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|Poll||Big Winner in 2012||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 10:17pm|
|Story||LibreOffice 3.4.5 Released||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:44pm|
|Story||Linux developers fix a homemade network problem||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:42pm|
|Story||Backup your data in Linux with Deja Dup||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:41pm|
|Story||Thoughts on Gnome 3 & Fedora 16 Linux||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 9:39pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 439||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 7:11pm|
|Story||The Surprisingly Juicy Desktop Linux Market Share Report||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 7:09pm|
|Story||KDE Font Oxygen ‘Fit for Testing’||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 7:04pm|
|Story||Has Firefox Lost Its Edge?||srlinuxx||16/01/2012 - 7:01pm|
|Story||Ubuntu — Traitors of Linux, Open Source Software and The Community||srlinuxx||5||16/01/2012 - 6:39am|
pronetadvertising: Though the move may not 'directly' result in a significant amount of sales, from a marketing perspective this will help momentously in terms of getting Dell's name out there.
australianit: MOZILLA chief Mitchell Baker prefers to call herself the company's "chief lizard wrangler", a reference to the organisation's original dinosaur logo and to the difficulties of managing a company that has 90 official staff but a volunteer workforce of 200,000.
MercuryNews: The trial of a computer programmer who is facing charges that he murdered his wife was delayed for a second time today because his lawyer is busy with another case.
Linux-Watch: The server market is back, and Linux is helping, IDC reports. Linux servers posted their second consecutive quarter of double-digit growth and now represent 12.7 percent of the overall server market, or $1.6 billion for the first quarter of 2007.
Desktop Linux: Singapore Airlines is offering access to Sun's StarOffice 8 office productivity suite free of charge to passengers on its new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. StarOffice, Sun's proprietary version of OpenOffice.org, runs on the aircraft's Linux server and is accessed via a seat-back terminal at each passenger's seat, according to Sun.
Groklaw: I see a number of journalists have now read the patent peace agreement and the accompanying technical and marketing agreements that Novell filed on Friday with its 10K. Kevin Murphy in his CBR Online article, Novell outlines GPLv3 worst-case scenario, noticed that this seems discordant with what Novell told him in March. Obviously, something doesn't match up.
Server Watch: The tiny Linux category is filled with excellent, stripped-down specialized Linuxes for all occasions. A common difficulty with these tiny Linuxes is adding or removing software and upgrading because package managers are usually jettisoned to save space. But somehow the Voyage Linux developers figured out how to shrink Debian Sarge to less than 64 megabytes while retaining the apt-get package manager.
Mozilla Links: Mozilla has announced that a $100K has been approved for the Participatory Culture Foundation, a Massachusetts-based non-profit that aims to make "watching internet video channels [..] as easy as watching TV and broadcasting a channel […] open to everyone.
eWeek (SJVN): Patent fights are fights about money. The secondary issue, the one that makes the headlines, is control. To really understand what's going on in the current patent posturing involving Microsoft, Novell, and a host of open-source companies and groups, it helps to keep those factors firmly in mind.
informationweek: My tepid post, in which I gingerly chided Dell for not caveating its Ubuntu offerings up the wazoo, while at the same time complimenting the previously direct-sales-only PC powerhouse as being the best friend Linux has had in a long time, prompted a firestorm of reader responses.
osreviews: First-person shooters (FPS) are probably the most controversial games that exist. In some cases one has to differentiate between the game engine and the actual game content (graphics, maps, sounds).
Caitlyn Martin: A complete set of GNOME 2.18 packages have been added to the Vector Linux Extra repository. This means that users of Vector Linux 5.8 Standard or SOHO can add GNOME easily in addition to Xfce or KDE.
Eclipse hints, tips, and random musings: It seems that I've been reading a lot of "Ubuntu Experience" blog entries lately. I decided that, with the arrival of my new laptop, I'd do the same.
itmanagement: Fedora 7 helps to convince me that the time when the major GNU/Linux distributions were distinctive is rapidly passing. These days, innovation seems centered on the desktop or the individual program. Major distributions have become so mature that their role is mostly integration, and they are starting to look increasingly the same.
Michael Larabel: Jonathan Corbet of LWN.net had published an article earlier in the month entitled ATI starts to come around? The article basically spins AMD's lack of enthusiasm.
tabletpcreview: The Nokia N800 Internet Tablet is a tiny little wonder. It's about the size of a smartphone or PDA, but it has a lot more functionality. It's not quite the same as a Tablet PC, but it's very similar to a slate Tablet since there is no keyboard.
GIMP 2.3.17 is a snapshot of current development towards GIMP 2.4. The source code can be downloaded from the usual places. The 2.3.18 release will follow soon.
Linux.com: WordPress is a full-featured "personal publishing" platform, but it offers little in the way of traffic analysis. If you'd like to dig into your traffic patterns and have a better idea who's visiting your site and what they're coming to see, take a look at the Open Web Analytics (OWA) plugin for WordPress. It's easy to use, and provides a wealth of information about your site traffic.
Great Design: Firefox is great and there is also some amazing add ons that go with it. In no particular order the top 10 Addons.
LWN: A new site has been launched at rpm5.org; it claims to be "the home of the official RPM Package Manager (RPM) code base." This site should not be confused with rpm.org, which is the home of Red Hat's fork of RPM; rpm5 is the Jeff Johnson fork.