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sfgate: The young son of Linux genius Hans Reiser concluded testifying Wednesday at the behest of prosecutors who accuse his father of murdering his mother. The boy's nearly two days on the stand did what the authorities had hoped:
eWeek: Linux is becoming a credible threat to Windows on the desktop, and will grow over the next year as its distributors continue to work hard at making it an enterprise-class offering, research group Forrester predicts.
redhatmagazine.com: In his article “Painless dual-booting with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and a MacBookPro,” Noah Gift shows how to install RHEL 5 on a Mac. This article shows you some customizations that will make your newly installed Red Hat system look like Mac OS X.
polishlinux: Each new release of Mandriva is called by its developers “the best of all editions”. We had the same situation with Mandriva Linux 2008. But is this really true? Hardly so.
- Mozilla won't fix 80% of Firefox 3.0's bugs
- Clear Firefox Caches to Recover Memory
- For quicker tab switching, number them
- Red Hat turns to Platform for Linux cluster charge
- Red Hat Exchange gets appliance, services boost
- Red Hat & Hyperic Finally Made Me Happy
- Red Hat Ramps Up with Infrastructure Strategy to Spanning Virtualized, Cloud and Appliance Deployments
- Red Hat, Fidelity National Information Services Offer New Banking Solution
adventuresinopensource.blogspot: I spent a few days with Fedora 8 rather than just one or two I had planned. I've used Fedora quite a bit in the past, starting with the original Fedora Core a few years back. It seems they've dropped the core bit from the name and I was anxious to see what else had changed in the couple of years we'd been apart...
olpcnews: We are proud to start a fundraising to achieve the modest goal of equip one of the local initiatives we’ve been reporting for over two years. We present to you OLPC News 100 Laptop Fundraising Drive. Let's raise $20,000 in donations for one hundred XO-1 laptops to be sent to the best locally-organized OLPC learning club!
Also: Latest Developing Area to Buy OLPC Laptops: Alabama
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Of all the various types of computers games out there, my favorite is the computer role-playing game, or CRPG for short. Almost everyone has heard of classic CRPGs like Ultima, Baldur’s Gate, and Fall Out, but what about free software CRPGs? In this article, I take a peek at what’s out there.
linux.com: Have you ever tried to unmount your USB thumb drive only to get the message "device is busy"? Like me, you probably thought, "I know I closed that file manager window. What's keeping it busy now?" fuser is a command that can answer that question for you.
phoronix: It was a month ago that we first looked at SplashTop on the ASUS P5E3 Deluxe motherboard and found this to be a very exciting and forthcoming technology. If you missed our earlier article, SplashTop is an instant-on Linux desktop environment.
Dana Blankenhorn: Microsoft has cemented OpenXML as a standard by creating an open source plug-in for the Daisy Consortium enabling Word files to be used by the blind and those with severe dyslexia.
ogmaciel.com: I decided to give KDE a chance on my home system. The first step was to download the brand spanking alpha ISO for Foresight Linux KDE Edition and bring it home.
- Firefox Cool Add-on : speed dial
- KuFtp — A Graphical FTP Client for KDE
- Display graphic representation of Linux system load average over ssh session
- “Service” Tool Available on Ubuntu 7.10
- GPW: generate pronounceable passwords
gnuski.blogspot: KDE has its own Window Manager (WM) named KWin. KWin is great! It remembers your window sizes and placements, so that when you open those applications in the future, they're right where you left them.
linuxworld: The management of video hardware has long been an area of weakness in the Linux system (and free operating systems in general). The X Window System tends to get a lot of the blame for problems in this area, but the truth of the matter is that the problems are more widespread and the kernel has never made it easy for X to do this job properly.
Acrh Linux is lean, wicked and it allows all types to possibilities. It allows the user to custom tailor the distribution as per his/her taste. It has a great package manager. A package manager that is being used by lot of other distributions like frugalware, archie and faun.
linux.com: While it's unclear what Maka stands for, the "giga" part of Makagiga most likely refers to the number of tools this application has on offer. It comes with a to-do manager, RSS reader, a basic photo viewer/editor, a text editor, miscellaneous widgets, and much more. Makagiga is written in Java, so it runs on any platform with Java Runtime Environment.
OSWeekly: I hear this too often - Windows is easier to use than Linux. And so in light of this, being as I have used both operating systems for years, I thought I would put this to the test, the results are not going to make Windows users feel too good about this desktop choice overall, I'm afraid.
tectonic: Tired of the regulation grey bars at the top and bottom of your Gnome desktop and hankering after something a little cooler? Say something a little bit more like the dock in Apple's OSX? Then give AWN a run and get all the bouncing icons you can handle.