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arstechnica.com: The developers at Collabora have extended Jingle—a multimedia chat protocol for XMPP—so that it can support audio and video conversations with more than two participants. Support for this new XMPP extension, which they call Mingle, could eventually land in Empathy, the GNOME instant messaging client.
- Yes, Linux can run Crysis!
- Microsoft Should Worry Less About Live, More About Linux
- I Want Sandy Back, Says Open Source Project
- WiMAX deal "clears" Linux for takeoff
- Yet another reason to use Linux instead of (Windows) Vista
- From Evolution to Thunderbird (Part II)
- Tux on a Groom's Cake
- Q & A: Keith Curtis on Open Source
- Nokia eyes wider use of Linux software in phones
- SilverStone Fortress FT01
- The Linux Newb: The Install
- Mozilla Developer News Dec 02
- Gentoo New Mplayer Real Support, dvdnav support
- OpenOffice's UI will be getting a refurb
- Reason to stay with Ubuntu 8.04
- MySQL 5.1 released with crashing bugs
- 40 Open Source Tools for Protecting Your Privacy
- Blender Render Grid
- Trumpet Windows Loudly--- Except When It's Malware Outbreaks
- Open source phone gains "fat" distro
- The Best Way To View Youtube in Ubuntu
- OMG! I am running out of memory. What to do?
- Hidden Linux : Doing the joins
- Predicting Solaris 10 TCP Sequence Numbers Part 1: Initial Discovery
- urpmi tricks
- Keeping an eye on your network with PasTmon
- Using Linux to Overcome Comcast's Policy of FUD
- HowTo use Dig to check if a DNS server is using random source ports
- Gentoo, build it like Lego.
- Vim as typewriting tutor
- Different signal handling under FreeBSD and Linux
- Mandriva : Fixing input drivers issues in Cooker
- Add right-click virus scanning capability to Nautilus
- Where is All The Disk Space Going?
- Dealing with Command Line Options in Python
linuxworld.com (IDG): A group of open-source software advocates set out a road map for the software industry through 2020 at the Open World Forum conference in Paris on Tuesday.
Frederik's Blog: Mandriva decided to end the contracts of at least Adam Williamson, Mandriva's community manager and Oden Eriksson, maintainer of the Apache, MySQL, PHP stack and other related packages. This has triggered a haevy reaction from the community now, with a public letter to the CEO being written, an online petition and people deciding not to spend money anymore to Mandriva, but instead spent it on other free software projects.
it.toolbox.com/blogs: KDE comes with the everything including the kitchen sink konqueror program which acts as a file manager and browser although the file management part is being slowly replaced by dolphin. This leaves konquerors role to be primarily a web browser.
heise-online.co.uk: The beta version of Moonlight 1.0 is now available to download as a Firefox plug-in. The application, is the Linux version of Microsoft's rival to Flash, Silverlight. It makes it possible to play files such as WMV files under Linux.
phoronix.com: This afternoon, NVIDIA has pushed out another driver. The 180.11 Beta brings in a couple of fixes and improvements.
blog.wired.com: Songbird is like an open source version of iTunes that handles just about everything that program does, while swapping out the iTunes store interface in favor of the world's music blogs.
blogs.zdnet.com: It has suddenly become fashionable to diss the Netbook. Some of the blame goes to Intel, which didn’t understand who its buyers might be.
techiemoe.com: Excelixis is the awkwardly-renamed latest version of what was previously known as Workbench Linux. I liked that distro very much, so I was curious to see what (if any) improvements had been made.
computerworld.com: Mozilla Corp. said today that it will take another stab this week at convincing users running older versions of its Firefox browser to update to Version 3.0.
heise-online.co.uk: The OpenSolaris project developers have released the final version 2008.11, four weeks after the release candidate and in line with their six-monthly release cycle. Apart from Firefox 3, Gnome 2.24 and OpenOffice 3, which are mainly intended for desktop use, the operating system also offers a complete web stack.
linux.com: Mounting and unmounting filesystems used to be straightforward in GNU/Linux. However, with the addition of udev and the demand for hotswapping USB devices the process is now more complicated. That is where graphical mount managers such as Forelex Mount Manager, PySDM, and MountManager find their niche.
ostatic.com: Distribution naming schemes are one of the more humorous aspects of the open source community. The Fedora Project is calling for suggestions on what to name Fedora 11.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's 16th issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: Etch-and-a-half installation images updated, GNU Affero General Public License suitable for Debian main, and Security Teams Meeting in Essen.
oneclicklinux.com: November 30th was a milestone birthday for me! I hit the big Five-OH! Fifty! This 50th birthday made me realize that you're never too old to learn something new.
arstechnica.com: Mozilla has announced the official release of Bugzilla 3.2, a significant new version that adds a large number of major improvements.
zdnet.com: Plenty of folks took my challenge to sort out just what it would take to switch from Windows to desktop Linux. Here are the highlights from the talkbacks, though, with some important considerations.