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|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||07/07/2013 - 4:21pm|
|Blog entry||Fixing OpenSuse’s Dog Awful default fonts…||fieldyweb||07/07/2013 - 11:27am|
|Blog entry||ah-ha! That's why Korora||srlinuxx||1||07/07/2013 - 11:09am|
|Story||Tired of VLC? Try MPlayer||srlinuxx||07/07/2013 - 4:28am|
|Story||No, LXDE is not Bloated||srlinuxx||07/07/2013 - 4:26am|
|Story||Fedora 19 Review: Not flashy but dependable||srlinuxx||07/07/2013 - 4:25am|
|Story||Participate in KScreen Survey: How do you setup your screen(s)?||srlinuxx||07/07/2013 - 12:08am|
|Story||Search for Unix Manual Author Halted||srlinuxx||07/07/2013 - 12:05am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||06/07/2013 - 3:33am|
|Blog entry||I'm running Mint||srlinuxx||05/07/2013 - 9:10pm|
computerworld: While the industry is distracted by the ongoing tussle between Microsoft and OpenOffice.org over document formats, the KDE project is quietly preparing the next generation of its own office suite, KOffice, for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.
linuxworld: Canonical Ltd., the company that supports Ubuntu Linux, is trying to work out a deal with hardware vendors such as Dell Inc. to make Ubuntu available preinstalled on servers.
infoworld blogs: 2007 is shaping up to be a banner year for open source companies. SourceForge, which hosts almost 160,000 projects, just posted fiscal year 2007 revenues that showed a hefty 35 percent increase over 2006.
matt asay: Brent Marinaccio of HotLinuxJobs confirms that Novell is in the midst of layoffs. I heard the same thing yesterday from other sources. Hopefully the people affected will be able to find good jobs elsewhere.
linux insider: OpenOffice works on Linux, Windows and Mac. It also supports a wider range of languages for its interface, and it's free software so you can adapt it to your needs or easily write add-ons.
Also: Thank you Michael, but no, thank you...
And: A fabulous way to do list numbering.
blog.mandriva.com: We’re proud to announce that Mandriva Linux 2008 is now available for download on the official site, and on the network of public mirror servers. The result of six months of heavy development and testing, 2008 includes all the latest software and many enhancements over previous Mandriva Linux releases.
beranger: Yesterday, in the second half of Last weekend, part 2/2: sniffing a few distros, all of a sudden I praised Wolvix Hunter version 1.1.0. Now, this needs some more clarifications.
ubuntu.com: As we close in on the release of Ubuntu 7.10, codenamed Gutsy Gibbon during the development cycle, we thought we would tell you a little bit about some of the new features and improvements that make the release exciting. So over the next ten days, we will talk about one rocking feature each day until the 18th of October, when Ubuntu 7.10 goes live.
BBC: Schoolchildren in Russia are to be taught using the free, open-source Linux software in an effort to cut the cost of teaching information technology.
groklaw: "People who use Red Hat, at least with respect to our intellectual property, in a sense have an obligation to compensate us," Ballmer said at a company event discussing online services in the UK last week. A video report of Ballmer's speech was posted online over the weekend.
OSWeekly: Just when I was sure that I had seen just about every sort of means of distributing open source software, the concept of the Freedom Toaster rolled into my inbox. Based on the idea that open source software should be made readily available to those in need, the distribution center/kiosks from Mark Shuttleworth and the Freedom Toaster team are here with another innovative product in the market.
CBR: Given the importance of the Microsoft Windows platform in global IT, perhaps it is time for Windows to be opened up and made open source. Indeed, while some may consider such a move unthinkable, a number of benefits could be had from it, for both Microsoft and the global IT world.
the inquirer: THERE is no chance of a movie being made of Halo, despite it being the most successful game classic since Space Invaders.
This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 10.3 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.
- HOWTO make Gentoo great
- What is your LUG doing?
- Threading Benchmarks, NetBSD versus FreeBSD
- Microsoft "regrets patent deal" tactics
- Boot Linux Faster With An Open BIOS
- Upgrading to Gutsy
- The OLPC is "retro-futurist"
- Open Source conference in Argentina draws a crowd
- Some thoughts on git
- Novell OES 2: Powered by Linux
- Google's OS dreams calling on Linux
raiden's realm: What if we lived in a world where all hardware was open source, including CPU’s, memory, motherboards, and all peripherals? Would it be a better world, or would it be a rolling nightmare, plagued with problems, and rampant with show stopping bugs that would bring the world to a grinding halt?
In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Image support in Parley, and support for formulas in the note feature of the Step physics simulation package. blinKen changes capitalisation to Blinken for the KDE 4.0 release. Theme work across kdegames, with better collision detection in Kolf. More XMP integration work in Digikam.
techiemoe.com: Linux Mint is (if you'll pardon the pun) a fresh idea: take a decently popular and stable distribution, and add all the stuff that said distribution's maintainers refuse to add even though their users want it. The time for excuses is over for the Linux desktop.
go2linux.org: Sabayon is an Italian Linux that is user oriented, and it is based on Gentoo. Ok the first thing you will see when start installing Sabayon is Anaconda, as I am a fan of Fedora, this was great for me, as Anaconda is a great installer.
desktoplinux: Guest columnist Howard Fosdick has previously used Puppy Linux to successfully revive "mature" PCs. Now, he takes a broader, deeper look at the parsimonious distribution and its potential value on normal desktop PCs, covering its features, flexibility, capability to peacefully coexist with Windows, ease of use, and limitations.