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OpenDocument format was approved as an ISO standard in May 2006. This was important for the free software community because there are free software applications for reading and writing OpenDocument files. More recently, Microsoft requested that their format approved by a "fast-track" procedure.
Project Looking Glass 3D, or LG3D for short, is a revolutionary method of user interaction with their computers - a 3D Desktop actually. This method allows users to utilize 3D capabilities of their computers, resulting in having a stunning 3D environment and more user-friendly touch. This article is going to describe how-to setup and work with LG3D.
Nicholas Negroponte took some time recently for an e-mail interview with Mercury News Columnist Dean Takahashi about his low-cost laptop project.
vino is VNC server for GNOME.VNC is a protocol that allows remote display of a user's desktop. This package provides a VNC server that integrates with GNOME, allowing you to export your running desktop to another computer for remote use or diagnosis.
Linux is great for one thing: it supports multiple language on the desktop. If you plan to offer a kiosk mode supporting many languages, Linux becomes a good choice.
Today the Southern California Linux Exposition's fifth iteration kicked off with all-day mini-conferences on free and open source software in the health care industry and women in the free/open source software community. Since the sessions on women seemed to be the less popular, least business-friendly, and most interesting of the two subjects, that was the series I decided to sit in on. It was a life-changing experience for all who attended.
Every now and then I stumble upon a nifty little desktop background hack, and after noting them down for a few months, discovered I had enough to make a blog post.
One of the best ways of growing a strong community now a days is to start a forum. There are a plethora of forums for Unix and Linux and new ones are coming up all the time. Out of all these, a small section of them have risen to the top by virtue of their dedication and some good luck.
So Ubuntu and Linspire have declared their intention to work together toward their common goal of making Linux Universal. Here are some thoughts.
During this and last week Mozilla developers and drivers had a run of meetings to discuss Product Requirement, Document released some weeks ago. Requirements have been shuffled, some added, some removed and most, better defined.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has said that the company "won't ever take five years to develop another version of Windows". Apple's Leopard revision of OS X, due out in early 2007, will make incremental improvements to the Mac OS. And on the Linux front, the XGL and Compiz windowing systems may outdo OS X's Aqua interface in sheer awe factor.
Hybrid Share is a Mono application dedicated to easy client-to-client file transfer cross the different platforms. It aims to end the current IM file transfer “Insatisfaction” of normal clients like Gaim and Kopete via the usage of P2P technologies.
Beryl has a couple of great plugins for organising applications that have a proliferation of little windows like the gimp or kopete, or if you want to group windows associated with a project you are working on. Howto enhance your workflow with beryl's zoom and scale plugins.
Unlike its commercial cousin SUSE, openSUSE doesn’t come with proprietary and/or patent encumbered software due to legal restrictions. This happens to be a bit of a nuisance, as most of us like to play DVDs and MP3s on our computers.
Apparently, lot of people are thrilled with the whole idea of Canonical and Linspire's technology partnership announced yesterday, citing source code consolidation, non-redundant development efforts, and just good karma about the whole deal. I, for one, am not one of those people.
Geeks and movies go together quite nicely. I've been thinking about films that reflect tech and geek culture, and have pulled together a list of 15 movies that should probably be on any geek's must-see list.
Yesterday, Linspire and Canonical issued a joint announcement that Linspire would begin to base its distributions on Ubuntu rather than Debian, and that Ubuntu users would be able to use CNR to install proprietary applications and drivers, starting with the Fiesty Fawn release.
Mandriva on Feb. 7 introduced a pre-installed Mandriva Linux 2007 distribution on a 2GB USB key. With "Mandriva Flash," users can take their own Mandriva system anywhere with them, plug in the key, and save and exchange data -- with about 1GB of space left over, according to the company.
Recently, Microsoft started to sell a new operating system, Windows Vista. There are a few reasons to believe that, this time, it will not be successful.
Open source software will serve at the heart of a project management system developed in a humanitarian effort to design housing for the needy. Built on the drupal open source content management system, the Open Architecture Network Web-based system enables collaboration between building architects and designers.