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networkworld.com (IDG): A tech vendor-backed company that buys up patents in an effort to protect the Linux community from intellectual property litigation will soon launch a Web site to help inventors file defensive publications -- documents that make details of an invention public, preventing others from later making patent claims on it.
blog.markwill.com: In my quest to run exclusively Ubuntu Linux (a free alternative to Microsoft Windows) at home for one month, I have completed the first week.
marketwatch.com (PR): Memopal http://www.memopal.com continuous, automatic, and long-term online backup. Memopal is looking for 100 beta testers around the world to form a Linux community that will help it develop the first low-cost online backup system for Linux.
blogs.computerworld: Building and using Linux-based PCs is a rewarding and fullfilling pastime for open source enthusiasts, but spreading the gospel to the masses can be even more satisfying.
downloadsquad.com: I'm a Windows user, and it's served me well. That being said, I play with a lot of Linux distributions and there are some applications that are just so much better than anything Windows can offer that I find myself wondering how long it'll be until I make the switch.
raiden.net: How truly trustworthy are binary files on Linux? I only ask this question because of a recent article on Slashdot that brought up an interesting point about binaries distributed on Linux. Not directly of course, but the implications are there.
junauza.com: The Cathedral and the Bazaar, a famous essay by Eric S. Raymond, has been a great inspiration by many open source software developers. I’m going to share to you a few highly inspiring quotes that I took from The Cathedral and the Bazaar:
oreillynet.com/onlamp/blog: There’s been a lot of interesting product wars over the years: WordPerfect vs. Word, 1-2-3 vs. Excel... One of the current product battles taking shape is in server virtualization. And, like many past product confrontations, Microsoft’s Hyper-V is the late-to-the-game underdog.
dedoimedo.com: One of the major reasons why most of people still use Windows is the gaming community. It begins with constant hardware upgrades, required to stay apace in the losing game of ever-rising minimum requirements for this or that game. But this does not have to be so.
- KDE 4.1 packages under Mandriva 2008.1 Spring
- ssh-xfer: Quickly grabbing files over an existing SSH connection
- How to install and setup Netbook Remix on the Eee PC
- Tweak Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) for VMware Server
- Getting the current weather on your Ubuntu desktop
- Connecting Ubuntu Linux to a networked printer
ma65p.wordpress: I tried out Thinkfree about a year ago and just recently check back and it was a pleasant surprise. The website looks much more professional and the user interface for the online version is total awesome. Best off all, Thinkfree offers an offline version that sync seemlessly with the online storage. I love it.
thevarguy.com: The final numbers are in. During Installfest at this week’s LinuxWorld Expo, Untangle and its partners put Ubuntu Linux on 750 aging PCs that now run like new.
computerworld.com: This year marks an almost forgotten 40th anniversary: the conception of the device that ultimately became the PC. And no, it did not happen in California.
liquidat.wordpress: At the Ottawa Linux symposium the current state of Wlan in Linux was highlighted in detail. In the meantime, the development version of the Linux kernel included the gspca webcam drivers.
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- QNX opens up the source code for its filesystems
- IBM Exec on Linux Apps: 'I'm Tired of Waiting'
- Exporting logs from Suunto X6HR watches on Linux
- Microsoft creates open-source lab in RP
- Canonical Preparing Virtual Ubuntu Server Appliances
- An unplanned quick look at LinuxWorld 2008
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- Why Europe loves open source
- 2.6.27-rc2, "A Lot Of Random Changes"
- Some Pictures Worth a Thousand Words - Caldera OpenLinux Lite
- Ubuntu attracts the lion's share of LinuxWorld's smaller crowds
- My Bootchart Record: 12 Seconds to Boot, 7 Seconds to X
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- Portrait: Michelle Murrain lives the open source lifestyle
- Outsider No More: Linux Critical In Many Data Centers
- At last -- native apps for Motorola Linux phones
jamesselvakumar.wordpress: Having tried many versions of Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSuse and PCLinuxOS, I thought of trying Solaris, but it was never easy. I ordered a free Solaris DVD from Sun but it would never install inside VirtualBox. I always viewed Solaris as something very complex to setup and needs extensive knowledge about it.
itwire.com: A little more than three months after he became leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project, Steve McIntyre is beginning to realise that it can be a little scary at times.
pcmag.com: gOS, the Linux OS which has powered the $199 Wal-Mart PC and assorted netbooks, announced its latest version, which the company calls gOS3 Gadgets.
linuxloop.com: Today I want to discuss some of the best Fedora art submissions judged, appropriately enough, not by the art but by the concept. I will even go so far as to rank them. First place goes to…
webworkerdaily.com: Now this all sounds very lovely, but it’s kinda ‘meh’ - all Snowl seems to do is chop up some message data into a different presentation, there doesn’t seem to be any intelligence in analyzing the patterns of communications.