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|Story||openSUSE 12.2 development cycle picks up steam||srlinuxx||05/03/2012 - 10:00pm|
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|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 446||srlinuxx||05/03/2012 - 7:36pm|
|Story||March 2012 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine||srlinuxx||05/03/2012 - 7:30pm|
|Blog entry||SalineOS 1.6 review||finid||04/03/2012 - 9:17am|
|Blog entry||Linux Deepin 11.12.1 screen shots||finid||04/03/2012 - 9:14am|
|Blog entry||Kubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin beta 1 screen shots||finid||02/03/2012 - 12:57pm|
|Blog entry||Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin beta 1 screen shots||finid||02/03/2012 - 8:10am|
|Story||Minix Gets a NetBSD Code Infusion||srlinuxx||01/03/2012 - 7:27pm|
|Story||Talking Spark tablets with KDE developer Aaron Seigo||srlinuxx||01/03/2012 - 7:26pm|
theregister.co.uk: "After careful evaluation, the Board believes that Microsoft's proposal substantially undervalues Yahoo! including our global brand, large worldwide audience, significant recent investments in advertising platforms and future growth prospects, free cash flow and earnings potential, as well as our substantial unconsolidated investments."
informationweek.com: The LiMo Foundation's members unveiled the first wave of their Linux-based mobile handsets at Monday's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The move could steal the thunder from Google's Android handsets, which are scheduled to make their debut in reference designs at the conference.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Zenwalk Linux 5.0
- News: Fedora and openSUSE alpha tests, interview with Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier, gOS desktop switch, update on BSD Magazine
- Released last week: Yellow Dog Linux 6.0, Pioneer Linux 3.1
- Upcoming releases: SLAX 6.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0 Beta 2
- New distributions: Piren, Runtu, VicidialNOW
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
PCLinuxOS Magazine, February 2008 (Issue 18) is available to download. Some highlights include: How to setup autofs to mount samba shares, A beginners howto on RealBasic, and Nvidia dual head setup.
byzantineroads.info: The Ubuntu family are becoming the go to Distro for Linux Novices. With a slick user interface, a wide variety of apps, and a decent installation process, Kubunu would have been my favorite had it actually worked on my machine.
blogbeebe.blogspot: A trio of alpha releases have hit the virtual streets; Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 4 February 2nd, Fedora 9 Alpha 1 the 5th, and openSUSE 11 Alpha 2 the 8th. And, yes, they are indeed alphas.
linux.com: Firefox rocks because it acts like a Lego set -- you have your base module, and then you can stick extensions on it. Some of the most obvious extensions are toolbars. Unlike the embedded-application extensions like Chatzilla or FireFTP, toolbars actually modify your interface.
maketecheasier.com: Other than being a free complete office suite, OpenOffice allows users to install extensions to improve its functionality and enhance the user experience. Here is a list of useful extensions for you.
groklaw.net: Out of all the free and open source licences which are available, there are two which are disproportionately chosen by FOSS developers when licensing their software. Those two are the GPL and the LGPL. Of these, the GPL is disproportionately favoured over the LGPL.
computerworlduk.com: Today Alfresco is presenting the findings of the second Open Source Barometer. This is the largest study of the usage of open source in the enterprise stack by the Global 5000 and Governments across the world.
cpilive.net: Some say that paid services belittle the efforts to facilitate free and open sharing of source code. Can profitable businesses and open source really coexist?
eZ Publish is one of the most well known and widespread web content management systems. Because its setup is not trivial, this tutorial shows how to install eZ Publish on an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) server.
bluecrabboulevard.com: Just about every post I have made here in the last week has been done from my laptop computer running Ubuntu 7.10, I wrote right after I first tried it out that I thought people would be impressed. One week on, I still think so.
cio.com (IDG): Ubuntu and Red Hat are the most used Linux distributions among the 35,000 members of content-management vendor Alfresco's community, the company found in its second survey of trends in enterprise open-source software usage.
thevarguy.com: Whether you attended this weekend’s Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) or another recent open source event, one trend is clear: Linux advocates certainly love their Apple MacBooks.
manchicken.com: It’s good that we have choice, so we should focus on supporting those choices and trying to use these choices to enhance software freedom in general instead of only sticking to the interfaces that we ourselves have adopted and grown to enjoy.
arstechnica.com: At the Southern California Linux Expo, Mozilla evangelist and board member Chris Blizzard gave a presentation on the future of Firefox. He discussed Mozilla's long-term goals, demonstrated some of the impressive integration improvements that Firefox 3 will bring for Linux users.
kerneltrap.org: "Ok, it's a bloody large -rc (as was 24-rc1, for that matter), probably because the 2.6.24 release cycle dragged out, so people had a lot of things pending," noted Linus Torvalds, announcing the 2.6.25-rc1 kernel.
itnews.com.au: A few weeks ago a former boss and mentor of mine made my jaw drop by asking me, "Why has open source failed?"
crankycomputers.blogspot: The other day I went to the local Geek toy store, and picked up an Asus EEEPC, the model I have is the Perl white 4gb 701. I also picked up a 4GB SDHC card while I was there for $30. I brought the wee beastie home, unpacked it and turned it on.