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|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 8:58am|
|Story||AbiWord Review: A Lightweight Alternative To LibreOffice||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 8:56am|
|Story||Tuning GNOME 3||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 8:55am|
|Story||Linux won't be locked out of Windows 8 PCs, but FUD continues||srlinuxx||2||17/01/2012 - 4:19am|
|Story||Ubuntu TV vs. Google TV: Battle of the Linux-based Smart TV||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 2:09am|
|Story||Breaking down the gender divide in open source||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 1:09am|
|Story||Making a case for excluding users from open source||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 1:07am|
|Story||People in Closed Source Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones||srlinuxx||17/01/2012 - 1:00am|
|Story||Creative Commons and FreeSound.org Phase Out Sampling Licenses, Choose More Freedom||fsmag||17/01/2012 - 12:09am|
|Story||UK Government u-turns on open standards policy - and look who's behind it?||fsmag||17/01/2012 - 12:03am|
Raiden's Realm: Of all the great Linux games out there, many will fondly remember Tux Racer, the enigmatic racing game for Linux that featured everyone's favorite mascot, Tux, in a cold and chilly mountain racing game that kept you on the edge of your seat.
Phoronix: It's no secret that ATI Technologies has had a rough time in the past delivering display drivers that met the expectations of their customers. In this article we will be exposing what truly consists of the ATI/AMD driver development cycle and ultimately what they are really doing to improve their image in the Linux community.
linux.com: Building packages is usually hard work, and best left to distro developers who have the time and patience to work the appropriate magic. However, if you're an admin or user with a need to rebuild existing packages, rpmrebuild takes the pain out of creating new RPMs from installed packages.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: TurboLinux is about to attempt to lure Windows users over to the world of Linux when they begin selling worldwide the Wizpy media player. This is a pocket-sized device that not only plays audio and video files and can pick up FM radio, it also allows users to plug it into their USB power and boot up into Linux.
Fetchmail is a program for retrieving emails from remote servers. Imagine you have five email accounts on five different servers. Of course, you don't want to connect to each of them to get your emails. This is where fetchmail comes into play.
linux.com: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) was once the most widely used protocol for transferring files between computers. Secure Copy (SCP) and the more robust SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) address security concerns by providing data transfer over a fully encrypted channel.
TechWorld: Red Hat's Fedora Project has given the open source community tools that let users build customised Linux distributions in Fedora 7, which was released yesterday.
freesoftwaremagazine: Don't let the simplicity of use fool you. Both Kivio and Dia, two free software diagramming tools, are very efficient at what they do. If you need to design a complex flow chart or create a no-fuss UML diagram then you could do a lot worse than to choose either of these packages.
/home/liquidat: One seldom mentioned new features of Fedora 7 are the new directories in the $HOME directory. These are due to the xdg-users-dir program from the
Portland xdg project. In other news, Hello Planet Fedora.
Matt Asay: I plowed through Jyh-An Lee's article in the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. It presents a very interesting face on the rising trend of open source adoption by national and local governments worldwide, including offering some reasons for the trend.
Click: Dailynews.com -- the Web site from the newspaper I work for -- is covered in Flash. Adds, content come-ons, etc., and it was dragging my old systems to a crawl. But how to get rid of Flash? It's not so easy.
Urban Puddle: I've used Arch before and this article isn't about how it does on the Desktop or how well it installs. After getting up and running with Arch again, I discovered there are things about it that I just absolutely love. Here are my top 10.
blogbeebe: It's not hard to impress me with new visual software. I love eye candy, the flashier the better. So it should come as no surprise that I'm awfully impressed with the latest version of the Qt framework, 4.3.0. I installed it on three systems for a quick and dirty evaluation.
Great Design: I am posting about the top 10 Firefox themes. The themes improve the look and feel of Firefox. In no particular order is the Top 10 Firefox themes.
Free Software Mag Blogs: OpenOffice.org is probably the biggest free software project in existence today. It certainly is the biggest single piece of software one can download. It directly competes with Microsoft Office, is a bit more easy to install than KOffice, and is very complete. But what will you get?
Network World: Tired of the Micro$oft monoculture? Tired of buying new versions of Windows every few years, only to find the new version won't run on your current hardware? Wishing for something better/faster/cheaper?
Linux Journal: Three months ago I introduced my readers to a new system for hosting VST plugins compiled natively for Linux. That system has continued its development and has become a mainstay in the Studio Dave Linux audio arsenal. Here's an update on the system's recent incarnations, complete with the usual multimedia extravaganza of text, screenshots, and sounds.
Planet Chiropractic: Just a few months ago I purchased a Dell XPS M1210 laptop that came shipped with Windows XP Media Center Edition and I was hoping Dell was going to include this model in their release. While I could find no evidence that Dell is planning to offer this laptop with a Linux based system, I had no problem downloading the free Ubuntu operating system and installing it on my notebook.
Linux App Finder: Back in March I started looking for a new feed reader. I had been using Opera's built in RSS capabilities, but it didn't offer the control I was looking for. As a KDE user my first stop was Akregator and I never felt the need to look anywhere else.
/home/liquidat: Nepomuk-KDE is the basis for the semantic technologies we will see in KDE 4. Sebastian Trüg, the main developer behind Nepomuk-KDE, provided me with some up2date information about the current state and future plans.