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|Story||Mageia 4 Cinnamon, KDE and GNOME 3 screen shots||Rianne Schestowitz||02/02/2014 - 3:55am|
|Story||Enlightenment E19 Going Into Feature Freeze Soon||Rianne Schestowitz||02/02/2014 - 1:09am|
|Story||First Look at Maxthon Cloud Browser for Linux||Rianne Schestowitz||01/02/2014 - 8:27pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Software||Roy Schestowitz||01/02/2014 - 6:56pm|
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|Story||today's howtos||Roy Schestowitz||01/02/2014 - 6:53pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Screenshots||Roy Schestowitz||01/02/2014 - 6:44pm|
|Blog entry||Slight Site Changes||Roy Schestowitz||01/02/2014 - 5:01pm|
|Story||Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi||Roy Schestowitz||01/02/2014 - 4:22pm|
|Story||Who’s Writing Linux?||Roy Schestowitz||01/02/2014 - 4:19pm|
sfgate.com: Defense attorney William Du Bois has filed papers asking for a mistrial on the grounds that Judge Larry Goodman improperly -- in open court -- strenuously rebuked Du Bois last month.
echannelline.com: Linux seems to have hit a plateau. Fluctuations in shipment and revenue in Linux based servers in the last few years have caused some commentators to speculate that the young operating system has reached some kind of comparative brick wall in the market.
ft.com: Before he became Mother Teresa, Bill Gates was Darth Vader. As captain of the Evil Empire, he and his minions dominated PC operating systems, vanquishing all rivals. In May of 1998, the US Department of Justice struck back.
Also: Has Microsoft Disavowed Vista?
And: Windows 7 won't be released in 2009 after all
- Installing the Slim Glow Plasma Theme in KDE 4.0
- Desktop GIS for Linux: An Introduction
- Installing Flash 9 on Ubuntu 64-bit
- Ubuntu: Enable DVD Playback
- Want the new Linux 2.6.24 Kernel? Easy Upgrade Tutorial
- How To Setup Disk Quotas For MySQL Database
- OpenSUSE 10.3 on Top of Vista
- How To Migrate to a full encrypted LVM system
iTWire: The latest figures from French based Internet traffic analyst XiTiMonitor shows that the Mozilla's Firefox web browser has continued to take market share off Microsoft's Internet Explorer across the globe over the past year, with a significant spike in Firefox usage in December 2007.
gnuman.com: gOS stands for Good Operating System; it is a web-oriented desktop operating system which uses a lot of google applications and services, as well as many other popular online services. Computers pre-installed with gOS virtually carried themselves off the shelves when they went on sale in America in November and December of 2007. So the big question becomes; is it worth the hype?
osweekly.com: Many Linux users find themselves working in Windows-based environments. More often that not, this is not something that can be avoided, and to be honest, I cannot actually say for certain that it should be. Despite the resistance from some Linux users to remain familiar with other operating systems, there is a certain level of importance in making sure that Windows does remain something that you are familiar with.
jon-reagan.blogspot: Now that I have had a chance to install Lotus Symphony Beta 3 on my Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (aka - version 7.10) installation and have run it for several days, I have decided that it is time for a review. For this review, I have decided to show how to get Symphony working on Ubuntu, as well as the major features found in the Beta 3 release.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First Look at Mandriva Flash 2008
- News: Gentoo rejects Robbins's offer, Debian switches to GCC 4.3, Fedora announces more personnel changes, ISP-Planet interviews m0n0wall's Manuel Kasper
- Released last week: Parsix GNU/Linux 1.0r0, Shift Linux 0.6.2
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 9 Alpha, Gentoo Linux 2008.0
- New additions: Epidemic GNU/Linux
- New distributions: Aloofix, CrunchBang Linux, Estobuntu, openmamba GNU/Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
techradar.com: OLPC has admitted to the delays and has contacted customers to explain. However, the level of complaints has grown to such a level the company has now had to admit defeat and offer a refund to anyone requesting one.
raiden.net: Over the years, I've had people ask me many times, "Why do you use this program or that program? Why not use Microsoft instead like everyone else?" I simply reply, "Because I prefer to have the power to choose what program I want to use."
itwire.com: One of the hottest gadgets of 2007 – with no sign the trend is abating – was the super-portable ASUS Eee, putting Linux in the hands of the masses at minimal cost. It's user interface is great for new users but power users might want more punch. Here's how to take full control.
Tristan Rhodes: I have noticed a trend developing in the business models of successful open source companies. These companies are implementing a business model that is based on dual licensing their software.
zdnet: Nokia is to buy Trolltech, the company whose Linux-based Qt application-development framework is at the core of many PC and mobile applications.
iTWire: A conference without a single suit. At least for the first four hours of its existence, Australia's national Linux conference has been just that.
Matt Asay: I recently spent some time talking with Christine Martino, HP's vice president of Linux and Open Source, about HP's plans to provide services around open-source software. But the truly interesting thing in this is HP itself.
itwire.com.au: The next release of Debian GNU/Linux, Lenny, is expected to take place before the end of 2008, senior developer Martin Krafft told a miniconference on the distribution at the Australian national Linux conference today.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Bob Young, former CEO of Red Hat, former publisher of Linux Journal, current head of lulu.com and a professional football team shares his thoughts and views of Linux.
phoronix.com: X-Plane is marketed as the "most thorough, flexible, and realistic flight simulator available for personal computers" and ships not only for Windows and Macintosh platforms but also for Linux.
beranger.org: Less than two weeks ago, I was opinionated on GoblinX 2.6 RC1: when beauty is kinky. The final version of the "full" GoblinX 2.6 has yet to come, but Flavio has released GoblinX 2.6 "Micro" four days ago.