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|Story||Tizen turns up in an IVI system and a fridge||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:46am|
|Story||Valve Pushes Out Large Team Fortress 2 Update||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:39am|
|Story||Green500 List top 10 are all powered by NVIDIA Tesla GPUs and Linux||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:34am|
|Story||OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 Released||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:33am|
|Story||GNOME's Virtual Filesystem Gained SFTP Push Support||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:26am|
|Story||Report: Nintendo Developing Educational Android Tablet||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:23am|
|Story||Rugged handheld runs Android, scans barcodes||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:20am|
|Story||100 Open Source Replacements for Audio and Video Tools||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:17am|
|Story||Linux Kernel 3.12.1 Is Now Available for Download||Roy Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:15am|
|Story||Mozilla Revenue Tops $311 Million From Open-Source Technology||Rianne Schestowitz||23/11/2013 - 7:11am|
computerworld.com.au: Venezuela has joined the list of countries that have lodged appeals against the adoption of an international standard based on Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) file format.
computerworld.com: Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox browser is on pace to hit the 20% market-share mark next month, a Web metrics company said today. Firefox boosted its share by 0.6% in May, accounting for 18.4% of the browsers used during the month.
Also: Firefox, Safari, & Opera Hit Record-High Market Share
blogs.zdnet.com: $269. That’s the base price of the upcoming Asus Eee Box, a shiny slice of plastic pound cake set to launch in mid-July in the U.S. and a bit later for French-speaking Canada (oui, c’est vrai.)
blog.wired.com: If you've always wanted to build a computer from the ground up but never really had the time to find the necessary parts online, a coupon-centered blog called Coupon Codes Mall has done all the work for you. We think their choices lead to a pretty solid build, and all the coupon/sale links are current.
computerworlduk.com: When I read that Asus was to embed DeviceVM's GNU/Linux-based Splashtop Linux on millions of mainstream motherboards, I wasn't particularly impressed. But in the light of this further news, maybe I was wrong.
raiden.net: My initial impression of the EeePC 900 was that it was surprisingly small. Actually smaller than I had expected. I figured it would be little, but not quite as much as it was. That's not to say that's bad either, because the EeePC 900 is a UMPC, so small is important.
zdnet.co.uk: OpenSuse 11.0 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) appeared on Thursday, the same day Novell revealed strong growth in its Linux business, strengthening its position against Linux market leader Red Hat.
cnet.com: Ron Hovsepian, CEO of Novell, took an unwarranted swipe at Red Hat for failing to show up to the Linux desktop market, but by Red Hat's own admission, it's not really interested in the traditional desktop market. It's a bit like being prom queen when you're home schooled.
practical-tech.com: A) Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS, C) Fedora, D) openSUSE or E) None of the above?
The answer is: E) None of the above.
kerneltrap.org: In April, 2.4 kernel maintainer Willy Tarreau queried the Linux kernel mailing list regarding how the 2.4 kernel is still being used. He followed up summarizing the responses, suggesting that about 5% of 2.4 users run the kernel on old recycled laptops at home or on PDA's and thin clients, running whatever works with no real need to upgrade.
australianit.news.com: As chief operating officer, Whitehurst was widely tipped to succeed the outgoing Delta chief executive but despite turning around the corporate basket case his day in the sun never came.
blogs.techrepublic.com: The release of KDE 4 has long since come and gone. Much ballyhoo has been made over the release. Many are praising it. Many are condemning it. Me? I fall in the latter category. Why? Let me explain.
theinquirer.net: ACCORDING TO Mozilla's bugzilla site that hosts bug reports, the Sea Monkey web browser and e-mail client, formerly known as the Mozilla Suite, only has four bugs left to fix... honest.
Also: Flock adds support for Digg, Pownce and AOL Webmail
lockergnome.com: So you want to get with the “cool” crowd, drop Uncle Bill’s operating system, and switch to the very free and completely open source alternative Ubuntu Linux. Here’s five reasons why you should think very carefully before even attempting that installation:
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: openSUSE package management with Zypper
- News: FreeBSD moves to Subversion, Novell reports growing Linux business, Ubuntu plans universal connectivity, Fedora outlines KDE plans, BLAG and Granular interviews
- Released last week: DeLi Linux 0.8.0, Foresight Linux 2.0.2, Myah OS3.0
- Upcoming releases: Pardus Linux 2008
- Donations: FileZilla receives US$400
- New distributions: BSDanywhere
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
polishlinux.org: In spite of fragmentary information about changes, that I’ve published since my last insight (like the Amarok 2 visual changelog), I’ve decided after all to gather them all in one place. Hence, I invite you to the next insight of KDE 4. The revision of the day is 811150.
hertenberger.co.za: This weekend saw me trash my long-running Fedora system for something new. Followers of these pages will know that I’ve had no end of issue with the recent spate of upgrades and new releases of various Linux distributions. The main cause of my frustrations?
tectonic.co.za: With release candidate 1 available, Firefox 3 is edging closer to a final release. But is Firefox 3 in a fit enough state to be released? Right now it doesn’t look so.
blogs.zdnet: Contrary to some reports, everything that makes Android “Android”, including all the core platform components and libraries needed to port Android to new devices will be open sourced under commonly used, industry standard licenses, says Google.
debaday.debian.net: Back in the day, when I was new to Linux, joe was the first text editor that I managed to quit without having to reboot my machine. That I am still using it today, many years later, goes to show just how simple yet powerful joe is.