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|Story||Open source still has a few gaps to fill to go mainstream||srlinuxx||02/04/2013 - 7:41am|
|Story||What Holds Linux Gaming Back||srlinuxx||02/04/2013 - 7:39am|
|Story||Raspberri Pi now available in the US||srlinuxx||02/04/2013 - 7:35am|
|Story||KDE 4.10 & GNOME 3.8 Applications||srlinuxx||01/04/2013 - 11:55pm|
|Story||Jon Corbet Mulls Linux Kernel Changes||srlinuxx||01/04/2013 - 11:50pm|
|Story||other april fools' jokes:||srlinuxx||01/04/2013 - 11:04pm|
|Story||GIMP changes name to appease users||srlinuxx||01/04/2013 - 7:42pm|
|Story||Canonical Announces Ubuntu for Washing Machines||srlinuxx||01/04/2013 - 7:33pm|
|Story||LibreOffice prints on Tuesdays (only)!||srlinuxx||01/04/2013 - 7:21pm|
|Story||Grand Theft Gentoo: Full-metal Stallman||srlinuxx||01/04/2013 - 7:05pm|
blogs.ittoolbox: It was a typical Wednesday night for this particular Borg who we will call for the sake of names Locutus As Locutus had to go straight to a Linux Users Group meeting from work he remotely logged in via ssh with a secure key and set the borgship to start recording from the DVR-card his comedies that would be starting while at the meeting.
polishlinux.org: This is a follow-up post to my recent report on OOXML process in Poland. It looks like things are going bad this time. At least as bad as in October.
Also: ODF guerillas rally for document freedom
And: Porn Site technique used to promote OOXML
The multiplatform, multilingual office suite OpenOffice.org announces the official release of version 2.4 with 9 new chart features, 5 PDF export enhancements, text to columns in Calc, rectangular selection in Writer, bug fixes, performance improvements, improvements supporting the growing library of extensions such as 3D OpenGL transitions in Impress, and much more. Downloads are available either direct or P2P. In September, OpenOffice.org 3.0 will add PDF import, Microsoft Office 2007 file format support, and ODF 1.2.
openoffice.org: The OpenOffice.org Community is pleased to announce the release of OpenOffice.org 2.4. 2.4 includes many new features, enhancements, and bug fixes to all its core components. The Website team has designed and implemented a clean new style that we believe will make it easier to find OpenOffice.org, download, and learn about it.
- Get over it already. Microsoft is not the Anti-Christ
- Microsoft Lawyer Faces a Community Grilling
- Fascinated by Gentoo
- Automatix is Dead
- LinuxTag 2008 with OpenOffice.org "mini conference"
- Asus launches Eee PC SDK
- Mandriva One 2008 on EEE PC
- Asustek to roll out second-generation Eee PC w/ touchscreen panels in June
- Asus admits big global Eee supply-demand imbalance
- Russian Postal Service Wears Red Hat
- Humanitarian projects and open source: Working together to revitalize computer sciences
- Initiative helps farmers in rural India using OSS
- The Future of Open Source: Another View
- Linux gains new architecture support
- 2.6.25-rc7, "Most of the Changes Are Pretty Small"
- Some casual CHHDSK fun
- Hans Reiser Trial: March 26, 2008
- Threading Building Blocks and Linux Distributions, Part 1
- Threading Building Blocks and Linux Distributions, Part 2
- Python: Threading Callback Timer
- Manual Mass File Patching On Linux Or Unix
- Restore Selected Files From Secondary Backup Hard Disk
- USB SUSE Installation from Linux
- Blogging From the Terminal
linuxdevices.com: An education supplies company has announced a portable science education computer that runs embedded Debian Linux. Pasco says it designed its sensor-equipped Spark Science Learning System for collaborative science experiments by students, for example measuring conductivity or tracking temperature changes.
liquidat.wordpress: OpenOffice will see a new release today: version 2.4. Among the new features are improved multi language management and 3D eyecandy for Impress. While it is only a minor release it does come along with some nice additions:
itwire.com: This week, the covers were lifted on North Bridge Venture Partner’s annual Future of Open Source survey. The results present a clear picture where pundits expect open source to make huge inroads as well as where proprietary software is likely to retain dominance.
Also: OSBC Panel Looks at the Future of the OS
ostatic.com: According to a talk by Benchmark Capital's Rob Bearden at this week's Open Source Business Conference (OSBC), the nature of open source business models are changing. He says open source companies should strive to become the "enterprise standard" in their market space in order to effectively monetize their commodities.
ubuntulinuxhelp.com: Last month we posted “Top 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications“, which listed some really good open source applications. One of the things missing was a good OpenSource, Flash content creation tool.
internetling.com: I know a lot of people who use open source every day, from OpenOffice to the GIMP and Linux, open source has something for everyone. Recently I was asked how could someone give back to the developers of Free Software?
blog.laptopmag.com: When you turn on your television, it’s hard to avoid those Mac vs. PC commercials. They’re clever, funny, and also misleading. Judging by those commercials, the average non-techie consumer would assume that those are the only two computing platforms available, which would be quite erroneous.
And: Preview: Ubuntu 8.04 Beta
utahstatesman.com: Batman vs. The Joker. Superman vs. Lex Luthor. The U vs. the Y. Epic battles are found in every age, every population and every medium thinkable. Computers are no exception.
computerworld.com: Mozilla Corp. yesterday patched 10 vulnerabilities, half of them marked "critical," in its open-source browser as it updated Firefox to Version 184.108.40.206. "There's a little bit here to interest most everyone," said Andrew Storms.
Also: SeaMonkey 1.1.9 update available now
And: 5 Firefox Plugins Related to Linux
opera.com: Since the test was officially announced recently, our Core developers have been hard at work fixing bugs and adding the missing standards support. Today we reached a 100% pass rate for the first time!
junauza.com: I’m no graphics professional, but like probably most of you, I do need to edit photos from time to time. Since GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is included by default in most Linux distros, I forgot about Photoshop. Here are my reasons why I think GIMP is better than Photoshop:
linuxfud.wordpress: Every once in a while, an article or post will appear, claiming that Linux is just not good enough for everyday use. The reason? Concerns over quality. That’s the topic of this sixth installment of my Top 10 List of Linux FUD patterns, the accusation that Linux is low-quality software.
- How to get Ubuntu version and nickname
- Installing Iris Explorer on Ubuntu
- Turn Your PC into a DVD Ripping Monster (Linux Version)
- Mandriva Linux One 2008 eee Live USB creation
- Linux file system
- Using Color In The Linux Or Unix Shell
- Downloading and installing Thunderbird extensions
- pam_mount and sshfs with password authentication
- How to use emerge in Gentoo
- HowTo: Motion Picture Linux Paint and Retouching Tool
softwarefreedom.org: The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro bono legal services to protect and advance free and open source software (FOSS), today announced the formation of Moglen Ravicher LLC, a law firm which will represent select for-profit clients that support FOSS but are not eligible to receive SFLC's pro bono services.