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freesoftwaremagazine.com: Richard Stallman wants to popularise the term GNU/Linux instead of using the currently popular term Linux. He correctly states that the term Linux, besides being thoroughly inaccurate, totally fails to introduce new users to the legal and philosophical concepts that underlie the basis of the GNU/Linux OS; but is it feasible to make such a change at this late stage?
informationweek.com: Lumeta's arresting visual images represent the explosive growth of the online world. Between 1998 and 2003, the number of nodes on the Internet doubled. By 2008 nodes had increased five times.
oreilly.com: Vector Linux, the decade old Canadian Linux distribution based on Slackware, has partnered with SQI Incorporated of Reno, Nevada to provide support infrastructure, both for the commercial support Vector Linux began offering earlier this year and for the wider community.
Playdeb is a repository for Ubuntu games that makes it easy to install games that are available on getdeb.net. This article shows how you can install games using Playdeb on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.
pclosmag.com: PCLinuxOS Magazine, September 2008 (Issue 25) is available to download. Some highlights include: Linux Media Players - Round up, Gnome User Guide, and Chapter 6 - Kde User Guide.
phoronix.com: It has been one year and four days since X.Org 7.3 was released and a number of months since X.Org 7.4 was supposed to be released, but today X.Org 7.4 is scheduled to finally make it out the door!
earthweb.com: A few weeks ago, when I wrote that, "forced to choose, the average FOSS-based business is going to choose business interests over FOSS [free and open source software] every time," many people, including Mathew Aslett and Matt Assay, politely accused me of being too cynical. Unhappily, you only have to look at the relations between Red Hat and Fedora, the distribution Red Hat sponsors, during the recent security crisis for evidence that I might be all too accurate.
howsoftwareisbuilt.com: In this interview we talk with Alexandre. In specific, we talk about: Developing an open source project in cadence with Windows, Philosophies about how Linux should reach out to Windows users, and Deciding what applications to support and what to leave out.
maketecheasier.com: If you are constantly confused over the command line, and wanted to look for an easy way to tweak your Ubuntu, then Ubuntu Tweak is definitely the application for you.
linux-foundation.org: The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Black Duck Software has joined as a Foundation member.
- Having fun with qemu
- Proprietary, open source systems management get closer
- How to: Debian Installation on Acer Aspire 7520 Series
- about:mozilla - Developer News 9/9
- Why Mozilla is committed to Gecko as WebKit popularity grows
- New Mandriva Bugzilla update in the works
- QT 4.5 to understand GTK themes
- Lenovo Exits pre-Installed Linux Desktop Business
- Give One, Get One: I Still Don't Get It
- Xandros Remains Out of Touch
- linux priced out of the market by vendors conspiring with monopoly
- Using chattr to Eliminate Command Line Histories
- Pardus Linux
- Open Source a successful business model
- Installing Lenny
- The open-source add-on economy
- Would you buy a Linux desktop?
- UK Govt screws browser choice
- OpenX 2.6: disable UTC Timezone warnings
- 6 Offbeat Open Source Ideas Worthy of Rube Goldberg
- An Update on the Gentoo KDE 4.1 Ebuilds
gnuski.blogspot: In my corporate job we try to employ Debian whenever possible. But some of our clients and projects require various IBM applications that run, according to IBM, only on Red Hat (RHEL). I cannot tell you how many problems I've had with Red Hat.
arun.wordpress: The first two are very useful, if you kill bugs for a living (read debugging freak).
susegeek.com: Celestia is a free opensource space simulation software that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia provides photo-realistic, real-time, three-dimensional viewing of the solar system.
tuxdeluxe.org: I went out to dinner with an old programming friend the other night, and as all old programmers do, over our Chillis burgers we started swapping war stories about the systems and projects we'd worked on. Neither of us had a formal computer science education, and as we ended up comparing great computer related books we'd both read, it started me wondering, “How did we learn this stuff ?”
itwire.com: The iTWire Vista Vs. Linux battle has been great fun to watch unfold, however it does seem to have missed the point that Apple Mac OS X is better than them both...
opensuse.org: KDE is hugely important to the openSUSE project, and openSUSE’s users. According to our most recent survey, a total of 68.3% of respondents are using KDE, so when it’s time to decide how to support KDE as it moves through its transition period, it’s not something that is taken lightly.
itworld.com: I am bit slow between the ears sometimes. Sometimes things take a long time to sink in and when they do, I have a "duh!" moment. I had one recently in an outlet of well known, computer chain store.
pcworld.com: Mozilla's second alpha of Firefox 3.1 is upping the ante in the next-generation browser battle. So how do the main contenders stack up so far now? One thing's for sure, the Firefox team has taken note of Google's recent Chrome release and worked hard to make sure its offering can hold its own.
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: IT has been a while since I used one of the BSD family of computer operating systems (read my review of DesktopBSD here) so I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the latest version of PC-BSD, v 1.5.1.