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|Story||Mint's Cinnamon: The Future of the Linux Desktop? (Review)||srlinuxx||01/02/2012 - 12:09am|
|Story||Firefox 10 relieves add-on updating pain||srlinuxx||01/02/2012 - 12:07am|
|Story||The Dilemma of the Linux Desktop||srlinuxx||1||31/01/2012 - 11:30pm|
|Story||Command-line programs for everyday use in Linux||srlinuxx||31/01/2012 - 6:40pm|
|Story||The diminishing of the operating system||srlinuxx||31/01/2012 - 6:38pm|
|Story||Red Hat extends Red Hat Enterprise Linux lifecycle to ten years||srlinuxx||31/01/2012 - 6:35pm|
|Story||Linux: A Getting-Started Guide||srlinuxx||31/01/2012 - 6:32pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||31/01/2012 - 8:19am|
|Story||Soup Up GNOME 3 using Opera Widgets||srlinuxx||31/01/2012 - 8:05am|
|Story||Ubuntu 12.04: What to Expect||srlinuxx||31/01/2012 - 7:55am|
phoronix: The second beta release for KateOS 3.6 features a new update notifier, the new Linux 184.108.40.206 kernel, X.Org 7.2, Xfce 4.4.1, and updates to the installer itself along with stomping a fair number of bugs.
softwareinreview: OpenBSD 4.1 was released on May 1 with its usual mix of new hardware support and enhanced operating system features. OpenBSD releases generally represent a large collection of small changes plus a few new administration and networking tools. Beyond the standard "many little changes," the big news with 4.1 is a working native port of OpenOffice.org, the elimination of the Simtech StrongARM "cats" architecture from active development, and improved greylisting capabilities in the spamd spam filter.
Also: Using OpenBSD 4.1
tectonic: Following up on their support for open source software and technological independence, the Venezuelan government launched the "Bolivarian Computer" earlier this month. Built locally, the computers come in four different models all of which run on Linux.
heise.de: German companies are world leaders in the use of Open Source software. In a survey of IT procurement officers from Germany, Great Britain, and the US/Canada, 59 percent of those in Germany said that they use OSS in their companies.
Subversion is a free/open-source version control system. That is, Subversion manages files and directories over time. A tree of files is placed into a central repository. The repository is much like an ordinary file server, except that it remembers every change ever made to your files and directories.
/home/liquidat: KDE 4 gains more and more speed these days, and it is hard to keep on track with all news and changes: Plasma introduced interactive icons, Solid now takes over the media, and the first taskbar mockups have been revealed
tectonic: The Ubuntu team yesterday released details of plans for its next release, Ubuntu Gutsy. New features include a mobile edition, the latest version Gnome and KDE 4.0 and improved hardware support.
Alpha 5 in the OpenSUSE 10.3 developmental cycle was released several days ago and with it came a few surprises. As opposed to big changes in the installed system itself, the big news this release was the 1 CD install offerings.
iTWire: Need a new app? Looking for inspiration? Want to know what the next trend might be? Welcome to the world of open source software where high-quality tools are free to try and free to keep – and where you can quickly see what everyone else is checking out and join in on the buzz.
linux.com: Poster presentations are a common way of presenting results, proposing strategies, and explaining concepts and methods. You can create nifty poster presentations with Scribus, the free desktop publishing tool.
free software mag: Mail merges are a great way to save time, since they pull information from the same fields, over and over again with each new record in your database. There’s only one problem—all records aren’t created equal; they don’t all have, or all need, the same fields. This article solves that perpetual problem with labels.
OSWeekly: Since starting on my quest for a flawless wireless support with Ubuntu Dapper, and then finally understanding the level of support to be expected with the Ubuntu distro itself, I've come to the following conclusions.
ZDNet: Sorry, my students’ steady stream of “your mom” jokes brings out my inner 14-year old. However, this is the first in my series this summer of training for the masses and the point is that your mom (or your grandmother, or your most typewriter-bound secretary) could quite easily Kubuntu (or Ubuntu, or SUSE, or whatever).
desktoplinux: Last week, more than 230 Linux leaders converged on Google's Mountain View, Calif. campus to discuss the most pressing issues for Linux, at the first-ever Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. Today, the Linux Foundation released a statement summarizing the event's main accomplishments.
linux.com: Joomla! project leader Louis Landry and his colleagues want to protect the project they love. That's why, after two years of allowing proprietary plugins for the open source CMS, the group has decided to ask third-party developers for voluntary compliance with the terms of the GNU General Public License, under which Joomla! is licensed.
iTWire: There are exactly nine days left for Microsoft to get other Linux companies to sign up for patent cross-licensing deals. The GPLv3 is set to be published on June 29 and once that is done, any new deal will be subject to the terms which it includes.
Also: D.O.J. says Microsoft to modify Vista over complaint
Just Another Tech Blog: As we all know, Fedora 7 ships without support for playing MP3s, DVDs, and many other media types that we are exposed to every day. The default repositories don't offer much help with this problem, but luckily it is an easy one to fix.
Also: Fedora 7: A Final Look
Greg KH: With all products that bundle up an every-moving target of an OpenSource projects, there are trade-offs and for the past five years or so the two big Linux distros, SUSE and Red Hat have been trying to walk the line between stability and new features and doing so quite well. But now that we have been living with these models for a few years, a number of problems have come to light
/home/liquidat: I created a short screen cast showing the integration of Nepomuk in Dolphin. The video shows how Nepomuk works inside of KDE 4’s Dolphin: rating, commenting and tagging are shown with short examples.
LinuxWorld: ThinkFree Inc. added offline support to its online application suite Tuesday and launched it as a US$7-a-month alternative to Microsoft Office.