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kmandla.wordpress: Extreme Coder has offered up a couple of concept screenshots of the ultralight Mandriva. It looks clean and sharp, although I believe the default theme and appearance will probably change before it hits the streets.
seopher.com: Over 12 months go I asked my readers whether open source software reduces your pirating and the result was very half-and-half. Well, this year I've asked the same question again and the results have shifted.
blog.funtoo.org: I haven't posted to my blog in a long time, so just wanted to add a quick post that I've started working at E*TRADE Financial as a Senior Principal, on E*TRADE's architecture team.
LWN: Fedora leader Max Spevack has sent out a "personal Fedora 8 release announcement," meant to tide Fedora users over until the bits become available.
opensource initiative: After a lengthy consideration, the Simple Public License (SimPL) has been added to the list of approved licenses. The concern was that because the SimPL is a reciprocal license, it could create its own ghetto of code unusable by any other project.
abhay-techzone.blogspot: I came across an Article on the relevance of Compiz-Fusion in Linux particularly in Ubuntu. The Author, Matt Hartley, has published two different articles to emphasize the same thing. His main argument is that Compiz makes Linux Complicated. Lets look at some of his points
linux.com: The OpenDocument Foundation, founded five years ago by Gary Edwards, Sam Hiser, and Paul "Buck" Martin (marbux) with the express purpose of representing the OpenDocument format in the "open standards process," has reversed course. It now supports the W3C's Compound Document Format instead of its namesake ODF. Yet why this change of course has occurred is something of a mystery.
ITProPortal: Today marks the official mass production of the OLPC (or XO laptop computer). However, the project has lost some buzz and It is hard not to think that there's a global neo-conspiracy to harm the OLPC project.
- Hans Reiser Trial: Day Two
- Defendant's son to testify in missing mother's murder trial
- Trial begins for man accused of murdering wife
- Prosecutor: Linux Engineer Reiser Coaxed Son to Cover up Mom's Murder
- Quickzi: Delete files that are a year old
- Paragraph and page spacing in OpenOffice.org Writer
- Understanding CVS
- Be heard: Podcasting with Linux
- Fixing problem OpenOffice files by unzipping, mixing, and matching
- A small script I find useful for finding connections
- How To Install The Epiphany Browser
- Howto Check you external IP Address from the command line
- Fedora 8 on a USB key
- Changing the GNOME File Manager to use Browser mode
liquidat: Skype has released a new Beta version of it’s VoIP client for Linux. The new release comes with video support.
phoronix: Firefox 2.0 is just over a year old, but the Mozilla developers are out today with the first beta for Mozilla Firefox 3.0. Firefox 3.0 (known as Gran Paradiso) uses the Gecko 1.9 engine, and features a number of improvements.
Dana Blankenhorn: Red Hat has joined Sun’s OpenJDK project, aligning its IcedTea project with it. I’ve previously compared Red Hat here to Rodney Dangerfield , and earlier today I hinted at the reason.
iTWire: The world is on the verge of something stupendous: recent times have seen the launch of two customised Linux distros which just plug and play. Want to get in on the action? Here’s how to make your own special PC.
dev.compiz-fusion.org/~cyberorg: I have added a couple of new plugins to home:cyberorg repo, a photowheel plugin developed by b0le which allows you to put another cube inside the cube with photos you select. Also included for the first time is wallpaper plugin by Robert Carr.
the inquirer: Further to your report yesterday on your site, we would like to confirm that we are totally committed to providing customers with choice on our Inspiron notebook and desktop systems by offering Ubuntu on certain Inspiron desktop and notebook models - Inspiron 530n desktop and Inspiron 6400n notebook.
phoronix: LM_Sensors team is making very good progress towards LM_Sensors 3.0. The first LM_Sensors 3 release candidate came out towards the end of September. Distinguishing LM_Sensors 3 from the current stable LM_Sensors 2.10 series it is now only a user-space-only package with no kernel components needed.
iTWire: As a committed Ubuntu Linux newbie, I've been feeling pretty pleased with my new distribution over the past couple of days. However, I've hit a telecommunications snag and, judging by the free flow of angst pervading all of the Linux forums I've visited, I'm not alone in my disgust.
softwareinreview.com: As usual, OpenBSD 4.2 offers a large collection of intelligent changes to an already great operating environment. In OpenBSD's case, the code is definitely high quality. Nothing in the default installation is half-implemented, or committed on an experimental basis.
Also: DesktopBSD Day 7 - Fooling Around
Random Compiz Fusion Stuff: So I’ve been working on Fusion-Installer a little more and it is getting better. I’ve implemented a nice treeview for you to pick components and you can now resize the window.