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|Story||‘Leap Second’ Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web||srlinuxx||01/07/2012 - 9:47pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||30/06/2012 - 5:10am|
|Story||Sabayon 9: One Linux Distro, Three Desktop Flavors||srlinuxx||30/06/2012 - 3:32am|
|Story||Upcoming Features of openSuse 12.2||srlinuxx||30/06/2012 - 12:19am|
|Story||Mandriva Foundation Structure Illustrated, OpenMDV Intro'd||srlinuxx||30/06/2012 - 12:18am|
|Story||How Red Hat Decides Which Open Source Companies to Buy||srlinuxx||29/06/2012 - 10:29pm|
|Story||Linux Distro Digest||srlinuxx||29/06/2012 - 10:27pm|
|Story||Why Can’t Linux Crack The Desktop?||srlinuxx||29/06/2012 - 8:50pm|
|Story||Video, Graphics and GNU/Linux||srlinuxx||29/06/2012 - 8:48pm|
|Story||Adding Context Menus in the Dolphin File Manager||fsmag||29/06/2012 - 8:25pm|
Dana Blankenhorn: Previous research showed linear and quadratic growth in lines of source code of individual open source projects. Our work shows that open source is expanding into new domains and applications at an exponential rate.
pcworld.idg.com.au: The Philippine government's official weather service, PAGASA, has replaced its SGI supercomputer with a clustered Debian Linux system that can process information vital to protection against typhoons, floods, droughts, tsunamis and other wild weather conditions at a fraction of the cost.
junauza.blogspot: Microsoft Word is the most widely used computer word processing system today. However, due to unfair or high price tag of Microsoft’s Office Suite, free and open-source word processors are rapidly gaining in popularity. To those who are looking for some quality word processors but don't want to spend for even a dime, try some of these:
raiden.net: PARSIX 1.0 is a Persian Linux distribution, created by a team in Iran and built on a Debian base. It comes as a live CD in which the default languages – ironically, I have to say, given the prickly relationship between the leaders of Iran and America – are Persian and American English.
arstechnica.com: The Kysoh Tux Droid is a robot that wirelessly connects to a Linux computer and performs actions in response to preprogrammed events. It can flap its wings, turn around in circles, blink, detect light levels, record audio, and even speak.
computerworlduk.com: Red Hat has rolled out a beta-test of the next version of its flagship OS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.2, with a new kernel and significant changes aimed at server farms and at workstations.
softpedia.com: Skype 2.0 for Linux was released yesterday, and brings one of the most awaited features by its users: video calls.
posingaspopular.wordpress: I use Linux every single day. I entered work and my fellow co-worker in the tech department was having for lack of a better term “issues” with his computer. He said something to the extent of ‘my hard drive is broken so I cant get that file you need for you. This sounds like a perfect job for a Linux algorithm.
computerworlduk.com: Firefox 3.0 Beta 4 users are reporting that Mozilla's new browser is dramatically faster than its predecessor – as well as faster than the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.
linux.com: Last month the TrueCrypt Foundation released TrueCrypt 5.0, which finally introduces a Linux GUI for the cross-platform encryption application. TrueCrypt 5.0's numerous other enhancements include a Mac OS X port, XTS operation mode, the ability to encrypt a system partition or drive under Windows, and the addition of the SHA-512 hash algorithm.
arstechnica.com: The Banshee development community has been working for months on a major refresh for the popular music player. The first Banshee 1.0 alpha was released today, providing users with an early look at Banshee's new features and vastly improved user interface.
internetling.com: If you’re a Linux enthusiast like me, you’ve probably tried to convert a few people over to Linux from another operating system. So here are some quick and simple things about Linux you can point out to your potential convert.
- Invoke Openbox's Menu with xdotool
- Preview: Kickoff From KDE 4.1
- 4GB table limitation on MyISAM tables
- Mandriva and Wilk Elektronik offer a OEM solution combining a GOODRAM module package
- Sticky open source marketing
- Hardy Alpha 6 thoughts
- In Brazil, a local alternative to the OLPC
- Red Hat Summit 2008 preview Video
- Who speaks for the Open Source Community?
- AptFs - FUSE filesystem for APT source repositories
- Wal-Mart, the gPC, and Avoiding the "M" Word
- How to watch DVD in Ubuntu Gutsy?
hehe2.net: Amarok is a very intuitive and user friendly music player, it makes playing music on your PC even more fun. It has tons of options that would put any other player to shame. Here are 13 scripts that others have thankfully provided us:
theangryadmin.blogspot: It's probably been 10 years since I started playing with Linux and the one thing that has really changed in that time are the forums. Going back to those days a post would usually elicit a helpful pointer or two, even if it was to the man pages, and if not that, at worst, a RTFM. Now days it seems impossible to post a question without some arrogant soul having a go.
2404.org: Frozenbyte has announced an agreement with Linux specialist company IGIOS Ltd to port "Shadowgrounds Survivor" to Linux.
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Funambol, the leading provider of Mobile 2.0 messaging software powered by open source, today announced that the AGPLv3 has received formal approval by the Open Source Initiative (OSI). Funambol led the process of the license’s approval by the OSI after adopting AGPLv3 in November. It was the first company to adopt the license, which closes the “ASP loophole”.
fcw.com: “The days of proprietary technology must come to an end,” he said. “We will no longer accept systems that couple hardware, software and data.”
robertogaloppini.ne: Recent interest towards FOSS from the Russian government has boosted commercial activity in this field. No longer than a year ago there was no single large company that would say it is capable of doing FOSS system integration projects. Now there are three, and the number will probably grow.