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techiemoe rants: Fedora and I go way back. I was there when it was born (before that even, with its grandpa Redhat 7.3) and I've seen its whole sordid childhood. It's done some dirty things. It's disappointed me time and time again. I keep hoping one day it will wake up sober. Perhaps 8 will do it?
lockergnome.com: Rather than opt for the expense of a laptop and the additional worry of losing or damaging it, Klaus Knopper, creator of Knoppix, made a bootable Linux CD distribution so he could take his favorite open source tools with him wherever he needed to work. CD in hand, he was able to go from computer to computer and get right to work.
informationweek.com/blog: Microsoft has long claimed that Linux violates its patents, but has refused to be specific. A recent deal between the software company and a printer maker may offer a clue.
linux.com: Many people still question whether Linux will ever make it fully into mainstream computer acceptance. A $199 computer now available on a major superstore's shelves just in time for Christmas might change all that. Anyone who wants a computer to just to send email and instant messages and watch YouTube videos should like the Everex gPC, which is powered by a nifty Linux distribution called gOS.
cnet.co.uk: Open source products comprise the work of many collaborators -- sometimes thousands of them, and often separated by oceans. We've put together a collection of ten free open-source applications that will potentially save you hundreds of pounds. We've outlined their pros and cons and compared them to the nearest commercial alternative.
whatpc.co.uk: It never ceases to amaze me how new ideas, like cicadas, can appear, breed, hibernate for a few years and then re-emerge in a metamorphosed form. Several years back, I remember meeting some guys from Phoenix Technologies, one of the major developers of PC firmware, who showed me one such idea whose rebirth is well overdue.
vertito.blogspot: Fedora 8 is the latest rpm-based linux distribution managed and operated by Planet Fedora which offers the latest and free opensource linux softwares. I am writing this blog entry for me to have my record keeping of having my own Fedora 8 desktop linux diary.
Dana Blankenhorn: Information Week has published a fawning interview with Microsoft’s Bill Hilf (right), now general manager of Windows Server marketing and platform strategy, stating he was “revealing” the company’s open source strategy. In fact he did nothing of the kind.
reghardware.co.uk: Asus' diminutive Eee PC 4G 701 micro-laptop is here. It's garnered an amazing welcome from computer users looking not for the acme of performance but for a highly portable wireless notebook with a decent battery life. Will they be disappointed?
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techrepublic.com: Desktop customization in Linux is very flexible; from the ultra-modern KDE and GNOME window managers to with the likes of Fluxbox and AfterStep, there's a Linux desktop to suit everyone.
Also: 'Konquering' the desktop with KDE
kmandla.wordpress: A veteran staff member and one of the driving forces behind the Ubuntu Gamers Arena and Ubuntu Document Storage Facility, compiledkernel has a long history as a Linux user and Ubuntuforums community member.
blog.ruphy.org: Mesdames and Messieurs, time has come to finally unveil the winners of the contest! This is one, the first unveiled, of the winning wallpapers! We reached a number of 15 total winners!
abhay-techzone.blogspot: Ubuntu is a great distribution and is one of the major causes of increase in Linux on Desktop. Most of the hardware is self detected and auto configured; still I found it lacking in some small areas. This article represents the measures I took to make Ubuntu truly workable for me.
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The 8-year-old son of Linux superstar Hans Reiser testified at his father's murder trial here Thursday that his grandparents told him his dad did something terrible to his mother, Nina Reiser.
Carla Schroder: In part 1 of this series we learned how to format USB storage devices for maximum portability, and in part 2 we learned a simple, efficient way to use the excellent rsync command for easy single-user backups. Today we're going to create menu icons for launching our backups.
arstechnica: Mozilla ruffled some penguin feathers last month when the organization revealed that Firefox 3 would get an extensive visual refresh to maximize integration with Windows and Mac OS X, but not Linux. After the decision was widely criticized by Linux enthusiasts, Mozilla reversed its position and decided to revisit Linux theming.
Also: Where's The First Firefox 3 Beta?
linux.com: When WorkshopLive was in the early stages of development, the company had limited funds to devote to hardware, software, and human resources, so CTO Marilyn Hoefner decided to give open source software a try. "We've been extremely happy," Hoefner says.