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|Story||Debian Project News - January 21st||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:21pm|
|Story||today's highlights:||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:06am|
|Story||few leftovers:||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 4:15am|
|Story||Six new features coming in LibreOffice 4.0||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 2:34am|
|Story||Ultimate Edition 3.5 Review: Ugly but fully loaded!||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 12:29am|
|Story||Review: Linux Mint 14 MATE Edition||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 12:28am|
|Story||Fedora 18 Spherical Cow review - Bad bad bad||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 12:26am|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||19/01/2013 - 5:27pm|
|Story||Best Finance Software for Ubuntu||srlinuxx||19/01/2013 - 12:59am|
|Story||Fuduntu 2013.1 Review: Simple, effective and fast!||srlinuxx||19/01/2013 - 12:57am|
newstatesman: This week, the Greens have joined together with Friends of the Earth, New Internationalist, People and Planet and the Free Software Foundation to call on other social and activist groups to reject Microsoft's Vista operating system and encourage the use of free software.
LinuxWorld: Virtualization is the hot topic in the Linux business, but it's off the developers' agenda. Here's what kernel developers are planning to discuss at their upcoming conference in Cambridge.
linux.com: It seems like just yesterday that the GNOME Project got its start, but actually it was a decade ago that Miguel de Icaza got the ball rolling. To get some perspective on GNOME's history, I spoke to de Icaza and longtime GNOME contributor and GNOME Foundation board member Jeff Waugh.
free geekery: Recently, our infatuation with Ubuntu begged the question: which Ubuntu blogs have the biggest reach? With nowhere to turn to answer this question definitively, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to rank all of the blogs in the Ubuntu niche.
techrepublic: Using an old Dell computer, a few wired and wireless network cards, and the ClarkConnect Linux distribution, I built a custom wireless router that offered strong security, great management tools, and plenty of range.
- Apparently, Vista can barely walk and chew gum at the same time
- FireGL 5600 OpenGL performance surprises
- Rumor: Google Phone Will Be Linux-Powered, GPS-Loaded and Cheap
- The State of the Desktop
- Noel Hidalgo interview with Drupal's Dries Buytaert
- Why Microsoft fears open source more than other proprietary vendors do
- Ubuntu: Using closed-source application securely with AppArmor
- Open-Source Licensing Suffers Setback in Court
- Successful pilot leads to open source implementation at AU state agency
- The OOXML Vote: How Bad Can it Get? (Keep Counting)
- OOXML gains ground even as US remains apathetic on new document formats
- Retired Ecma chief expects Open XML's approval by March
- More Irregularities in the OOXML ISO Process Surface
- Microsoft Bought Sweden's ISO Vote on OOXML?
- Microsoft bashed in OOXML shens (and comparing loos)
- OOXML in Norway: The haywire process
- One more proof of Microsoft’s ugly face?
- U.S. Will Likely Vote Yes on OOXML
- Why my Linux server ext3 filesystem go read-only?
- Linux Tip: How to Tell if Your Processor Supports VT
- Command line tip - determine a file’s type with file
- Tip of the Trade: cURL
- use gprof to check your codes for performance issues
- Howto: Completely Transparent Shell on your Ubuntu desktop with Compiz Fusion
- Documentation Coverage Testing With dcov
Phoronix: Scheduled for release tomorrow is X.Org 7.3. Among the new features for X.Org 7.3 include the Xorg server 1.4, an application for adjusting a display's backlight, updated display drivers, and support for font catalog directories. In this article today, we will briefly go over some of the changes found in X.Org 7.3 and we will follow up with some benchmarks in early September.
linux-gamers.net: Id-Software's next graphics-engine "Tech 5" could possibly have no Linux support. This would go hand in hand with no Linux version of Rage - the new id-software game based on "Tech 5".
itmanagement: Few major pieces of free software are more eagerly awaited than KDE 4. With changes to everything from the core libraries and window manager to the look, feel and function of the desktop, by any standard, KDE 4 is an extreme makeover of the popular desktop environment.
Matt Asay: Microsoft may wish that it were above the law, but the Free Software Foundation has issued a press release calling Microsoft to repentance for its efforts to deny GPLv3's hold on it.
techpersona: Firefox is becoming increasingly popular. One reason may be simple spite against Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. For me, the reason is Firefox’s extensibility. Its interface and functions can be customized. I have 13 extensions–the functional add-ons. I want to suggest for you.
bloggingstocks.com: The theory goes that Linux, the open-source operating system, will replace Windows as the preferred software to run servers. Over time, the cost advantage of software created by a community of developers would overwhelm the pricey Microsoft product. So much for theory.
ComputerWeekly: Around 560,000 German students plus thousands of staff at 33 German universities will now be supported by Linux systems from Novell.
lo-fi-librarian.co.uk: Installing stuff with Ubuntu is a very different experience. Ubuntu comes with stacks of applications ready to use, but there is likely to be other stuff you want to run.
linuxdevcenter: The Free Software Foundation has defined Four Freedoms related to software. These freedoms apply to users of software, not necessarily developers. In the view of the FSF, these freedoms are ethical in nature, so much so that they argue that software which violates these freedoms is unethical.
geek00l.blogspot: I have been toying with enlightenment DR17, just like fluxbox there's no so called "stable release" and it is still in pre-alpha stage, if you know about enlightenment, DR17 is completely rewrite.
FOSSwire: There are many different Dock-like launchers available for Linux these days, some of them better than others. One such program is Avant Window Navigator. It bills itself as a dock-like bar which sits at the bottom of the screen tracking open windows.
linux.com: My Series 1 TiVo is getting old, so I am planning an escape route based on MythTV, a free software system that turns an old computer into a personal video recorder. This week I tested three MythTV-specific Linux distributions: KnoppMyth, MythDora, and MythBuntu.