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|Story||Can Plasma Active Beat Ubuntu on Linux Mobile Computing?||srlinuxx||24/10/2012 - 3:46pm|
|Story||Raspberry Pi graphics code is now open source||srlinuxx||24/10/2012 - 3:44pm|
|Story||Darhon Finance: Feature-Packed but Some Assembly Required||srlinuxx||24/10/2012 - 3:42pm|
|Story||Red Hat says customers don't care about open source software||srlinuxx||23/10/2012 - 11:13pm|
|Story||Linus Torvalds promises 'no fingers' to Nvidia - just don't ask him about Nokia||srlinuxx||23/10/2012 - 11:08pm|
|Story||Deathwatch: One Laptop Per Child||srlinuxx||23/10/2012 - 11:06pm|
|Story||Ubuntu Getting Itself Ready for "F" Word||srlinuxx||23/10/2012 - 7:44pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||23/10/2012 - 4:51pm|
|Story||ROSA Marathon 2012 review - Ahem||srlinuxx||23/10/2012 - 12:15am|
|Story||Sabayon Linux - to choose or not to choose||srlinuxx||23/10/2012 - 12:14am|
Beranger: Tom Callaway had to rant, knowing it's a rant, but he needed to get it off his chest. FSF's own licenses are so trickily compatible-and-less-than-compatible which each other, that the compatibility Chart of Doom is just horrendous:
PCWorld: Mozilla Corp. has produced a patch for yet another critical flaw in Firefox, the latest embarrassment in a lengthening list this month for the open-source browser.
This tutorial shows how to harden PHP5 with Suhosin on a Fedora 7 server. From the Suhosin project page: "Suhosin is an advanced protection system for PHP installations that was designed to protect servers and users from known and unknown flaws in PHP applications and the PHP core.
Sourceforge has been running a community-driven awards process over the last month, trying to discover the top open source projects. Today, the winners were announced. The ones selected say a lot about those who frequent Sourceforge. But before I get into that, here are the winners:
- openSUSE Quickies: Alpha 7 Planned, Homepage Relaunch
- Linspire Joins Interop Vendor Alliance Program
- Linux authentication troubles? Try Active Directory
- OpenOffice.org in Education: A Roundup
- More from OSCON
- Medison Celebrity: Swedish company offers laptop for £77
- Aaron Leventhal receives OSCON 2007 Accessibility Award
- Hey charger! OLPC gets power boost from Aussie coder
- Linux gains ground in China
- Widget Plugin
- New Linux 2.4 Kernel Released, .35
- SuperKaramba and Plasma
- Compiz Fusion: Multiscreen Madness
jem report: Yesterday the OpenBSD Foundation announced its inception as a legal entity in charge of donations of money and equipment for the OpenBSD operating system and its associated projects. Today we have an interview with Ken Westerback, one of the foundation's founding members.
arstechnica: GNOME's Epiphany web browser recently gained support for rendering HTML with WebKit. The patch for WebKit support in Epiphany—which was experimentally implemented at the GNOME GUADEC conference—is now available for testing.
Also: Second Life client to use GStreamer for video on Linux
engadget: It's not like this one was too difficult to see coming, but it sounds like Dell just may have a few more machines ready to take the Linux dip in the not-too-distant future.
Also: Dell to expand Linux PC offerings, partner says
Matt Asay: OpenAds is one of the most interesting open source projects/companies on the planet. Period. I caught up today with Scott Switzer, OpenAds' founder and CTO, to learn more about the company and what it does.
C|Net: Sterling Ball, a jovial, plain-talking businessman, is CEO of Ernie Ball, the world's leading maker of premium guitar strings. Ball's IT crew settled on a potpourri of open-source software--Red Hat's version of Linux, the OpenOffice office suite, Mozilla's Web browser.
linux-watch: A recent story entitled, "Dearly Departed: Companies and Products That Didn't Deserve to Die" didn't cover Linux or open-source companies. That got me to thinking. So here, without further adieu, is my list of five Linux companies that died before their time.
the distrogue: Pardus comes in two varieties, "Calisan" and "Kurulan" images. The "Calisan" image is a live CD, while the "Kurulan" disk installs almost 3 gigabytes of software.
Caitlyn Martin: On July 22nd a new set of kernel packages was released for Vector Linux, my chosen primary and current favorite distribution. In the past the only reason I’ve recommended upgrading a kernel is to close security vulnerabilities or to add support for new hardware. Recently, though, there is another very good reason.
kernelTRAP: "This is a free minix-like kernel for i386(+) based AT-machines," began the Linux version 0.01 release notes in September of 1991 for the first release of the Linux kernel.
MaximumPC: If you've just started using Linux in the last year or two, chances are you're running Ubuntu. And if you're sitting on the fence contemplating trying Linux for the first time, you should definitely be considering Ubuntu. Here's why.
O'Reilly Radar: In his keynote at OSCON, Microsoft General Manager of Platform Strategy Bill Hilf announced that Microsoft is submitting its shared source licenses to the Open Source Initiative. This is a huge, long-awaited move. It will be earthshaking for both Microsoft and for the open source community.
Aaron Seigo: our three level desktop zooming is now working in plasma. wee! the idea is this: plasmoids (launchers, icons, widgets, games, mini-apps, etc) exist in groups. a group can be displayed to take up the full area of the screen. when you zoom out, you see these various groups and the plasmoids within them shrink to mere icons.
linux.com: Since May, ingimp, a modified version of the GIMP, has collected daily logs on what users do with the program in the hope of improving its usability. What ingimp is really designed to do is develop the software and practices to put free and open source software usability testing on a professional footing "without placing an undue burden on either the developers or users."
liquidat: I just discovered hardinfo in the Fedora repositories while I was checking for some data about my own packages and was curious what the program is capable of. And judging from the first looks the tool is indeed very helpful.