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|Story||Open source events grow at the university||Roy Schestowitz||27/01/2014 - 4:23pm|
|Story||Benchmarking CompuLab's Small, Low-Power Linux PCs||Rianne Schestowitz||27/01/2014 - 11:51am|
|Story||Richard Stallman on How He Started GNU||Roy Schestowitz||27/01/2014 - 10:15am|
|Story||Team Tiny Core is pleased to announce the release of Core v5.2||Rianne Schestowitz||27/01/2014 - 9:46am|
|Story||Call for votes on default Linux init system for jessie||Rianne Schestowitz||27/01/2014 - 9:38am|
|Story||Site Migration Imminent (Updatex6)||Roy Schestowitz||5||27/01/2014 - 9:36am|
|Story||Samsung, Google sign patent deal||Rianne Schestowitz||27/01/2014 - 9:21am|
|Story||Steam Machines 'a big step forward for strategy in the living room'||Roy Schestowitz||26/01/2014 - 11:08pm|
|Story||IBM Shows That Collaborations With the NSA Are a Company’s Death Knell||Roy Schestowitz||26/01/2014 - 10:25pm|
|Story||Today in Techrights||Roy Schestowitz||26/01/2014 - 8:01pm|
opensource.org: I just read an excellent summary of the top 10 SE Linux stories of 2007, and it reminds me that I owe the world a blog posting about the amazing vision and accomplishments of the SE Linux project.
kernelTRAP: Michael Meeuwisse started Project VGA in September of 2007. The project aims to develop a simple, low budget, open source, VGA compatible video card available this year. In this interview, Michael explains his inspiration for the project and talks about the first development cards that will be functional by the end of the month.
computerworld.com.au: Lead artist from Elephants Dream speaks about what it is like to make your own open movie using open source tools and the power of the community.
ruminations: I am enjoying these days with the control center, but it’s time to wrap it up and move on. There are plenty of other things that need attention.
Glyn Moody: We have found our hedgehog concept. It is enterprise Linux and enterprise management as the two key areas required to bring together the open source world and the world of proprietary software.
This morning Christina Fullam states that it was decided just before Christmas to cancel the 2007.1 release and roll all the effort into Gentoo 2008.0 since there was little possibility of getting a well-tested 2007.1 release out before 2008. In other posts the status of Gentoo Foundation and the weekly newsletter were discussed.
- Open season on OSes
- How to Disable Internet Access on Linux
- linux.conf.au: Look Tux, no wires
- PC to PS3/Linux game streaming launches
- Ulteo Watch: It's alive!
- KDE 4 Installation Guide for Gentoo
- Set up a basic web cache with Squid
- Video: Alan Cox on community and the enterprise.
- Hands on with the XO Sugar OS
- Linux: Further Oops Insights
- MODx: A promising open source CMS
desktoplinux.com: I remember when getting a decent PC would set you back at least a grand. Then it was $500. Now, it's $150!? That's the story that small vendor LinFX wants you to buy along with its PC with pre-installed Linux.
opensuse-announce (Adrian Schröter): I am sorry to inform you that we have currently a bigger hardware failure of the raid system, which provides the content of ftp.opensuse.org and stage.opensuse.org.
computerworld.com.au: In this first part of a two-series story, Computerworld presents a summary of the key discussion points made by industry players who do not support the bid to standardize Microsoft's OOXML format.
education.zdnet.com: Now that OLPC plans to distribute OLPC XOs in the States through OLPC America, I sent Agnes Kwan, Intel spokeswoman, an email asking if Intel planned to compete in this market with their Classmate PC.
wired blogs: The Hans Reiser murder trial resumed here Monday after a three-week holiday recess. On the stand throughout the entire morning was Oakland Police Department technician Bruce Christensen.
lispmachine.wordpress: I am posting a Critique of gNewSense from technical viewpoint. I am strictly in agreement with RMS on the concept of Free/OpenSource Software. I was happy when after a long time, finally, a 100% Libre distro named gNewSense was released.
nowwhatthe.blogspot: I think it's really necessary to respond to some criticism seen on the reactions to the latest OSnews article. From an user's perspective, it makes sense to only review 3 or 4 parts of KDE 4 and complain about them, and ignore all the other brilliant pieces of work in there, right?
kernelTRAP: "This patch speeds up e2fsck on Ext3 significantly using a technique called Metaclustering," stated Abhishek Rai. "This patch will help reduce full fsck time for ext3. I've seen 50-65% reduction in fsck time when using this patch on a near-full file system. With some fsck optimizations, this figure becomes 80%."
sys-con.com: There’s a great deal of interest in open source software development these days. But isn’t “open source” just a fad – the latest hype in an industry that has shown a singular propensity for falling head over heels for the newest thing?
Also: Is open source recession proof?
tectonic: In the latest Ubuntu weekly newsletter the Ubuntu folks announced the release of the Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Course. The modular course should take two days to complete all 10 of the lessons offered.
terminally-incoherent: The widely accepted majority opinion about operating systems is that for some unspeakable reason Windows is the pinnacle and a shining beacon of usability.
linux.com: Behind the scenes, KDE 4 has employed new applications for interacting with hardware and multimedia, switched to the Qt4 widget set, and rewritten large sections of the core libraries. The combination makes for a noticeably faster desktop, even on a live CD -- one that rivals Xfce, the previous leader in speed among the major desktops.
- Learn to use a serial console on Linux
- HowTo: Install VMWare Workstation on Fedora 8
- XFS Filesystem performance tweaking on Linux
- Configure Pinnacle PCTV Card
- Double your broadband speed for free
- Linux sudo tip : Creating a new super user with admin rights in Linux
- Five Steps to Install KDE 4.0 in Ubuntu 7.10