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|Story||Rugged Android 4.0 handheld does NFC||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 7:41pm|
|Story||Updated Fedora 20 KDE Stack: Something's Funky||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 6:54pm|
|Story||Pale Moon: Firefox Without DRM, Interface Breakage||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 6:45pm|
|Story||Google Chrome's PDF Rendering Engine Released as Open Source||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 6:38pm|
|Story||LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 1 Brings Progress Bar for DOCX Import and More||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 5:43pm|
|Story||Windows OS 'replaceable' by Chinese counterparts||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 5:31pm|
|Story||SteamOS Receives Security Updates from Debian||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 5:24pm|
|Story||GCC 4.8.3 Released||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 5:17pm|
|Story||What Has the Cabinet Office Got to Hide about Microsoft?||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 5:10pm|
|Story||Chakra Linux 2014.05 Distro Shows That KDE Can Be Fun||Rianne Schestowitz||22/05/2014 - 4:58pm|
dev-loki.blogspot: As it seems like everyone has to voice her opinion on Mono, I'll do as well. First of all, I don't like C# as a programming language. And I think that Anders Hejlsberg is wrong on many things. N
PR: The catastrophic cratering of the global economy, falling gas prices and President George W. Bush's recent executive activities have indirectly prompted Saint Paul gadfly software developers CodeWeavers, Inc., to provide free software for every American on Oct. 28, company officials reluctantly announced today.
Discover how to reduce Linux cluster admin effort, regardless of number of nodes.
techradar.com: For better or worse, Linux has always had a reputation as being the geeks' OS. With netbooks, this isn't the case. Neither the Windows nor Linux systems on the market are really being sold as computers as such, but a handy device that people buy for specific functions.
Also: How many distros can a healthy netbook market stand?
linuxdevices.com: The Linux Foundation (LF) has posted a ten-minute video interview with kernel coordinator Linus Torvalds. Held during the Linux Foundation's recent Linux Kernel Summit, the interview reveals the Linux founder speaking out on issues ranging from kernel/userland interactions to why Linux has so many interfaces.
- Shuttleworth: "I don't think anyone can make money from the Linux desktop."
- Review: Ubuntu 8.10, 3G tethering works very well
- Can the New Ubuntu Save You Money?
- Canonical is not cash flow positive
- Notes from Setting Up Ubuntu Server on Linode
- Official 8.10 release news: where they messed up
- Seen on campus: 2 Ubuntu Laptop Success Stories
- Canonical may need 3-5 more years of funding
- Ubuntu 8.10 due Thursday; profitability not so fast
- Mark Shuttleworth and the Grand Linux Vision
- New Ubuntu Initiatives
- Help us test the Kubuntu 8.10 Candidate CDs
ostatic.com: A few days ago, Kristin covered Envizions Computer Entertainment's announcement that it will deliver its EVO Linux-based gaming console on November 18th. She predicted that the announcment would probably stoke the long-standing fire surrounding whether Linux can ever be a viable gaming platform, and indeed it did.
opensuse.org: So the polls are closed now and all votes have been accounted for and confirmed valid, and we are now proud to announce the election results!
blogs.zdnet: John Galt is the lead character in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. Galt represents Rand’s ideal of objectivism, of free market absolutism and rule by those few who dominate the market. Linus is the anti-Galt.
If you haven't yet, would you please vote in our latest poll submitted by bigbearomaha concerning your preferred Linux install media? I was wanting to use the results in an article, but there aren't nearly enough votes to be valid right now. Vote away!
theregister.co.uk: "Intrepid Ibex", distributed as Ubuntu 8.10, goes live today for distribution later this week, and the economic crunch certainly makes the Linux variant more compelling.
Also: Ubuntu goes more mobile with 8.10 release
itwire.com: Here's how to skin Linux to give a Windows Vista appearance. You can help provide a familiar look and feel to your Windows-trained friends and family as you coax them towards Linux. Or you can enjoy the satisfaction of having something looking like Vista actually run with stability.
blogs.nytimes: I have to confess, I haven’t paid much attention to Opera Software until recently. The Norwegian company has been an also-ran in the browser market for 13 years. On Friday, I had a chance to sit down with its co-founder and chief executive, Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner. I can’t say that I’m convinced that Opera is now poised to take the Web by storm.
yabblog.com: Debian? Ubuntu? Sidux? Pardus? Mepis? Gentoo? Whoa! Why are these Linux distros so strangely named? Why not name a OS simply - door, room or window? Although, Linux distros have very strange names but it is interesting to know, why they are called so?
raiden.net: 64 Studio is a Linux distribution built upon Debian with both 64 bit processors, and the designer in mind. It takes the best of Debian, strips out the unnecessary extras, then rebuilds it as a one stop shop for those doing everything from print to web design.
blog.taragana.com: Ubuntu, right from its release, has been a very popular open source operating system for Linux lovers around the world. With its new release (Ubuntu 8.10 codenamed Intrepid Ibex) due in just 3 days' time, the hype and speculations are really reaching their heights.
opensource.org: All through last week, I spent my time in Ghana at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Center for Excellence in ICT ( AITI-KACE ) in Accra. It has been an incredibly refreshing experience for me, personally, and for the hundreds of students, developers, businesses, bankers and educators that are participating in the forum.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Editorial: Three versus Four
- News: Ubuntu unveils Intrepid Ibex, Fedora finalises feature list, Mandriva coordinates worldwide install fest, openSUSE explains beta release process, DesktopBSD moves to KDE 4
- Released last week: Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r5, PC-BSD 7.0.1
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 8.10, OpenBSD 4.4
- New additions: AsteriskNOW
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
phoronix.com: With the release of Ubuntu 8.10 coming out later this week we decided to use this opportunity to explore how the performance of this desktop Linux operating system has evolved over the past few releases. We performed clean installations of Ubuntu 7.04, Ubuntu 7.10, Ubuntu 8.04, and Ubuntu 8.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T60 notebook and used the Phoronix Test Suite to run 35 tests on each release that covered nine different areas of the system.
lifehacker.com: These days, it only takes an increasingly-cheap USB thumb drive and a program like UNetbootin to create a portable Linux desktop you can run on any computer that can boot from a USB port. But check out the list of distributions UNetbootin can download and install—it's huge.