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|Story||Sidux Hypnos 2010-01 Xfce Review||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 9:00pm|
|Story||UFO: Alien Invasion 2.3||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 8:58pm|
|Story||Linux: “Free” Software vs “You Get What You Pay For”||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 8:56pm|
|Story||PlaneShift 0.5.4 released||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 8:55pm|
|Story||TransferSummit - Open innovation at Apache: "No Jerks Allowed!"||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 5:23pm|
|Story||some shorts:||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 5:22pm|
|Story||Turpial 1.3.3 – A native Twitter client for Linux||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 5:19pm|
|Story||Has Windows 7 killed Linux on the desktop?||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 12:06pm|
|Story||Traditional Server Guy's Views on the Linux Desktop||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 12:04pm|
|Story||More Results from the Debian Community Poll||srlinuxx||20/06/2010 - 12:02pm|
Per Øyvind Karlsen wondered what could be the future of RPM especially for Mandriva as Mandriva is using RPM 4.4.6 from Jeff Johnson. Anssi Hannula pointed out to the new rpm site as RedHat through Fedora was aiming to give new directions to the RPM projects. The position of Mandriva about this is not known yet. Olivier LAHAYE was looking for a 64bits version of OpenOffice.org...
Firefox might be free, but that doesn't mean Mozilla is in the poorhouse. Although some speculated on one, higher, figure, Mitchell Baker, chair of the Mozilla Foundation, said that Mozilla made just under $53 million in 2005.
Rwanda is the eighth developing country to join the One Laptop Per Child initiative aimed at giving away inexpensive computers to all young students.
Discover how to use shell scripts to mechanize virtually any UNIX personal or system task, and learn more command-line tricks while doing so. Scripts can monitor, archive, update, report, upload, and download. Indeed, no job is too small or too great for a script.
At the end of 2006, I prepared myself for a "survival experiment". After having read how a KDE fan was able to "survive" after a month of immersion in GNOME, I thought I could undergo a similar, though opposite process: how can a GNOME fanboy survive in KDE?
Just before new year, on December 31st 2006 the Free Culture Foundation site has been launched. The site appears to be mimicking the Free Software Foundation in form and also presents four core freedoms on which the Free Culture Movement should be based, to use, create, share and learn.
"Thus, this [Supreme] Court's precedent repeatedly sets out that software, which is nothing more than a set of instructions – an algorithm – to be performed by a computer in order to solve some mathematical problem, is subject matter that is not patentable..."
Neither the ext4 filesystem nor Samba 4 are ready for prime-time yet, but they are chock-full of promise and potential, so let's take a look at what they are promising to deliver.
Nearly half of all enterprises will be running mission-critical business applications on Linux in five years' time. The company predicts a steep rise: only 18 percent of businesses will be using Linux in business-critical roles by the end of 2007.
Also: Quarter of firms on Linux by 2009, say analysts
More than 7,000 angry Linux users have protested against the European Union after it excluded them from viewing streaming videos. Stefan Esterer created an online petition last Friday which calls on the EU to stop excluding open-source users.
- Son's Testimony May Be Key In Reiser Murder Hearing
- Missing woman's husband nervous, witness says
- DA case looks at Reiser's actions
Apple calls it Quartz. Microsoft calls it something else but it’s most visible in Aero Glass - the transparent theme in Vista. In the free software world we have Xgl and AIGLX (Ubuntu is going down the AIGLX road).
The open souce arena is forming a rather formidable fan following. In the beginning this was a small community known onl to a niche audience but today we see a different pisture. Commercial software and the the open source software seem to be at the same footing.
I found the book titled "Core Python Programming" authored by Wesley.J.Chun and published by Prentice Hall to be an ideal book to learn the wonderful Python language. This book is quite voluminous, with 23 chapters spanning 1050 pages.
The aim of this article is to introduce the reader to Bzflags. Bzflags is a free software multiplayer 3D tank game that is frantic, full of immediate action, with a kill or be killed emphasis. The game is best served in multiplayer mode where you can hunt in packs, fight to the last ounce while chatting. Instant violent fun, gratification for those of you that need to let off steam and clear your minds living for the moment.
Firefox fans will be facing 2007 with more tranquillity than they did 2006. A year ago, it was clear that Firefox's free ride was about to end: after an astonishing five years of inactivity, Microsoft was finally launching an updated version of Internet Explorer.
- Install d4x Download manager in Ubuntu
- Ubuntu Tute Part 1
- Pull in HDTV with Linux and the HD-5500
- Clone Your Ubuntu installation
- HowTo: Ubuntu home LAN server
- Searching your world with Beagle
- Disable Text Wrapping in Vim
That the idea has been floated again does not surprise me. This is a year when Microsoft will be seeking to push a new version of its Windows operating system down consumers' throats. It's also a year when several GNU/Linux distributions can claim to be sufficiently desktop-oriented for the average person to have no problem using any one of them.