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|Story||Reinventing the open source wheel||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 4:43pm|
|Story||gDesklets: Semi-Sweet Eye Candy||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 4:42pm|
|Story||Firefox 9 delivers "30% speed boost"||srlinuxx||2||21/12/2011 - 10:57am|
|Story||Nine Open Source Discoveries I Made in 2011||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 8:33am|
|Story||Is This the Best Software Store on Linux?||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 8:30am|
|Story||Amarok 2.5 adds GPodder support||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 8:28am|
|Story||Cinnamon: GNOME Shell Fork With A GNOME2-Like Layout||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 8:25am|
|Story||Good news: Mozilla fixed their damn browser||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 8:21am|
|Story||The Linux Setup - Jonathan Roberts, TuxRadar Podcast||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 4:02am|
|Story||Phasing Out SysVInit In openSUSE Raises Concerns||srlinuxx||21/12/2011 - 4:00am|
Linux.com: The reasons for the closure provide a case study of the problems that small FOSS companies face. They include difficulties in scaling, an inability to compete with large companies, and a lack of the funding needed to develop.
Motho ke motho ka botho: I spent two or three days with it, putting together basic spreadsheets and learning the way things work, and once you get into the swing of it, it’s every bit as functional as Gnumeric (Oleo’s GNU successor) or OpenOffice.org-Calc … or VisiCalc, for that matter.
Red Herring: Google today officially confirmed what many analysts have been saying for months: the Mountain View, California-based search leader is going after the software market in direct competition with Microsoft.
Express Computer: Awareness and adoption among mid-sized businesses is high when it comes to open source. This is indicated by the fact that system vendors are increasingly bundling open source software with their products, ranging from PCs and notebooks to mid- and high-end servers in order to lower the cost of solutions for end-users.
iTWire: Some foolishness appears to be manifesting itself. Once again, Red Hat is making an effort to be all things to all people and this will end up in the dust.
ubuntustudio.org: UbuntuStudio.org is now open for business!! Yes all you crazy kids it's time. Come on in and get it.
SpreadFirefox: We've started a project to define and build a community dashboard to track Firefox adoption. The plan is to publish a full set of metrics and raw data so that everyone has as much information in their hands as possible, to assist with planning and decision making around driving adoption worldwide.
CNN (AP): Michael Dell donated his employee badge, a PC Limited computer from 1985, and a new PC to the Smithsonian.
eWeek: Red Hat officially rolled out at its annual summit here May 10 an online service for North America that delivers pre-configured, fully integrated solution stacks for 14 business applications.
BBC: The Helvetica font is celebrating its 50th birthday. You've probably seen it a thousand times today. Why?
kernelTRAP: In a series of ten patches, Mathieu Desnoyers posted an updated version of the Linux Kernel Markers. Keith Packard announced the availability of drivers for Intel's 965GM Express Chipset.
Pimp Your Linux: The KXDocker looks just like the dock in OS X. One stubborn problem that I’ve noticed with Linux, that the KDE and gnome standard docks are butt ugly. This is one solution.
Daemon Dancing in the Dark: I have decided to give SMART a chance on my openSUSE machine. YaST has been working fine, it is just remarkably slow when it first starts up. It has to load all the dependencies, foreign package source info files, etc, and can take three or four minutes to start up.
Eugenia's Rants: Arch Linux maintainer of the –beyond Linux kernel version announces that he won’t be a maintainer of that package anymore. James, hats off to you!
ubuntudaily: Ubuntu, like other free operating systems (including all Linux, BSD and Solaris flavors), is a very modular system. If you don’t like a certain aspect of the software or you dislike the software as a whole: exchange it.
itmanagersjournal: The official release of the third version of the GNU General Public License (GPLv3) is still a couple of months away, yet already, the misunderstandings about it are almost as numerous as those for the second version (GPLv2).
ComputerWorld: Using a specially-equipped Knoppix Linux 5.5.1 bootable CD, companies looking to see how server virtualization might fit into their IT plans can now run OpenVZ virtualization software instead of having to install and configure the full program.
ITWeek: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 is a fully-supported open-source server operating system that is suitable for a range of hardware and includes the latest Xen virtualisation tools.
arsgeek: Thomas should have called this book Everything You’ll Ever Want To Know About Using Ubuntu. Not only is this a great guide to getting started with Ubuntu specifically and Linux in general but it contains just about anything anyone would ever need to become completely functional and productive with their new OS.