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|Story||Ubuntu, see you in October 2012||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 9:29pm|
|Story||The Big, Bad Browser Quiz||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 6:37pm|
|Story||Canonical Again Pushes Desktop Ubuntu for the Enterprise||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 6:34pm|
|Story||Intel pulls MeeGo plug?||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 6:32pm|
|Story||We won and we didn't notice||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 6:30pm|
|Story||New features in ubuntu 11.10||srlinuxx||3||02/09/2011 - 5:54pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 7:11am|
|Story||Why is the packaging process so broken?!?||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 3:39am|
|Story||Kernel.org breach does not reflect well on admins||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 3:36am|
|Story||SUSE Loses Another Former RadeonHD Developer||srlinuxx||02/09/2011 - 3:35am|
We have compared the 32-bit and 64-bit performance of Ubuntu and started a performance comparison of Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu, but how does the performance of the upcoming Feisty Fawn release compare to that of Fedora 7?
The KDE 4 release team started a discussion about a possible release schedule. In the meantime, the developers added the Oxygen icons to kdelibs.
Have an open source project that you need some help with? Well, a well-known search-engine giant is kicking off its third Summer of Code, an innovative program that pays college students to write open-source software over their summer vacation; and the Google folks want to talk to you.
It's been about a week since I started relying entirely on Linux as my operating system, and I've stumbled upon a few interesting problems, as well as discovered a few interesting caveats, along the way. I think now's a good time to share.
Dell Inc. is considering offering the Linux operating system as an alternative to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows on its personal computers, a Dell spokesman said on Tuesday.
Also: Dell and Linux: just another fan dance
To be truthfull that is an extremely difficult question to answer because there are so many variables that need to be addressed. There is the familiar and the unknown. The perceived benefits and disadvantages. The security or lack thereof. Then there is also a learning curve, hidden costs and nasty surprises waiting like some halloween ghoul.
While writing the previous entry about password programs, I wanted to edit the logo for Password Gorilla and was curious to see what options I had in Ubuntu other than the GIMP, really hoping for something comparable to MS Paint, which I think is easy to use and has a good set of features.
In Samuel Becket's masterpiece, Waiting for Godot, Godot never arrives, and the play ends with our characters still waiting. I sometimes think Linux users are also stuck in a barren landscape endlessly waiting for Dell, HP, Lenovo, or another major vendor to finally deliver a mass-market Linux desktop.
Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported late last week that the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to introduce the open-source operating system Linux for use within classrooms across the country in the near future.
Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+.The appearance and interface are designed to befamiliar to new users coming from other popular email clients, as well as experienced users.
If you heard of ubuntuvideo.com and you will discover a lots of ubuntu tutorial at there. There are a blog post that uses patched ffmpeg to perform the art. Here, I introduce you a handy tool xvidcap.
One major set of goals for the Mozilla Foundation Board of Directors is to articulate a crisp Statement of Direction for the Mozilla Foundation, to engage in a dialog with the Mozilla community about direction, and to define the overall scope and increase the visibility of Mozilla Foundation activities.
The NetworkManager tries to ease the usage of wireless networks from a users point of view. The next version 0.6.5 will incorporate support for a range of authentication methods which are often used in large WLAN deployments.
Let’s for the moment remember the days of old when the Linux Desktop sucked and you did all your work on the console. Some of us still think the Desktop sucks and so here we list 10 apps that we think you should be using.
The open source vs. proprietary debate has had plenty of ink over the last few years. I think I've seen the same basic arguments and banter wrapped in what seems to be a hundred different packages. However, the solution is not to avoid open source, but rather to engage commercial open source. That is, work with companies that can connect and enhance what open source tools can do.
Now Canonical and Ubuntu have made great strides toward realizing your vision yet there remains a bottleneck - people still have to install linux. Installing linux is easier than ever, but installing any operating system is unfortunately not trivial and is a chore that most computer users have no use for and will avoid. Remove this impediment, sell linux pre-installed.
Advocates and users of free and open source software (FOSS) technology believe that it is too late for any form of crusade to discredit FOSS as it is already widely used.
In January, Chicago native Katie McAuliff, who has worked for Novell Inc. for 13 years, took over as president of Novell Canada, replacing Don Chapman. Ms McAuliff will oversee all facets of the Canadian organization. She sat down with Jack Kapica of Globetechnology.com to explain her company and its plans.
Well, in fact, there isn’t one missing link. But in this FOSSwire article, I’m going to look at one major issue standing in the way of getting desktop Linux any serious market share. And that is OEMs.