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|Story||It's an ideal time to have Linux skills, SUSE exec says||srlinuxx||05/04/2013 - 12:37am|
|Story||Sorting Out the Linux Desktop Mess||srlinuxx||04/04/2013 - 11:21pm|
|Story||Humble Weekly Sale surprises with AAA Titles||srlinuxx||04/04/2013 - 4:52pm|
|Story||What Is Our Goal Here?||srlinuxx||04/04/2013 - 4:46pm|
|Story||MATE 1.6 supports systemd login||srlinuxx||04/04/2013 - 4:42pm|
|Story||Chakra: A Simple, Strong Energy Center for Your Desktop||srlinuxx||03/04/2013 - 9:23pm|
|Story||New major release of Linux Video Disk Recorder||srlinuxx||03/04/2013 - 9:22pm|
|Story||Analysts unleash the bears on Red Hat||srlinuxx||03/04/2013 - 9:20pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||03/04/2013 - 9:12pm|
|Story||Linux schisms are a blessing in disguise||srlinuxx||03/04/2013 - 1:53am|
linux.com: The LLA (Linux Liberation Army) announced today that it has adopted tough new rules governing all future Linux users. Driven by the escalating popularity of Linux and the accompanying surge in requests for support from new users, the LLA sees raising the barrier to further Linux adoption to be more than just a good idea, so it's now the law.
ubuntulinuxhelp.com: In an unprecedented move, Microsoft Corp. has acquired all rights to the Ubuntu Linux operating system (OS). The announcement came after numerous series of private negotiation meetings.
After much deliberation, research and argument in #korg (along with screaming matches between HPA and I over dinner) we are upgrading the kernel.org machines from Fedora Core 5 to FreeBSD 7.0.
gimp.org: After four months of hard work we are proud to announce a special release of the user manual for GIMP. This release features a significant change in the internationalization strategy of the user manual.
my.opera.com: While working on the last few remaining issues we have with the Acid3 test, one of our testers discovered an easter egg in the test. Over the weekend our developers have hunted down more of them and worked around the clock to improve our score.
opensource.org: As you can see, there have been some changes here at the Open Source Initiative. We've decided to stop fighting Microsoft and join them. After all, Microsoft has been using, maintaining, and distributing Open Source software for years now.
blogs.pcworld: Having organized all of human knowledge, Google has announced plans to organize all of human ignorance. Admittedly, human ignorance is vast -- perhaps unlimited – but our goal is to organize all of it. Consistent with our mobile strategy, we aim to provide anytime, anywhere ignorance.
Also: Introducing Gmail Custom Time
And: Announcing Project Virgle
- Future Open Source Superstars
- Making the World Safe for Commercial Open Source
- Adobe Joins Linux Foundation But Forgets About Flash for Linux
- KDE Commit-Digest for 23rd March 2008
- Cloudsmith: A Hint of the Future
- Mandriva and Novatice Technologies present Edutice
- DRI2 Direct Rendering Now Available
- 5 Excellent Firefox Extensions to Manage your Bookmarks
builderau.com.au: Ever since CSS was first introduced there have been issues with cross-browser compatibility. To see where things stand now with the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera, I conducted some tests using a selection of CSS pseudo-classes.
- Small Business on Ubuntu
- Ubuntu on the Eee: Way Cool!
- A Blast from the Past
- Ryan Orsers’ Review Of Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04)
- Farewell Windows, Hello Ubuntu
internetnews.com: In the beginning, there was Linus Torvalds, a single developer who put together the original Linux kernel. Fast forward to 2008 and Torvalds is no longer the lone Linux developer.
kubuntu.org: The Kubuntu team is hilariously happy to announce "8.04 Hippy Horse OMeGa pONEy". New features include KDE 4, Automatix, and New artwork.
fosswire.com: Microblogging service Twitter is ever popular, and is a great way for keeping in contact with your friends in real time and seeing what they are up to. Twitux is a native GTK/Gnome client for Twitter.
Also: Fosik - A GTK+ front-end to mkisofs
- OpenOffice.org Writer Navigator
- FTP server on openSUSE
- Home Network Security in OpenSUSE
- gentoo and kde4
- Enable Metacity Compositing in GNOME 2.22
- Securely delete files with shred
- Ubuntu Reset Your Password When You Have Forgotten It
- Shell: Shortcut To Last Command Line Argument
- Ubuntu Tip: How to Open/View .docx files in OpenOffice
dot.kde.org: Today our delegate voted yes to adopting the format as an international standard. "We have studied the standard hard and many changes have been made to it," said KDE's Supreme Leader Aaron Seigo "and following a $10,000 donation from an anonymous North American source we realised the market should decide the best formats to use, not technical bureaucrats".
I'm sort of at a bit of a loss, as to why we need to emulate the Windows environment. for those of us who have managed to move our daily lives over to Linux, probably via numerous distros, i think i'm safe in saying, we are happy where we are at.
groundstate.ca: A while ago I purchased a new laptop. BUT, it has no optical drive. Neither of my favorite distros runs 100% on it though, so I keep switching between them. Neither is embracing non-CD installs.
earthweb.com: It’s almost 8 PM on a Tuesday night, and the lecture hall here at Virginia Tech University is filled nearly to capacity. The students – many of them computer science majors – have come to hear Richard Stallman, the grand forefather of GNU/Linux. The crowd is chatty and seems in a good mood.
free-bees.co.uk: Today, government spokesman Uma Head made a startling announcement - that there were too many foreign operating systems in Britain today, and something needed to be done. She declared, "Over the past decade or so, we have seen an unprecedented rise in the choice of operating system, at the cost of our own native operating systems."
blogs.zdnet.com: As we approach Wednesday’s announcement on the ISO decision concerning Office Open XML, the format for Microsoft Word, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the process has been, well, Gorbachevian.
Also: *Is Microsoft really any more trustworthy?
* Microsoft Isn't Credible About Open Source
* When is a Standard Not a Standard?