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Need to sync data between Google Calendar (Gcal) and your desktop calendaring application? GCALDaemon, a nifty Java-based utility, provides two-way synchronization between Gcal and virtually any iCalendar-compatible application. Besides the ability to sync calendaring data, GCALDaemon can act as a Gmail notifier, and can pull your Gmail contacts via LDAP.
My family is hooked on Windows. I’ve thought about trying to coerce them into switching to GNU/Linux, but the very thought of what I’d have to put up with for the next year just makes my head ache. I love Linux though, and so this opposition doesn’t stop me from wanting to setup a Linux machine at home. So I took the opportunity to replace my LinkSys router with a custom Linux router. In this article, I’d like to describe this process.
I am a Linux fanboy through and through. I am also a realist and I know that at the moment over ninety percent of desktop computers use Windows. If you work with computers then there comes a time where you have no other choice but to use Windows. There is a way you can use Windows the same way you use Linux.
This is a detailed description about how to set up a vtiger CRM 5.02 on an Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) based server. vtiger is an Open Source Customer Relationship Management solution built over LAMP stack and other third-party open source packages.
The final Herd (alpha) release is now available from Ubuntu mirrors before the beta and release candidate versions of the upcoming 7.04 Feisty Fawn release. New in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn herd 5 is artwork improvements, X.Org 7.2, improved desktop effects support, and much more.
This time the issue was delayed because I decided to visit the FOSDEM in Brussels where Marcheu held a talk about our project. Most of this issue deals with info I got there.
After my post about Dolphin’s move to kdebase several discussions and even flame wars were started. On dot.kde.org everything is even worse. With over 410 comments already the article is one of the most often commented ever.
The Beryl Project is what gives us the ability to have beautiful 3D desktop effects on Linux. In this post, I’m going to show you how easy it is to configure your 3D effects to your liking, by using in the built-in graphical settings programs.
The folks at Mandriva are hard at work preparing the next incarnation of MandrivaLinux systems for home, office, and server applications. Mandriva Linux 2007.1 Beta 2 was announced yesterday and I wanted to take a look. I didn't spend a lot of time in it due to a personal showstopper, but what I saw really nice looking. So, as brief as it may be, I'd thought I'd share my experiences with my visitors.
Tex and the Ripper gang are proud to announce that PCLinuxOS 2007 Test Release 3 (Almost there) is now available for download and testing.
My classic gaming jones lately is insatiable. What's going on on my desktop here? Top left: Alone in the Dark running on DOSbox, Top Right: Legend of Zelda running on ZSNES, Bottom row: Arcade classics "Strider", "Black Tiger", and "Mr. Do's Castle" running in XMAME.
I started a few weeks ago to port the mimetype support in KDE to the "share mime info" standard from freedesktop.org (http://standards.freedesktop.org/shared-mime-info-spec/latest). There are a number of reasons for doing that:
Many people still have not seen the innovative display of the OLPC project's "XO" laptop. It has twice the resolution of a regular LCD (200 dpi), and works in bright daylight in gray-scale reflective mode.
Vendetta Online, the Linux x86 and AMD64-native space-combat MMO, has released version 1.7.19. (List includes highlights since 1.7.14, the last major newspost):
Also: Future Arena
Lets start first with the kernel. Lets apply the Con Kolivas patches, these are patches designed to improve system responsiveness with specific emphasis on the desktop, but suitable to any workload. Concurrent booting allows Ubuntu to take advantage of dual-core processors, as well as processors that hyperthread.
How would you like to study at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) for free? MIT provides just one of the 10 open source educational success stories detailed below. Open source and open access resources have changed how colleges, organizations, instructors, and prospective students use software, operating systems and online documents for educational purposes.
To set expectations, this post is part mini-review of Foresight, part comparison to Ubuntu, and just my opinions and thoughts on Foresight after using another distribution for almost 3 years.
Congratulations to the incredible Ubuntu LoCo Community for an excellent LoCo Docs Day on March 3rd. A number of documents were refined and improved on the day, including:
That's the question that occurs to me as I read this piece in Roughly Drafted. It's about how Apple is kicking Microsoft's butt at the high end of the desktop market, and how Microsoft seems to be bumbling its way out of desktop hegemony anyway. Linux is mentioned only twice in this long piece, but the harbingery of the references are significant.
So I have spent the last couple of days installing and setting up Ubuntu 6.10 Desktop on my laptop. Some pros found: Installation was easy and quick from the Ubuntu DVD, All of my hardware was detected and drivers were installed with no issues, and The default software packages give me what I need to do most of the time.