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boredandblogging.com: With 2008 coming to an end, I started thinking about the time I’ve spent in the Ubuntu community. Good thing I only remembered the fun part.
computerworlduk.com: A new centre aimed at speeding the development of mobile computing devices around the Linux-based Moblin OS opened in Taipei.
ofb.biz: I love poking around operating systems. Lately, one aspect of this has gotten tiring in every Open Source operating system: the rolling release. The phrase refers to the sometimes feverish effort to add new features, long before the old ones even work properly.
- Quiz: Australia's contribution to Linux and open source
- Creating executable of Shell Script
- Adobe Flash Plugin on Fedora 10
- How to Create Swap Space After a Ubuntu Installation Without Re-Installing Ubuntu
- How to determine your free disk space in Linux
- ps - How to check the running processes on Linux
- PCLinuxOS N1PTT-TR5
- Will open source be lost in clouds in 2009?
- A gentle introduction to video encoding, part 3
- New Year,s Eve News: Unix And Linux Users Beware
- The Lip: Episode 49 #!Crunchbang
- Unix And Linux Easter Eggs For The Wrong Holiday
- SCO to file bankruptcy plan tomorrow
- Chilean anti-piracy law drafted on pirated software
stormyscorner.com: Ian Tree has written an open letter to IBM asking them to release Domino under an open source license. While I agree with him that open sourcing Domino could have lots of positive effects, he's ignoring the cost and time involved.
ddj.com: 2008 was an eventful, breakthrough year for many open source companies, and 2009 will be even more so, especially in terms of business purchasing patterns, software business model shifts, and enterprise software stack evolution.
workswithu.com: As you may have heard, Ubuntu is leaping from desktop computers all the way to Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Although Ubuntu Server Edition 8.10 on Amazon EC2 remains in beta, the Amazon relationship could energize Canonical’s server strategy.
Mary Jo Foley: Now that Beta 1 — which the Windows team built on December 12, 2008 — has started leaking on torrents and is poised to make its public debut at the Consumer Electronics show, it’s time to revisit that “feature-complete” promise.
lovehateubuntu.blogspot: After reading both Jeff Atwood's article and Joel Spolsky's response to a discussion topic, I'm wondering if these guys really live in the real world of programming or not. These two also don't seem to understand that there is a difference between programming and software development.
tuaw.com: Jeff Rosen of Wolfire Games has an intriguing post up about why developers of videogames like himself should go out of their way to support the OS X and Linux markets.
linuxloop.com: Windows Vista has gadgets, Mac OS X has widgets, KDE users have plasmoids, but what if your an Ubuntu user?
ostatic.com: Matt Asay weighs in today on whether OpenOffice is "profoundly sick," as Novell employee Michael Meeks claims it is. Meeks argues that OpenOffice is "not getting better with age." I get the strong sense that he has an agenda that may not be apparent at first glance.
earthweb.com: Linux on the desktop faces some nasty realities in 2009, including a vastly improved Windows 7, an increasing use of the MacOS, and a broader move by Google with their proprietary Linux solution currently called Android.
linuxjournal.com: This week I'm bringing you news of of updates, upgrades, and new releases in the world of Linux audio software. Development in this world is continuously productive, so I'll present only a selection of the Linux sound and music applications and utilities announced in the month of November in the year 2008.
arstechnica.com: The Ubuntu Linux distribution has attracted a broad audience of Linux enthusiasts, and it's beginning to gain traction among mainstream computer users. Although Ubuntu is relatively new, it builds on the rich history and deep roots of the venerable Debian project. The fate of the two popular flavors of Linux is as inextricably bound.
linux.com: Many public administrations already use open source Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to let citizens look at public geographic data trough dedicated Web sites. Others use the same software to partially open the data gathering process.
bleachbit.blogspot: Some say Linux's .rpm and .deb installation packages uninstall cleanly, so there is no need for any registry cleaners like CCleaner. Here are a few counterexamples to the myth:
phoronix.com: Last year we had looked at The Greatest Linux Innovations Of 2007, and as this year ends, we have compiled a similar list of what we believe were some of the greatest Linux innovations or achievements of 2008.
Also: Open source in 2008: Everything but interest is up
decrepitoldfool.com: You may not have gotten up this morning wondering; “What is Linux up to these days?” But while we weren’t looking, it began seriously kicking windows’ ass.
I'm a firm believer, that in order to own a PC, you should have to take lessons, and a test, to get a licence, there seem to be plenty of people willing to do this to drive to work, if you don't, then your PC experience, should be limited, as it would do if your driving a car, to a 50cc Moped of an experience. And i think i'm not the only one, as this is what the "Cloud computing" experience is serving up..