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|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||26/09/2013 - 5:22pm|
|Story||Are We Witnessing the Decline of Ubuntu?||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 9:26pm|
|Story||GNOME 3.10 is Here||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 9:23pm|
|Story||few headlines:||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 6:36pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 3:06pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||24/09/2013 - 2:56pm|
|Story||more odds & ends:||srlinuxx||24/09/2013 - 2:43am|
|Story||Red Hat: Big bucks, big Linux||srlinuxx||23/09/2013 - 11:46pm|
|Story||Valve promises three announcements this week||srlinuxx||23/09/2013 - 11:40pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||23/09/2013 - 10:17pm|
blog.davebsd: It has been 41 days since we released GNOME Do 0.4.2, and today I’m honored to present GNOME Do 0.5: “The Fighting 0.5″. Without further ado, here are the main improvements and new features, accompanied by plenty of sexy screenshots.
blogs.ittoolbox: Microsoft has a goal. Apple has a goal. What is Linux's goal? Linux is such a large amoebic entity that it has no clear boundaries. There are no real limits to what Linux can be made to do.
beranger.org: Dear Red Hat, I know it might have been cheaper and definitely shorter this way, and I know your North American users will think you did it right, but it's NOT right!
linux.com: The Linux kernel includes support for performing RAID-1 in software. RAID-1 maintains the same filesystem on two or more disks, so that you can lose all but the last disk and still retain all of your data. This seems wonderful until you consider that an error in RAM, a power supply failure, or another hardware component in the machine can still potentially corrupt your precious data.
jonobacon.org: There has been some discussion recently about the future of GNOME. Although I am an ardent supporter and fanboy around GNOME, and I love the desktop for its simplicity and elegance…GNOME has become the software equivalent of my dad’s comfortable trousers - predictable and reliable.
reuters.com: Business software maker Red Hat Inc said on Wednesday that it has settled two of three pending patent lawsuits that the company has been fighting.
geekzone.co.nz: Several decades ago the software 'industry' managed to re-write our perception of history and make most people believe that proprietary software is normal, and open source is the aberration, while in reality software actually started out as open. It is time to change our thinking and to stop trying to justify the use of open source software.
computerworld.com.au: OpenOffice 3.0 shows that you don't have to pay a bundle for a great office suite — in fact, you don't even have to pay a penny. OpenOffice 3.0 is a free, open-source software suite that provides most of what anyone could want in an office suite.
Also: Openoffice vs Microsoft Office
And: I'm actually using OpenOffice Writer
- Ubuntu Eee 8.04: Custom Ubuntu distro for the Eee PC
- Shuttleworth talks up app launcher for 'netbooks'
- Neelie Kroes: "Choosing open standards is a very smart business decision"
- OpenOffice.org template collections
- 2008 Open Source CMS Award Details Announced
- Testing ebook readers for Project Gutenberg
- Xubuntu Hardy died on me… Testing Gentoo Linux
- Four national standards bodies appeal against approval of ISO/IEC DIS 29500 (PR)
- Let's stop playing the numbers game: free software has changed the game.
- Violate the GPL at your own risk
- The amazing power of the community: real numbers from Apache
- New FSF online store
- Monitoring and Display Commands For LVM On Linux And Unix
- Gentoo Linux Live USB key
- Chapter 3: Configuring your project with Autoconf
- Ubuntu Hardy on Compaq Presario 1240 (Living Without X)
redhatmagazine.com: Here’s a little sneak preview of some of the educational sessions at this year’s Summit. And who better to outline their talks than the speakers themselves?
Also: Should Novell Invade Red Hat Summit?
linux.com: Oracle and now IBM seem to have strange ideas about creating a business around open source software for the enterprise. IBM has taken old OpenOffice.org code under the now-retired Sun Industry Standards Source License and released it as a proprietary closed source freeware office suite.
linuxjournal.com: At the Geek Ranch we recently made a decision to implement some software in Python. Or, more accurately, I decided and there was no disagreement. Then Python gets picked as the best scripting language in the LJ Readers' Choice survey. That inspired me to write this article (and get ready for Perl and Ruby fans to start yelling at me).
kerneltrap.org: In a series of seven patches, Arnd Bergmann proposed adding in-memory write support to mounted cramfs file systems. He explained, "the intention is to use it for instance on read-only root file systems like CD-ROM, or on compressed initrd images. In either case, no data is written back to the medium, but remains in the page/inode/dentry cache, like ramfs does."
makeuseof.com: When you think of Linux, you probably think of open source software and security, but not gaming. Most people think if you are into gaming, Windows is your only option. A few years ago this might have been the case but not anymore.
- Boost security by stopping these 10 Linux services on your server
- Save disk space - use compFUSEd to transparently compress filesystems
- Access your Gentoo calendar
- Realize the flexibility of OpenSSH
- How To Create An Ubuntu Repository Mirror on Ubuntu 8.04
- Ubuntu Mirror? What if I need it easy?
- How do I… Set up a printer using the Common UNIX Printing System?
- Making changes to an OpenOffice.org chart in Draw
- Webalizer - Apache web server log file analysis Tool
- Be in sync with your GMail Inbox with CheckGmail
blogs.zdnet.com: All systems are go for the market launch of Firefox 3 for Windows and Linux but Mozilla plans another minor release candidate for the Mac OSX version due to plug-in problems tntroduced by Apple’s 10.5.3 update.
Also: Mozilla Developers News June 10
And: Firefox 3 new features walkthrough
Greg KH: Oh great, not yet-another-kernel-tree, just what the world needs... Yes, this is an announcement of a new kernel tree, linux-staging. This one is for code that is good enough to build and run, but not good enough to get merged into the main kernel.org tree just yet.
abock.org: It is my immense pleasure to formally announce the release of Banshee 1.0. After nearly eight months of vigorous, non-stop work, it’s here - and we couldn’t be happier!
In recent history, journaling file systems were viewed as an oddity and thought of primarily in terms of research. But today, a journaling file system (ext3) is the default in Linux®. Discover the ideas behind journaling file systems, and learn how they provide better integrity in the face of a power failure or system crash. Learn about the various journaling file systems in use today, and peek into the next generation of journaling file systems.
linux.com: With the recent release of Puppy Linux 4.00, developer Barry Kauler and his team have provided a lightweight but functional Linux operating system. To help reduce size and include more functionality over the previous binary-package-based Puppy. Puppy has an abundance of applications, with more than enough for an average user.