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|Story||KDE Developer Missing, Linux Reviews, and Lightweight Distros||Rianne Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 4:52pm|
|Story||Today in Techrights||Roy Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 4:16pm|
|Story||Ubuntu and ASUS start selling affordable notebooks in the US||Rianne Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 3:17pm|
|Story||Ubuntu = Freedom!||Rianne Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 3:10pm|
|Story||Fedora Will Better Secure Its Packages||Rianne Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 2:59pm|
|Story||Microsoft Windows vs Linux||Rianne Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 2:48pm|
|Story||Questions Needed for Interview With Stallman||Roy Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 2:37pm|
|Story||Leftovers: FOSS in CMS||Roy Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 2:25pm|
|Story||CyanogenMod Installer removed from Google Play Store||Rianne Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 2:17pm|
|Story||2013 Holiday Shopping Guide For Linux PC Hardware||Rianne Schestowitz||28/11/2013 - 2:00pm|
ZDNet: Moving to Linux used to be a big deal. Sure, it was cheaper, more reliable, and more flexible -- but who did you turn to when things went wrong? Fortunately for Linux, the support structure that gradually built up around this rogue operating system has dispensed with that fear.
matt hartley: Where people get confused is in believing that if Ubuntu, king of the Linux distros, is not able to take the marketplace by storm, then something must be broken with desktop Linux. In this article, I’ll explain what it will take to dethrone the mighty Ubuntu and gain a market share so large that it will eclipse anything seen by Ubuntu to date.
linuxlinks: The Eee PC (pronounced as a single E) is marketed as an "Easy to Learn, Easy to Work, Easy to Play" computer. Due to its size, it is classified as an Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC). The Asus Eee PC has received considerable pre-launch media coverage. Not without reason, it isn't every day that a well specified device undercuts its competition in price by a considerable margin.
zdnet: E-mail clients are often loaded down with too many features. Rather than one big groupware package like Outlook or Evolution, sometimes a simple e-mail client is all you need. We look at three Linux e-mail-only clients and see how they fare against today's standards.
Also: E-Mail clients compared
- Make Firefox sound
- Interview with Brian Stevens
- It’s true: sudo rm -rf kills Ubuntu; a bug report
- Microsoft feeling heat from Linux in budget flash PC market
- Debian Powers the world
- Real-time Linux tiff and memories of Xen
- Drupal 6.0 beta 4 released
techiemoe: I was made aware of this distribution by a reader of the site. Their official site didn't really tell me a lot about it, so I decided to take the plunge and downloaded 2007.4 "Eros."
foogazi.com: There are many of you out there who are looking to make a change from your current Windows operating system to the Linux operating system. Some of you may have doubts, many of you most likely have questions before taking the plunge. I’ll try to point you in the right directions before you switch from Windows to Linux.
wired: New details surfaced Wednesday about Microsoft's plans to get Windows XP running on the OLPC.
Also: No Microsoft Windows XP on OLPC XO
jon-reagan.blogspot: CNR has finally entered beta stage, and although I never plan on using Linspire/Freespire, I decided to give CNR a shot.
Also: Ubuntu CNR First Look
Red Hat Magazine: We’re getting down to serious shopping time for the holidays. Lucky for you, we’ve got ideas for you and the geeks you love. And like last year, we’re giving away loot.
arstechnica: At the end of January 2007, Adobe submitted its Portable Document Format (PDF) to the ISO. Now, as the year winds to a close, Adobe has announced that PDF 1.7 has been approved by the ISO and will become the ISO 32000 standard (DIS).
mepis.org: Warren has released rc2 of SimplyMEPIS 7.0. The 7.0 rc2 master image contains package updates from Debian as well as a bug fix and security update of the kernel to version 18.104.22.168.
wired: A 21-minute videotape showing Hans Reiser's missing wife playing and cuddling with her children at their son's birthday party captivated jurors at the Linux programmer's murder trial here Wednesday.
linux.com: How are GNU/Linux users preparing for Linus Torvalds' plan of world domination? By playing free software computer games based on the classic world conquest board game Risk. You can perfect your strategy by playing the games XFrisk, TEG, or Ksirk.
- HowTo: Adobe Flash Player on Fedora 8
- MIT Kerberos installation on Debian
- HowTo Disable a User Account in Linux
- Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) LAMP Server Setup
- A quick note about installing ut2004-ded in Gentoo
- Short Tip: Using Timidity to play midi files
- Eix: enhancing the Gentoo experience
- Animation Pipelines in Python, and the Linux Kernel: Woot!
jucato.org/blog: “Project X is duplicating Project Y. X should be dropped so that resources/developers would be focused on Y” (or vice-versa). Let me enumerate my reasons why such a logic is faulty.
Matthew Aslett: Just hours before it was due to announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2007, Novell has postponed the announcement pending a review by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC’s concerns, it appears, relate to the company’s previous financial results.
adamw's blogs: For those who don’t follow the Cooker list, it’s recently been announced that Mandriva will switch to using PulseAudio as its default sound server for all desktops in the next release.
linux.com: The GNU/Linux desktop lacks a font manager for design work. Ideally, such a font manager should support currently used font formats, including TrueType, Type1, and OpenType, and allow sets of fonts to be activated on the fly, so that system memory is not choked with rarely used fonts. Newcomer Fontmatrix has proved itself a contender for the role. In fact, despite some weaknesses in its features, its basic functionality is already dependable.
This edition is all about what you love best about Compiz Fusion, the countless new features and fixes that get added every week. This week, a couple of interesting patches to Compiz Core by our forum users, new plugins (We all love those) and a few interesting and cool new features from some older plugins.