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|Story||Vandals break into congressman's office, install Linux||srlinuxx||26/09/2012 - 6:10pm|
|Story||The three best, Star Wars-influenced approaches to learning Linux||srlinuxx||26/09/2012 - 3:46pm|
|Story||Canonical loses Ubuntu marketing exec to Mozilla Firefox OS project||srlinuxx||26/09/2012 - 3:43pm|
|Story||Red Hat Stock Down 3% After Earnings, Forecast Miss||srlinuxx||26/09/2012 - 3:39pm|
|Story||Mageia Linux: A Delightful OS for Work or Play||srlinuxx||26/09/2012 - 3:37pm|
|Story||Is Fedora Linux Becoming Business-Friendly?||srlinuxx||26/09/2012 - 3:36pm|
|Story||Next Firefox ESR release planned||srlinuxx||25/09/2012 - 5:26pm|
|Story||Red Hat CEO: 'This Is a Good Market For Us'||srlinuxx||25/09/2012 - 5:23pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||25/09/2012 - 5:21pm|
|Story||A Dying Tux in an Airbus||srlinuxx||1||25/09/2012 - 12:24am|
phoronix: CentOS, the popular community Linux distribution based upon Red Hat Enterprise Linux, has been at version 5.0 since April of this year, but joining the CentOS 5.0 fleet today is the LiveCD. The CentOS 5.0 LiveCD is based upon CentOS 5.0
InformationWeek blog: Linux creator Linus Torvalds said the authors of a new software license expected to be used by thousands of open source programmers are a bunch of hypocrites and likened them to religious fanatics.
Techy Stuff: A recent article on 10 Advantages of Ubuntu over Vista drew ridicule because “Linux doesn’t support games”. While I knew this was only a half truth, I decided to blog about it myself.
kernelTRAP: Following the release of the 2.6.22 kernel, Andrew Morton posted a list of a wide range of patches that are in his -mm kernel, summarizing for each his plans as to whether or not they will be pushed upstream for inclusion in the upcoming 2.6.23 kernel.
There are some minor glitches in the distribution, but overall DreamLinux is a really good distribution. I have burnt 10 CDs to distribute to friends and recommend to to grab your own iso from the site and enjoy linux.
ZDNet: The IT systems used to support next year's Olympic Games in Beijing, China, will incorporate open source software, but the dominant platform will be Microsoft Windows, according to IT services vendor Atos Origin.
vnunet: Linux vendor Mandriva now has a presence in Britain after the formation of Mandriva UK Limited. The company said it aims to provide local distribution of Mandriva Linux and other open-source applications throughout the UK.
bloggernews.net: So my windows disks are in Chicago, and will probably arrive later this month. So what do you do? No problem… here pirating is an everyday thing. So instead I loaded Ubuntu (Linux) and voila, go put that in your hat and eat it Bill Gates.
wiki.mandriva.com: Mandriva Linux 2008 is coming this September. Once again, Mandriva Linux 2008 will come with the latest release of GNOME, 2.19. The latest stable KDE 3 release will be included, 3.5.7. KDE 4 will be available as an experimental preview.
All About Linux: OpenMoko is a GNU/Linux based open software development platform. What this means for the lay person is that using OpenMoko software development kit, phone manufacturers will be able to bring out mobile phones which have more or less the same features of the now widely known iPhone from Apple and much more - all this under an Open license powered by GNU.
This tutorial shows how you can use Compiz, Beryl, and Metisse on a Mandriva 2007 Spring (Mandriva 2007.1) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With Compiz, Beryl, and Metisse, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube (although the desktop cube is not available on Metisse).
linux.com: Slackware Linux is the oldest surviving Linux distribution, and still one of the most popular. Last week's release of version 12.0 is a milestone for the Slackware team, as it marks Slackware's first use of a default 2.6.x kernel. Other new components include KDE 3.5.7, Xfce 4.4.1, Xorg 7.2.0, and GCC 4.1.2. Slackware is now nearing the bleeding edge without sacrificing stability, making this truly an exciting release.
ITtoolbox blogs: In my previous posting "Linux VS Windows usability" I rambled on about the two operating systems and at how similar they really are. I also alluded that while the interface is similar it is what is underneath in the basic design that really makes the difference. I want to expand on that.
CNNMoney: SourceForge, Inc. today announced the finalists of its second annual SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards. The awards recognize open source projects which not only have the most supportive community following, but also those which the SourceForge.net community's members believe are built with the highest quality, productivity and ingenuity.
Paul Murphy: Today, for example, the people you hired because they knew Debian Linux might be wrestling with Ubantu - and the SuSe 10 experts you brought in last year will probably be transitioning to some other distribution by this time next year.
ZDNet: Companies in the Asia-Pacific region are warming up to open source software for practical rather than religious reasons. According to a recent IDC study, businesses in Australia, China, India and Korea reported that 25 percent to 70 percent of their software assets are based on open source.
PCWorld: Firefox 3.0's first beta has been delayed at least six weeks, Mozilla Corp. engineers said Sunday, and it now won't appear until the middle of September.
Matt Asay: I honestly could count the number of employees on one hand that had any understanding and experience of open source. Brad Nicholes was one of them. I have a tremendous amount of respect for Brad. He was the voice of experience on Novell's Open Source Review Board. Some of the insight below is among the best we've had on The Open Road.
Red Hat Mag: Today, Sunday, is the first day of Red Hat High, and I’m expecting 47 kids. It’s 4:00 in the afternoon, and orientation starts at 4:30. Of those 47 kids, how many have arrived so far? Three.
kernelTRAP: In the ongoing effort to reduce the power consumption of the linux kernel and take better advantage of the tickless kernel patch, Stephen Hemminger posted a patch to make it possible to unload the keyboard blink driver.