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boycottnovell.com: In light of the systematic abuse and the demise of ISO, which IBM loudly protested against [1, 2], we shall no longer let this process remain secretive. We finally have complete copies of the documents which the shenanigans keep behind passwords (unlike ODF which they attack). This includes 6 files, namely:
zdnet.com.au: We decided to plough the history of the entire internet, from the roots of its underlying technology, to the Web properties that helped it explode, the litigation it endured on the way and disasters companies have suffered as a result of the Net's popularity. We've picked 50 of what we think are the most significant moments.
This could have saved me (and probably others) a lot of public freaking out.
- Mastering IPTables, Part I
- FSF high priority list becomes a campaign, seeks donations
- When Linux does well: the e1000e Ethernet bug fixed
- Developing with libyui/libzypp & python - part3
- A Minor Stumble with Ubuntu
- Microsoft changes the Managed Extensibility Framework License
- Sistine: A sify broadband client
- Perens new crusade is patent law
- Macs now have 8% of computer market
- Bubba Two: The little server that could
- Handy wallpaper for basic linux commands
- Rwanda: Kagame Launches One Laptop Per Child
- Application servers that developers love
- Red Hat Delivers First Integrated Linux-Based High Performance Computing Platform
- Red Hat Hosts Fourth Annual Government Users and Developers Conference
- Mr. Clean actor dies at 92
blogs.the451group: There are some indications that yes, indeed, Linux netbooks may have to fear Apple Netbooks. They should. While I’m bullish on the opportunity for netbooks that are based on Linux, that is based partly on the fact that Linux faces really only one competitor, which is actually a ‘retired’ OS (Windows XP). An Apple netbook with iPhone-like connectivity and touch functionality would be formidable.
linuxcompatible.org: "It's that time of year again. With the pending release of Mandriva Linux 2009.0, older versions of Mandriva Linux will no longer be supported.
lapubell.com: I have been a long time KDE supporter, and I still love the flexibility it provides. While I find both the GTK and QT toolkits to provide a pleasing look and feel to my desktop, I haven’t found a file manager that can handle my level of customization.
blog.funtoo.org: Per request on this blog, I am now building ~pentium4 Funtoo (unstable) stages. Starting with the October 1st ~x86 build, all Funtoo (unstable) stage3 builds now include dhcpcd and git.
softpedia.com: The beta version of the upcoming Ubuntu 8.10 (codename Intrepid Ibex), which is scheduled for release in late October this year, arrived a few minutes ago and, as usual, we intend to keep you up-to-date with the latest changes in the Ubuntu 8.10 development.
- Setting up 2 IP address on "One" NIC (Redhat/Fedora)
- Speeding up SpamAssassin rule processing on Debian and Ubuntu
- Ubuntu Ctrl+Alt+Delete (CAD) Key Sequence
- Project management over the Web with Collabtive
- Differences between Packet and Statefull Firewalls
- Linux Package Manager Cheatsheet
- KDE4: Resolving the "call to lnusertemp failed" issue
- This isn’t your grandpappy’s dd command
itwire.com: Of what use is an operating system if all it does is to make you look forward to the next release - simply because umpteen bugs have been introduced by all the new features in the current version?
venturecake.com: We’ve recently been casting our eye over HP’s 2133 Mini-Note. We thought we’d check out reports on how Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop performs on the beast. Generally quite well, it seems - with one exception.
blogs.techrepublic.com: In this Inside TechRepublic podcast, Sonja Thompson talks to Vincent Danen, one of TechRepublic’s Linux gurus and long-time newsletter tip contributors.
workswithu.com: As anyone familiar with the Linux wireless scene before 2006 knows, Broadcom, which manufacturers the wireless chipsets found in many laptops, was for a long time synonymous with everything evil about closed-source software. That’s changing. Here’s how.
helpforlinux.blogspot: Having used both GIMP and Adobe Photoshop I must say I personally believe GIMP is much better for common folks like you and me. I decided to make this tutorial for those who still haven't discovered the magic of GIMP and don't know how to use GIMP productively.
Matt Asay: I worry for Red Hat. As I wrote the other day, if Red Hat's stock continues to tumble it becomes ripe for an Oracle acquisition. Losing Red Hat as an independent open-source vendor would effectively call an end to open source as a standalone software strategy.
ostatic.com: If the fact that this Linux distribution (now in an "alpha-alpha stage") is based on a work of science fiction isn't unsettling, consider two key peripheral issues.
heise-online.co.uk: After a recent meeting of the SC 34 committee, the ISO/IEC group responsible for OOXML, Groklaw are reporting that they believe Microsoft are trying to take control of the Open Document Format (ODF), the uncontroversial open document format standard.
phoronix.com: Last night Intel folks posted a patch protecting the card (marking the memory read only, and disabling the possibility to set it read/write until next reboot). That means that it's now much safer to use e1000e with this patch applied than disabling it.