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raiden.net: One of the great technologies I've been looking forward to for years is the wearable PC. The idea of a wearable PC has been in the mindset of the general public since at least the early 80's, or possibly sooner.
blogs.techrepublic.com: It was only inevitable that Google Android would find its way onto the PC. But what exactly does this mean for Linux? Does it really hold any value or will it be nothing more than a flash in the pan?
blogs.zdnet.com: I don’t think so, but then I read headlines like this, from the Manila Bulletin in the Philippines, and I wonder if such a boycott does not already exist.
marilyn.frields.org: As was just announced on the announcement mailing list*, the voting ballots for the Fedora 11 release name are now open.
jdeeth.blogspot: This is supposed to be a political blog, but it's Linux Monday and that means it's time for a look at the politics of software. Nothing's a hotter issue these days, literally, than global warming, and today we'll see how Linux can save the planet.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Linux and distributions through the years
- Statistics: DistroWatch Page Hit Ranking in 2007 and 2008
- News: Debian clears Lenny firmware issue, Ubuntu proposes new notification agent, openSUSE discusses roadmap for 11.2, Xubuntu and Bayanihan Linux updates
- Released last week: FreeBSD 7.1, Sabayon Linux 4, sidux 2008-04
- Upcoming releases: Pardus Linux 2008.2
- Donations: LXDE receives US$250
- New distribution: Chakra LiveCD
- Reader comments
howsoftwareisbuilt.com: In this interview we talk with Stormy about History and scope of the GNOME umbrella project, The relationship between GNOME and the public, and Branding an open source project in a world of mixed solutions.
phoronix.com: GRUB 2, the next-generation Linux boot loader, has received a new font engine. Version 2 of the GRand Unified Bootloader introduces this new font engine that's written in C and with a font tool in Java.
workswithu.com: There’s been some discussion lately about promoting Linux as a gaming platform in order to win the struggle against proprietary operating systems. It’s an interesting idea, but I don’t think it meshes well with reality. Here’s why.
toolbox.com/blogs/locutus: As the old Chinese curse goes, we live in interesting times. The whole world is in a state of flux and nobody really knows what will happen. One thing I do know is that at least my favourite operating system just keeps on going.
heise-online.co.uk: The FreeBSD project have released FreeBSD 7.1, an update to the FreeBSD 7 series of stable releases. Among the highlights of the release is support for DTrace inside the kernel, which has been imported from OpenSolaris.
- Major Win for ODF in Brazil
- Another perfect Intrepid install
- Disaster: Ubuntu 8.10
- fedora 11 feature - proposal
- YaST Software Management module in openSUSE 11.1
- Migrating from Windows
- Please, keep your Gentoo in a consistent state
- Pinoy open source firm, MS ink unholy alliance
- Campus Party Brazil - maddog's challenge - multimedia and Free Software
- Using rsync with no command like [linux]
- Review: MSI Wind
- Six ways to speed up Yum on Fedora
- Choosing a Secure Password
- [HOWTO] Use equery to master portage
- Understanding Linux /etc/fstab
- Emacs - a beginner's setup
- Adding watermark to your images using GIMP
latimes.com: Reporting from San Francisco -- The gig:Chief executive of Mozilla Corp., maker of the Firefox Web browser, which broke Microsoft Corp.'s hold on the market so that it couldn't dominate the Internet the way it does computer operating systems.
opendotdotdot.blogspot: The Home Office has quietly adopted a new plan to allow police across Britain routinely to hack into people’s personal computers without a warrant. So why might GNU/Linux help?
phoronix.com: It seems that each and every week there are new netbooks that are introduced, but there are not many differences between most models. However, one of the latest companies to join the netbook bandwagon here in the United States has been Samsung with the introduction of the NC10. Is there anything special about it?
Also: My First Netbook Experience
ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #123 for the week of December 21st- January 3rd, 2009 is now available.
blogbeebe.blogspot: This post has been in the making since mid-December, when I came across one of the most outrageously titled posts on a professional web publication that I think I've ever read: "Dumbass consumers squander netbook experience by rejecting Linux."
ruminations: Two years ago I ran into Sabayon Linux for the first time. Version 3.2 was about to be released and I gave Sabayon a spin on my laptop. I wasn’t very lucky with later releases which simply refused to be installed. Two weeks ago Sabayon Linux Four Oh! was released. How far did Sabayon progress over the last two years?
Jon maddog Hall: While "Penguin Awareness Day" officially has little to do with Linux, there is really no reason why we could not use this day to make people aware of our favorite operating system and Free Software in general.