
Jonathan Corbet: The agenda for the 2008 kernel summit has been posted. The summit is an annual, invitation-only event which is typically attended by 70-80 developers. It is a rare opportunity to bring part of the kernel community together for focused discussions on topics which affect the kernel as a whole.
techtarget.com: Windows may be king of data centers, but Linux has a foothold in nearly every courtyard and is sure to make further inroads in the year ahead.
bholley.wordpress: I’ve been working on getting Mozilla’s color management backend ready for the prime time. We’re finally turning it on in tonight’s nightly builds, so I thought I’d give a bit of background on the history of color management in Mozilla and on color management in general.
raiden.net: One of the greatest and most destructive beliefs in the open source community is that "Because I'm not a programmer, I can't participate in an open source project." Let me be the first to tell you that if you believe that, you're wrong. Dead wrong.
opensuse.org: It’s now possible to install openSUSE if you only have a serial line (without additional tricks). Our graphical bootloader frontend used to ignore serial input. That’s now (starting with 11.1 beta1) changed.
linux.com: Being connected to the Internet means exposure to what the outside world has to offer -- including the undesirable elements. Every time you connect to the Internet, you're exposed to threats that can compromise your network's security. Although network security solutions have evolved in recent years, so have network attack techniques.
arstechnica.com: You'd have to do a lot of man-on-the-street interviews before you'd find someone who could explain the difference between a patent and a trademark. Into this void steps Van Lindberg, a former software engineer and now a lawyer who specializes in the legal issues surrounding the free software community.
Jim Zemlin: The Linux Foundation, in concert with several well-known industry names (hint: they start with letters like I and G), has hired a key contributor to the Linux kernel development community, the system administrator for kernel.org.