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|Story||Firefox devs mull dumping Java to stop BEAST attacks||srlinuxx||2||29/09/2011 - 4:37pm|
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|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||29/09/2011 - 5:58am|
|Story||LMDE Update Pack 3 is out||srlinuxx||29/09/2011 - 5:49am|
|Story||How Open Source Development Is Becoming More Social||srlinuxx||29/09/2011 - 5:46am|
|Story||Should You Donate To Open Source Projects?||srlinuxx||29/09/2011 - 2:29am|
|Story||On the Nature of MySQL Closed Extensions||srlinuxx||29/09/2011 - 2:27am|
|Story||GNU/Linux users given false hope over Windows 8 issue||srlinuxx||29/09/2011 - 2:25am|
|Story||Where would you like your install today?||srlinuxx||29/09/2011 - 2:22am|
|Story||Okular The Document Viewer With Even More Features||srlinuxx||28/09/2011 - 9:50pm|
In the same way I revisited PCLinuxOS2007 beta 2 recently using my new methods of reviewing distros I'm returning to this Alpha 5 release of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn.
Dell contacted DesktopLinux.com on March 28 to let us know that the company will be releasing select desktop and notebook systems with pre-installed Linux as an option in the coming weeks.
The second most popular web browser in the world, Firefox, is a beautiful, but heavy machine. Its biggest attraction are tabs, flexible bookmarks and RSS management and extensions. However for people who are still using systems with no abundance of main memory it can be a pain intensively using firefox throughout a day. It is just that memory hungry.
OpenSSL is the ubiquitous toolkit for writing security applications. It was originally written as an SSL library with specific focus on performance for x86 platrorms but today it has become the de facto standard for implementing user space security applications.
ISO Master is an open-source, easy to use, graphical CD image editor for Linux and BSD. Basically, you can use this program to extract files from an ISO, add files to an ISO, and create bootable ISOs - all in a graphical user interface. It can open both ISO and NRG files but can only save as ISO. ISO Master is based on bkisofs - a library for reading, modifying and writing ISO images.
The US has lost its position as the world's primary engine of technology innovation, according to a report by the World Economic Forum.
The US is now ranked seventh in the body's league table measuring the impact of technology on the development of nations.
A deterioration of the political and regulatory environment in the US prompted the fall, the report said.
The Library of Congress, where thousands of rare public domain documents relating to America's history are stored and slowly decaying, is about to begin an ambitious project to digitize these fragile documents using Linux-based systems and publish the results online in multiple formats.
The idea that Linux is primarily a community-based project based on the work of thousands of independent, idealist hackers died a quiet death at home on March 27.
Linus Torvalds, leader of the Linux kernel project and a major figure in the open-source programming movement, said Wednesday he's "pretty pleased" with changes in a third draft of the General Public License (GPL) released Wednesday.
The Free Software Foundation has published today a third draft of the GPL3 license. The FSF had indicated leading up to this draft that it would be addressing some concerns it had with the Novell-Microsoft agreements in the draft. Here’s Novell’s position on the new draft:
The late-morning conference sessions at the 2007 Military Technologies Conference boasted a presentation, titled "Why High-integrity Software Requires Open Source Tools," by Robert Dewar, president and CEO of AdaCore.
I finally got Ubuntu installed. I had downloaded Ubuntu three or four times from the generic site and burnt 6 CDs of the resulting stuff but each time my computer said the CDs were corrupt and aborted the installation.
We received over 500 comments to my last post about expanding Linux onto more of the Dell product line. As noted on IdeaStorm, we're working on it.
Pros: Secure; robust and evolved virtualisation; improved security management and IPv6 support
Cons: Little in the way of eye-candy
With the recent release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, Red Hat is both following and bucking server operating-systems trends we’ve witnessed in past tests of Novell’s SuSE Linux and Microsoft’s Longhorn beta code.
Ch-ch-ch-changes... Not expecting to hear that with today's driver release?
All my previous posts were pretty much technical in essence, and several were related to my work habits: 3D desktop productivity enhancements, virtual machines, etc.
This time, I’ll go back to something else entirely: GAMES!
You miss the mustachied plumber? Why not get a penguin or a blob instead? They can jump too, you know.
Mozilla and eBay International AG today announced they are working together to improve the online auction experience for people in France, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Together, Mozilla and eBay are collaborating on new technology and approaches to enable eBay users to stay up to date with their auctions more easily from within Firefox regardless of where they are on the Web.
Since the earliest days, free software and its representatives on earth have been the subject of attacks that serve to question the originality, authenticity, authorship, identity and parentage of the software - but the loose communities (if such they are) of hackers, users, developers and proponents of GNU, Linux and free software have always been quick to respond, as Stallman observes in his his