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derstandard.at: Novell-developer Michael Meeks finds strong words for Sun's management of the free office suite in an interview - Pushes for own OOo flavor and talks about KDE/GNOME-unification
linuxworld.com (IDG): A company is now selling what it calls the "world's cheapest laptop," which at $130, is not a bad deal if you can bear some hardware limitations.
sharplinux.blogspot: For years I have been using and, in some cases, promoting "open source" software, but until a few months ago, I really couldn't have told you what is really behind that idea. I knew vaguely, but since neither I nor anyone I know actually would delve into the source code (at least not at this point), what does it matter?
ostatic.com: Microsoft announced on Friday that it would be joining the Apache Software Foundation, which costs $100,000/year and is the highest level of sponsorship that the foundation offers. Bruce Perens, a well-known open-source advocate, cautioned on Slashdot that "there's much reason for caution."
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Guest Review: NimbleX 2008
- News: Mandriva's 10th Birthday, Fedora 9 Re-Spins, openSUSE PromoDVD, and Foxconn Crippled BIOS
- Released last week: NimbleX 2008, Foresight 2.0.4, and DragonFly BSD 2.0
- Upcoming releases: Musix 2008-7, sidux 2008-03, and Draco 0.3.2
- Mini Review: Parted Magic 3.0
- Reviewed last week: NimbleX 2008, Vector 5.9 SOHO
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Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly...
crn.com: Ubuntu 8.04 and Fedora 9 have made great strides in making desktop Linux more user-friendly and technologically advanced. With OpenSUSE 11, Novell Inc. can match them feature for feature.
zdnet.co.uk/blog: I have spent the past four days on a short vacation in the Piedmont area of northwest Italy. This has given me the opportunity to make a "traveling test" of Linux on both of my laptops. During this trip I have tried Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Mandriva.
- Cloud Computing Could Invite Data Lock-In
- Run Linux? Save the World, Please.
- disabling the annoying system beep in linux
- Make Your Ubuntu Desktop Rotate As a Cylinder/Sphere
- Sun releases web stack
gentoo.org/news: Welcome to the July issue of the Gentoo monthly newsletter! Since our last issue, Gentoo Linux 2008.0 has been released and the Gentoo Security Team held a meeting on July 14, 2008. In howtos: this guide will show you a method for trying to recover just about any deleted file.
zonker.opensuse.org: I can’t believe OSCON is over already. It seems like the week flew by, probably because there was almost zero downtime from the time I arrived in Portland until the time I went to the airport.
linuxworld.com: Matthew Garrett writes, "Linux hasn't claimed to be Linux in response to OSI queries since 2.6.24." With the current kernel.org Linux pretending to be Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, or Vista, as a motherboard vendor you could just "not support Linux." What a mess. Why support Linux at all?
- Running Quicken Premier 2008 on Linux with Wine
- How to configure DSL in Fedora Linux
- Eye Candy in Ubuntu 8.04 - Hardy Heron
- Our LTSP hackfest effort: KIWI-LTSP 0.4.3 with Live USB and CD support
- mkinitrd for XFS
- Google Earth on Gentoo (inspite of Digest error)
- Open Web Foundation to Play Freedom Cop for Net Specs
- Videos: Dolphin, Gwenview & More in KDE 4.1
- Ubuntu on Atom: coming soon to a subnotebook near you
blog-linux.com: Until now I worked exclusively with Linux, I had no experience with other UNIX operating systems. At the weekend I had a bit of time and I decided to make a little experiment - install Open Solaris on my desktop computer.
arstechnica.com: When the Asus Eee PC came out last year, we found that the eeextremely eeenticing subnotebook had the potential to be a real game-changer. Indeed, the diminutive wonder has spawned countless imitation products from a wide range of other vendors.
greenhughes.com: I finally took the plunge the other day and decided to wipe the operating system that came with my EEE PC and install Ubuntu Netbook Remix, and I'm very glad I did! I've been using it for a few days now and am really pleased with it.
oreilly.com: 10 days ago Linux creator Linus Torvalds gave an interview in which he talked about what he likes and doesn't like in a Linux distribution:
makeuseof.com: A command line is a method of interacting with your computer that involves typing commands (that is, words and phrases that have meaning to the computer) to make it do things. Command line interfaces replaced punch card systems back in the 1950’s and subsequently made room for GUIs.
phoronix: Since January of 2007, Linux Game Publishing (LGP) has been working on porting X3: Reunion over to Linux. This game is the sequel to X2: The Threat, which was ported by this Linux game company already. X3: Reunion was scheduled to be released a year ago on the 1st of August.
ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 101 for the weeks July 20th - July 26th, 2008 is now available. In this issue: Intrepid Alpha 3 released, Ubuntu Screencasts, and Ubuntu Stats, and much, much more!
fedoratutorials.com: One of the things I’ve been working pretty heavily on the past couple weeks is getting more involved in the Fedora Ambassador program. And let’s just say its been a blast. I love the new direction of the North American Ambassador program and am excited to be a part of the newly rejuvenated program.