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|Story||5 top Linux and open source stories in 2013||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 3:56pm|
|Story||Mandriva Moving Forward With PCLinuxOS and Mageia||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 2:29pm|
|Story||KDE Becomes Mature in 2014||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 1:54pm|
|Story||2013 Brought More Desktops to GNU/Linux||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 1:29pm|
|Story||Despite US Roots, Red Hat Appears to Have Benefited From NSA Scandals||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 1:11pm|
|Story||Christmas a Good Time to Install Fedora 20, But Not Upgrade to It||Roy Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 12:47pm|
|Story||When FRAND meets FOSS: Bottom Up or Top Down?||Rianne Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 7:46am|
|Story||Free DU Speed Booster app for Android||Rianne Schestowitz||24/12/2013 - 7:31am|
|Story||Linux 3.13-rc5 released||Roy Schestowitz||23/12/2013 - 9:00pm|
|Story||How Docker turned intricate Linux code into developer pixie dust||Roy Schestowitz||23/12/2013 - 8:58pm|
debian.org: Welcome to this year's 6th issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Some of the topics covered in this issue: DebianDay 2008, DPL-initiated teams survey finished, and Bits from the testing security team.
computerworld.co.nz: Warrington School, in Otago, has decided to jump ship and deploy the GNU/Linux operating system with free software across the board by a target date of 2010, says the school’s principal, Nathan Parker.
zdnet.co.uk/blog: TokBox looks very nice. It is a simple browser/flash-based video chat application, which appears to work quite well. The fact that it is flash-based accounts for most of its strengths and weaknesses.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Recently a blog post entitled “Why Desktop Linux is its own worst enemy has come across my feed-radar a few times. It’s yet another in the long line of “Linux ain’t ready yet” jeremiads and it doesn’t really say anything new yet it got on my nerves. Why?
workswithu.com: About a year ago, I installed Ubuntu on the laptop owned by a friend of mine who lives back east. Here’s her Ubuntu story … back in 2007, and today.
ittoolbox/blog: In the past ten years Open Source software and its poster child, Linux, has expanded quite remarkably. It has changed from a rebel without a cause to an entity that even the tried and true establishments have sat up and taken notice. Yet Linux and open source seems to have hit a glass ceiling.
manilastandardtoday.com: ACER will be rolling out the Aspire One mini-notebook this week in Manila, its answer to the ground-breaking Asus Eee-PC. When it was introduced at the Taipei Computex last month, Aspire One seemed to be the most credible challenger to the Eee PC. But in a rapidly growing market, what’s hot is a fast-moving target.
blogbeebe.blogspot: Here's a proposal I throw out to the world: Who would work with me to 'fork' KDE 3 and rebuild it with QT 4.x (4.4 at this point)? This would be the entire KDE 3 environment. I'm curious to see if anyone would step up and work with me to establish a new branch, porting KDE 3 to QT 4.4.
Matt Hartley: Wow, this certainly surprised me. Today I found out that Ubuntu Linux is now being sold at Best Buy online and even at some stores. And normally I would say this is great, except there is a problem - what the heck is Ubuntu “complete” edition?
For those unfortunate souls who couldn't boot, install, or burn the LiveCD, we've provided the 2008.0-r1 revision bump. It fixes these specific problems:
mod_defensible is an Apache 2.x module intended to block spammers/hackers/script kiddies using DNSBL servers. It will look at the client IP and check it in one or several DNSBL servers and return a 403 Forbidden page to the client. This guide shows how to install and use it with Apache 2 on a Debian Etch server.
- An earthshaking use of open source
- Book review: Blender 3D: Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery
- GScrot -a good screenshot tool
- Open Source is taking new turns in Africa
- An Introduction to IRC on Linux for Beginners
- Linux - Still chasing that elusive 1% market share
- Abit Offers Broadcasters New Linux Based Automation System At IBC
- Linux in the Stores
- Easy Debian For Everyone! OpenOffice, Firefox 3, Java, AbiWord, IceWM, etc
- Will Alienware Ship Linux-Based PCs?
- GNOME hires Stormy Peters as Executive Director
- Using the Desktop…why?
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: GoblinX is a Slackware-based Linux distribution which comes in live CD format. The Micro Edition is GoblinX's smallest version - the ISO only measures around 100MB – and it comes with only Fluxbox and several GTK/GTK2-based applications.
abclocal.go.com: ABC News has confirmed that authorities are in the process of recovering Nina Reiser's remains from Redwood Regional Park, east of Skyline Boulevard. ABC News reports Reiser led them to his wife's remains.
- Tweaking the Eee PC part 2
- Automating the creation of slide shows in OpenOffice.org
- Auto-Hide Your Mouse Pointer When Idle With “Unclutter”
- How-To: Use cdparanoia to Rip Audio CDs
- Training Tips for New Linux Users
- Helpful Tip: Disable Drag & Drop Images in Firefox
- Fixing NTFS Mount Error in GNU/Linux
- Killing those runaway processes that refuse to die
internetnews.com: Linux distributions often live and die on the strength of their respective communities. Such is the case with the Gentoo Linux distribution, which canceled its last release in 2007 but has now emerged in 2008 with a new release. Tanned, rested and ready?
liquidat.wordpress: One of the main 3rd party packages for KDE is the KDEBluetooth suite. It is the graphical interface to Bluetooth for KDE. The KDE 4 port was now released in a first test version.
davidcaylor.com: I ran Ubuntu for about a month. It is a very nice distribution. Everything worked very smoothly. I had no real problems with it.
usalug-org.blogspot: It is difficult for me to say that these are my four favorite distributions, period, without any qualifications. On the Ubuntu project alone, I am always torn between the XFCE based Xubuntu derivative and the KDE based Kubuntu derivative, and the 8.04 release is no exception.
linuxplanet.com: HP's entry into the sub-Mini-Notebook arena comes in the form of the HP 2133, a sleek-looking, brushed aluminum finished, lightweight but well built beauty. You can see the attention to detail in the engineering when you first open it up.