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|Story||Linux Journal Readers' Choice Awards 2013 Nomination||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 11:15pm|
|Story||Windows 8: PRISM Edition||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 11:13pm|
|Story||It’s not just Friday.. Today is Sysadmin Day!||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:38pm|
|Story||Fedora 19 Schrödinger’s Cat Review – Back in the box||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:37pm|
|Story||LInux Mint 15 - An alternative review||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:35pm|
|Story||At 4 a.m., everything is funny (even ubuntu)||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 7:26pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 6:40pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 6:47am|
|Story||Red Hat Enterprise Linux: A Rock Solid Desktop Distribution For Companies||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 3:11am|
|Story||LibreOffice 4.1.0 is Here with New Goodies||srlinuxx||26/07/2013 - 3:09am|
linux.com: In public health, harm reduction is a practice that, rather than trying to eradicate potentially dangerous choices like prostitution, tries to minimize their effects. Often, the practice involves a limited condoning of the practice, such as safe injection sites for addicts. Harm reduction is the path that Fedora 8 has chosen on the issue of MP3 and other non-free codecs in the form of Codec Buddy.
Don't be a "Putzbuntu!"
Why Mr. and Ms. Desktop Distro need to discover the Command Line. Part one of a series that may never end.
zdnet blogs: In the last week of October 1998, a confidential Microsoft memo detailing their strategy against Linux and Open source was leaked to Eric S. Raymond, who annotated it and posted it on the web. This became known as the first Halloween Document. Between 1998 and 2004 Eric posted 10 other Halloween Documents. Now it’s 2007...
matt asay: I think Miguel de Icaza is an exceptional developer and effective community leader. I can't help but wonder why he's squandering his talents on writing largely irrelevant code (Mono, Moonlight) that appeals to himself, Novell, Microsoft, and no one else.
c|net blog: On Thursday, WalMart begins selling the Everex Green gPC TC2502, a $198, low-powered, Linux-based PC that's designed primarily for running Web 2.0 apps.
gaming.hexus.net: Sometimes, doing what you're told or permitted to do isn't enough. For decades, the geeks of the world have looked at common conventional items of consumer electronics, and wondered "could I do something else with this?"
raiden's realm: NimbleX is a Linux distribution built on the idea that "fast is best". It comes complete with a lot of great tools to help you do a wide variety of tasks. Even though it's setup as a desktop distribution, the uses for NimbleX are quite extensive.
linuxtoday blog: I thought I would give you ten reasons why you shouldn't use Ubuntu so when your Ubuntu-loving friends tell you about it you can be armed with some reasons why you would rather use Windows.
tweaktown.com: So to make this review more interesting we have decided to look under the Eee PC’s skirt to see what makes her so cute and sexy. We have taken the Eee PC apart to the component level and we are going to divulge each and every bulge.
Also: Cheap Asus Eee Linux Laptop Now On Sale in the States
Luis Villa’s Blog: As I just announced on foundation-list, I’ll be running again for the Board this year. This will be an unusual candidacy. I will not be running to do various and sundry board tasks; I’ll be running to do exactly one thing:
Also: Will GNOME split give Microsoft Open XML standards win?
- Happy Halloween from a PC (pumpkin computer)
- When a Geek Carves a Pumpkin
- Winner of RHmag Pumpkin Contest
iTWire: It's hard to believe that Dell is serious about its well-publicised program to put Linux computers on the global market when there are blatantly obvious instances where the limited range of Ubuntu notebooks and desktops are more expensive than their Windows equivalent. However, is pricing as important as some may think?
eWeek: The Linux community is questioning research that suggests the open-source operating system is losing market share to Windows on preinstalled x86 servers, saying that Linux is undercounted in those kinds of studies.
OpenOffice.org Tips: Labels don't always match up perfectly, especially those little return address labels. What can you do, besides prayer and fasting, and wasting labels?
freshmeat: GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. GIMP 2.4.1 is a major buxfix release.
catholicnews.com: A plan to equip the world's poorest schoolchildren with a low-cost, rugged, portable, wireless laptop has found some enthusiastic support among the Jesuits and in the Vatican.
junauza.blogspot: Last Month, the first ever Geek of the Month honour was given to Charles Babbage. For this month, it will go to the man who needs no introduction; Linus Benedict Torvalds.
beranger: I was reluctant to see PulseAudio born, but I thought it would make us free of the known limitations of the existing technologies. The Interview with Lennart Poettering was therefore welcomed... ...until I've read:
the inquirer: THE GROUP set up to push the Open Document Format for Office Applications (ODF) is abandoning its support of that file format.
Also: A pattern is emerging
DPotD: Thoggen is a GTK+ based DVD ripper with very simple user interface. The name is based on the fact that it outputs the video to Theora/Ogg format.