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|Story||Steam's November Hardware Survey - Linux Still Mostly Holding Itself Up||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 3:52am|
|Story||Mesa 10.0 Release Brings OpenGL 3.3||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 3:39am|
|Story||Softpedia Now Lists More than 2,000 Linux Distributions||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 3:27am|
|Story||Download Linux Kernel 3.13 Release Candidate 2||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 3:17am|
|Story||VirtualBox 4.3.4 Released with Support for Linux Kernel 3.13||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 3:06am|
|Story||Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon Review||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 3:00am|
|Story||LINUX MINT 16 'PETRA' RELEASED [SCREENSHOTS]||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 2:48am|
|Story||What to Expect in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 2:31am|
|Story||Ubuntu Used to Design and Control the Atlas Humanoid Robot for a DARPA Challenge||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 2:16am|
|Story||Android 4.3 rollout for Samsung Galaxy S4 resumes||Rianne Schestowitz||03/12/2013 - 2:07am|
infoworld: New features in the Firefox and Opera browsers could make it less complex and cheaper for people to incorporate video into their Web sites, representatives of Mozilla and Opera say.
Also: Webrunner becomes Mozilla Prism
blogs.eweek: Eyeing the trends around user-friendly Linux desktops, sub-$500 notebooks, universal broadband, and Web 2.0 office applications, my colleague Steven J. Vaughn-Nichols opines that we're on the brink of a low-end Linux revolution. For my part, I'm not so sure.
Here is an interesting comparison in which the author compares several common tasks (setting up Compiz Fusion, setting up wireless networking, and setting up a printer) on three popular distributions, Mandriva Linux 2008, Linux Mint 4.0, and PCLinuxOS 2007.
Carla Schroder: For all of the cool things that Ubuntu has done, their lack of quality control is astonishing and baffling. They’re better at innovating excuses than actually responding to bug reports.
- How to make a daily calendar with OOo
- Python: Careful with equal sign
- How to Enable Drag and Drop capabilities to aMSN
- Kill Linux Processes Easier with pkill
- Simple archiving from the command line
- Get a Root Terminal in Ubuntu
- How to Secure Ubuntu Linux
- Backing up and restoring you thunderbird Data
Linux Journal: A Win/Mac developer recently asked me what I thought about his plan to create a binary of his application and sell it to interested Linux sound and music people. As a result of this inquiry I decided to revisit the Linux soundapps site and check up on the commercial sound and music software for Linux. This article reveals and ponders some of the results from that visit.
zdnet: Tristan Nitot, the president of Mozilla Europe, has much to say on the differences between Microsoft's and Mozilla's approaches to browser development.
Also: Mozilla expands in China, inks agreement with Baidu
phoronix: The first alpha release of OpenSuSE 11.0 is now available for download. OpenSuSE 11.0 integrates a number of new packages, including GCC 4.3.0, the latest Linux 2.6.24 development kernel, and X.Org 7.3.
Also: People of openSUSE: JP Rosevear
Matt Asay: Valleywag reports that SourceForge.net was hacked Wednesday, resulting in site downtime while SourceForge tracked down the hacker. SourceForge's Ross Turk confirms the report.
Also: Can Sourceforge marketplace open the cash drawer?
softwarefreedom.org: The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) today announced that it has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Verizon Communications, Inc. on behalf of its clients, two principal developers of BusyBox, alleging violation of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
junauza.blogspot: A friend asked me to install Linux for him several weeks ago. He got curious after seeing Compiz Fusion in action on YouTube. Since I finally had a lot of free time last weekend, I agreed to install Linux for my friend.
Also: Multimedia Codecs installation in OpenSUSE 10.3
the inquirer: SEAGATE'S latest batch of drives are not compatible with the Open Sauce operating system Linux. The problem is to do with the power-saving systems on Seagate's latest range of drives and the fact that it is shipped already formatted to NTFS.
linux.com: Knowledge Tree is an open source document management system (DMS) that helps enterprise users categorize, store, index, and share documents. It offers features like metadata editing, versioning, and WebDAV access, which make it a better choice than a simple file server for sharing documents.
Paul Murphy: The most persistent complaint you hear about Linux from the wintel community is that it’s for geeks - and that the geeks involved so rejoice in their geekiness that it’s off-putting to the sensible majority represented by who ever happens to be speaking.
- Operating System and Linux distribution war, what are important
- Switching to Linux check list
- Microsoft Jokes for Christmas
- First Moonlight port of Silverlight to Linux due in six months
- Embedded Linux Seen as Ready For Prime Time
- Everybody loves Ubuntu
- Indonesian openSUSE Community Annual Meeting
- The Inevitable Annoying Quirks (OpenSUSE 10.3)
- GNOME/OOXML podcast shows two sides closer than appears
- Open Enterprise Interview: Mark Taylor
- Firefox hero: Legends of FOSS
- Tux Droid for Linux lovers
- Open Any Folder from Your GNOME Desktop
- Perl – An Awesome Programming Language
- 2008 Spring development update
- Linux Joystick Driver Gets EvDev Support
- Designing BSD Rootkits book review
- The Average Week of a Linux Guy in an MS Windows World
- notes on some common plasma observations
webworkerdaily.com: If you use Firefox all day, as I do, you may have mastered a few of the navigational tools it offers, but there are a lot of them under the hood. You can be faster and more efficient with the browser if you learn some easy ways to use your mouse and keyboard to navigate.
mcandre.blogspot: As a Ubuntu user, I feel like finally going into the deep end of Linux. I know my way around a terminal. I can get by with vi. And four years after wiping my dad's computer with a Fedora install (it was supposed to be on my external USB drive), I now know my way around fdisk and G/QtParted.
/home/liquidat: This howto shows how to install the Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 under Linux. While the howto is focussed on Fedora 8 it should work on all distributions.
linux.com: Has the television writers' strike left you with hours of spare time and no way to fill it? Well, put down that book and put the running shoes back in the closet, because TED is here to help. TED is the torrent episode downloader, an open source, cross-platform tool that simplifies the tedious process of searching for torrent files.
on-being-open.blogspot: In my most recent post over at talk.bmc, I mention using Ubuntu 7.10 and then Mint 4.0 on my office desktop system, a Dell D620. What I did not mention there was that tested each of those release first on my personal Acer 5610.