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community.zdnet.co.uk/blog: Hooray! My Sierra Wireless AirCard 880 is working with Ubuntu 8.04.1 (Hardy Heron)! This is something I have been wanting to get working for quite a while. What it means is that I won't have to boot Vista in order to use my laptop on the train and bus during my daily commute.
linux.com: Familiarity with command prompts and shell scripts is still necessary if you want to get the most from your GNU/Linux system, but the less time you spend doing that the better, right? Two powerful ways to minimize your time at the command line are shell aliases and functions.
internetnews.com: In a conversation with InternetNews.com, Mitchell Baker, Chairperson of Mozilla, admitted that Mozilla may not need both the EULA and open source license, with the EULA the likely casualty.
computerworlduk.com/blogs: Some enlightened MEPs have crafted “Written Declaration 0046/2008” urging the European Union to step up its support of free software. I've just emailed my representatives in the European Partliament using the fine WriteToThem.com, and urge you to do the same.
phoronix.com: The kind folks at Sapphire Technology had sent out the ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card upon its release. The Radeon HD 4780 retails well under $100 USD and has 512MB of GDDR3 memory with a 128-bit interface.
Welcome to this year's 11th issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Some of the topics covered in this issue include: Release Update, Lenny Upgrade advisor, ... and much more.
Also: New Debian Developers
heise-online.co.uk: Mark Shuttleworth challenged the Python community to look to future trends for Python's next big opportunity. Presenting a keynote at PyCon UK 2008 in Birmingham, Shuttleworth looked at three big trends, cloud computing, transactional memory and future multicore processors and asked the Python community how they were approaching these trends.
theinquirer.net: WHILE GOOGLE has acknowledged that its Chrome Web browser owes a lot to Open Source projects, Firefox and WebKit, it failed to mention the input from that great supporter od open saucing... Microsoft.
This guide explains how you can install Joomla 1.5.6 on a lighttpd web server on Debian Etch. Joomla comes with an .htaccess file with mod_rewrite rules (for Apache) (to enable search-engine friendly URLs) that do not work on lighttpd.
This tutorial provides a brief history of Bash, which indicates how the Bash shell is different than some of the other popular UNIX shells, and also provides an overview of the major features available within Bash.
- Funtoo on GitHub
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- Peru to Be First With New OLPC Laptop With Windows
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- Vietnam's open-source developers go global
- How Open is the Open Video Player Initiative?
- Chip PC Launches New Lineup of Linux-based Products (PR)
- Chrome comes to Mac/Linux with CodeWeavers
- Supercharge Firebug
- Mandriva 2009 RC1 on Acer Aspire One: Follow-Up
- Open-Source Alternatives To Microsoft Office
- Open source teaches us how to sell games
- The psychology behind open source and gaming
- Firefox Plays Chrome Catch-up. Or does it?
- Mozilla's Frank Hecker on Politics 2.0, Open Source, and Participatory Democracy
- Linux Email Tips: KMail Templates, and Filters
- Vista suffers a dose of Linuxitis
- Is Microsoft buying Citrix? Novell!?
- build an open source mainframe in your kitchen
- Scratch: Open-source programming for kids
- Capturing screens with GScrot
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computerworld.com: To see what all the excitement is about, I got my hands on four of the latest minis available: the Sylvania G Netbook, the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC, the Acer Aspire and the Asus Eee PC 1000. These four mini-notebooks offer portability, low prices and a Linux operating system. How do they compare?
stuff.co.nz: Open source software may sound like just another passing buzzphrase, but it is no fly-by-nighter. It has been around for decades and we have all relied on it for some time. As more and more people are coming into direct contact with open source, it's a good time to ask what makes it so special.
linuxdevices.com: Nuvation is shipping a "video front end" reference design that digitizes multiple analog video streams, tiling them for display on a 1080i monitor. The Multichannel Video Front-End (McVFE) uses Texas Instruments (TI) video decoders and a Xilinx Spartan 3A FPGA, and ships with Linux drivers.
linux.com: One brake on the GIMP's popularity is that, while it boasts dozens of filters, a rival like Photoshop boasts thousands. You may only occasionally need a special effect that imitates a pencil sketch or a famous style of painting such as Impressionism or Cubism, but, when you do, having a filter to create the effect instantly saves serious amount of time. To help bridge this divide, the GIMP is reviving the User Filter.
linuxjournal.com: All of us at Linux Journal's Houston office are just fine, and we have found ways to stay in touch with each other and our community. We have used whatever technology is available to us to exchange information and coordinate our efforts.
- Top 7 Ubuntu GUI tips
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- Securing your network premises with Endian
- Spam prevention with Exim and greylistd - Part 1
- Try command-line looping for added efficiency
- Share One Keyboard and Mouse Between Multiple Computers
- Use Ubuntu Live CD to Backup Files
- HowTo: Setting custom resolution in VNC Server
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adobe.com: Flash Player 10 release candidate was updated on 9/15/2008 and includes several bug fixes. Highlights include: Many Linux camera issues have been fixed, Linux full-screen optimizations have been made, and New Text Engine.
mercurynews.com: Cafiero is leading a revolution in the redwood-ringed town of Felton. He's been inspired by others around the country and with them he's dubbed the effort "Lindependence 2008,'' a scheme hatched to turn Felton into an all-Linux enclave.
iarematt.com: I have recently switched from Vista to Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 1525. I started off doing a dual boot with Vista but after playing around with Ubuntu for the past few days and customizing it to my liking, I am confident that I can format my Vista partition and switch to Ubuntu completely.