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tuxradar.com: Paper - don't you just hate it? We live in the 'information age', and yet the much promised era of the paperless office still seems decades away. But there has to be a more elegant solution...
crn.com: Toshiba plans to enter the increasingly crowded U.S. netbook market later this year, Channelweb.com has learned.
dedoimedo.com: This is a most wicked idea: to be able to run Linux applications on top of your Windows desktop, without bothering with partitioning, dual-boot configurations and other stuff normally involved in running multiple operating systems!
pclinuxos.com: The Ripper Gang is pleased to announce the final public ISO release of PCLinuxOS 2009.1. This release features kernel 184.108.40.206.tex3, KDE 3.5.10, Open Office 3.0, Firefox 3.0.7, Thunderbird 220.127.116.11, Ktorrent, Frostwire, Amarok, Flash, Java JRE, Compiz-Fusion 3D and much more.
bmighty.com: Some IT users "go green" to save the planet. Others do it to save money. Either way, Linux has a lot to offer any green-minded small business.
linuxtoday.com/blog: FOSS is all about giving power and control to individuals. It embraces all of the important freedoms-- the freedom to create, share, invent, collaborate, learn, and change, all without penalties or artificial barriers.
danlynch.org: Dvorak has never had much love for Linux and he’s been very derogatory in the past. He seems to love the latest Ubuntu. The two words that really stuck out to me in the article though were “critical mass”.
desktoplinux.com: Two years after its last major release, the interesting PCLinuxOS project has quietly posted a major new release.
ldjackson.net: It’s funny that my first encounter with SimplyMepis came as sort of an accident. I have been reading Preacherpen’s articles about Mepis and had actually downloaded the new SimplyMepis 8. Since I already had the CD of Mepis 8, I decided to see what it would do on the old laptop.
blogs.computerworld: My compadre, David Coursey, doubts that Google will actually be partnering with any hardware vendor to deliver Google Android to users as a desktop Linux. Actually, David, I'm sticking with that prediction.
news.cnet.com: It's fascinating to see governments around the world embrace open source as a way to boost local economies and improve sovereignty. It's even better when the policy process itself is laid bare, allowing outsiders to see the partisan meddling that goes into a publicly articulated policy.
h-online.com: A bug report posted in the bug tracker for the next version of Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) describes a massive data loss problem when using Ext4, the future standard file system for Linux.
phoronix.com: Earlier this week the FFmpeg project reached version 0.5, which was quite significant considering no new FFmpeg release was made available in years. This release contained a plethora of new encoders and decoders, support for VDPAU, a variety of bug-fixes, and many other improvements. What is next for FFmpeg?
slackbook.org/blog: Today, Pat Volkerding published a massive amount of package updates to the slackware-current tree. Some of the absolute highlights mentioned in the ChangeLog are indication of a big step forward for Slackware, and most importantly: KDE 3.5.10 is gone, replaced by KDE 4.2.1.
Learn 10 steps to designing a simple PAM security login app for Linux
hehe2.net: The natural extension of the “Etymology of a Distro” blog would be delving deeper into Open Source project’s etymologies. Indeed many readers already suggested that. Here are 20 Open Source applications and the interesting (and not so interesting) stories behind their names:
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: THE first real connection I made at an emotional level with a Linux distribution was with Zenwalk, back in its version 2.0 days, and it was that connection which persuaded me to make my first (modest) cash donation to an Open Source project.
wolf911.us: I run across people that get confused as to what a GUI is. Of course a GUI stands for Graphical User Interface and can be applied several ways and methods, but I want to focus on 3 things for this post.
news.zdnet.com: Open standards and the need for interoperability on the cloud will not necessarily drive the adoption of open-source software, said a Red Hat executive.
pclinuxosuser.blogspot: Although for some reasons, there has been no announcement so far as I know, PCLinuxOS 2009 had been released. I guess it's time for first impressions.
Also: PCLinuxOS 2009.1 is Released Today!