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An open palette: Tux Paint's Bill Kendrick

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Interviews

computerworld.com.au: Bill Kendrick is a software machine. He is the lead designer and developer of New Breed Software. But perhaps Kendrick's most significant software achievement is Tux Paint, a highly acclaimed, free and open source illustration program. Computerworld spoke with Bill Kendrick.

Switching to Linux which distro to use, Mandriva?

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MDV

opencomputer.net: First Mandriva’s live CD takes me through a few questions such as my language, location, keyboard layout, and even had me accept their terms and conditions. Then, the next thing I saw was beautiful!

Why the Linux world should embrace the BSD's

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BSD

raiden.net: There are some in this world who believe that Linux is the king of all operating systems. In some ways I agree with them. The BSD's however use the more orderly 'Cathedral' model where FreeBSD is shaped by the high priests (the core developers) with input from the novices.

ubuntu stuff

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Ubuntu
  • Mrs Red Devil Installs Ubuntu 8.04

  • Make your Widescreen work in Ubuntu
  • Troubles with Ubuntu 8.04
  • Ubuntu on the OLPC XO-1
  • Ubuntu Hardy Heron: Beyond the Hype and into the Dilemma

today's leftovers

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News
  • YouTube tools for the Linux desktop

  • Batch process photos with Phatch
  • My first months at Acquia
  • $100 Laptop Program's New President
  • AMD reveals open source client management tool
  • Simple use of find to search for files in command line
  • The Evil Empire
  • Chumby: Cutest Linux Computer Ever
  • Linux-guru's conviction fuels ReiserFS debate
  • The Fall of Reiser
  • Configuring Linux Terminal to Work as a Transparent Wallpaper — Part 2

KDE Commit-Digest for 20th April 2008

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KDE

In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: The start of the Google Summer of Code with 47 KDE projects. Initial version of a kxsldbg plugin for Quanta. Kross-based scripting in KDevelop. Tabs return to the kdevplatform (KDevelop, etc) interface framework. A database plugin for Kommander, with Kommander widgets becoming accessible within Designer. Support for file attachment and sound annotations in Okular.

gNewSense 2.0 Screenshots

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Linux

phoronix.com: Less than a week after the release of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS "Hardy Heron", the Free Software Foundation has gone ahead and released version 2.0 (named DeltaH) of gNewSense. For those not familiar with gNewSense, this is one of the few distributions certified by the Free Software Foundation as being a truly free Linux distribution.

Mini Review: Open Source in Harvard Business Review

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OSS

linuxjournal.com: This month's Harvard Business Review features a case study of a company debating whether to open source its software. Here's a mini review of the article.

Multiple Linux flaws show that Linux also has kernel issues

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Linux
Security

blogs.zdnet.com: Not to defend Microsoft, as kernel exploits that provide privileged access are terrible flaws, but we had an interesting discussion in the talkbacks where several people acted as if Microsoft was the only place that could’ve made such mistakes. Well, this is a common flaw across operating systems that is difficult to catch due to the complexities of kernel code.

Gratis Ubuntu Live 2008 Conference Pass

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Ubuntu

linuxquestions.org: Are you interested in attending the second Ubuntu Live conference? It’s my pleasure to inform you that LQ is able to give away one $895 full conference pass absolutely free of charge.

Linux vs. Windows Metrics -- Nothing Is Quite What It Seems To Be

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OS

Caitlyn Martin: 10 days ago the Linux Loop blog had a post titled “Linux Eee PC Far Faster Than Windows Version”. The author compared the times of three tasks: boot up, loading Firefox, and shutting down. That’s hardly a comprehensive set of tests. I’m going to try and sift through the morass and say what I think the numbers really mean and what they don’t mean.

Mandriva Linux - Great For Newbies

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MDV

itnerd.wordpress: Let’s say that you want to dump Windows, but you don’t want to go to Mac? That leaves Linux as your only option. But you’re scared about moving to Linux as you’re not sure that it’s right for you. No problem, there’s a Linux for you and It’s called Mandriva Linux One. I tried this out a week ago and it is nothing short of amazing!

Also: Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring Xfce edition released

few ubuntu articles

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 8.04 Review

  • Ubuntu Mobile On My Desktop!
  • Ubuntu: A Future Social OS?
  • Wubi: Peaceful Coexistence between Vista and Ubuntu “Hardy Heron”
  • Ubuntu: Christians, Muslims and Computers

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Configuring Linux Terminal to Work as a Transparent Wallpaper

  • GRUB vs. the Inodes: Who Needs a Bootable System, Anyway?
  • RPMs - The HOWTO Short Story
  • Understanding XML in 10 seconds or less
  • Howto: Install GRUB on a Floppy
  • How-to Install Cairo-Dock
  • KDE4: Getting GTK apps to look just right
  • How To Install Elisa Media Center
  • Resize Windows XP Partition with VMWare

OLPC's Open Source Rift Deepens

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OLPC

ostatic.com: The situation at One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), the organization behind the "$100 laptop," looks like it's going from bad to worse. At the center of the conflict appears to be the issue of how deep the laptop's open source roots should be.

Things you miss with GNU/Linux

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Linux

freesoftwaremagazine.com: Recently I’ve noticed an increases in the number of people I know who are migrating from Windows to GNU/Linux. Either my tireless advocacy is grinding them down, word is starting to spread. Perhaps they’ve actually seen Vista in action and decided to jump ship now. Either way there are some things they are going to miss when they make the leap.

GPL: man gets feet in mouth

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OSS

itwire.com: The fact that the General Public Licence, better known as the GPL, is oft misunderstood, even by those who could be expected to know better, came home to me with a vengeance yesterday. What led to this conclusion was an article called "Is Ubuntu selling out or growing up?"

Migrating to ext4

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News

Ext4 is the latest in a long line of Linux® file systems, and it's likely to be as important and popular as its predecessors. As a Linux system administrator, you should be aware of the advantages, disadvantages, and basic steps for migrating to ext4. This article explains when to adopt ext4, how to adapt traditional file system maintenance tool usage to ext4, and how to get the most out of the file system.

Adobe Opens Up Flash Specifications

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Software

phoronix.com: Adobe has this morning announced the Open Screen Project. The Open Screen Project is actually open and is designed to push consistent rich Internet experiences across a plethora of devices and varying screens.

Unix beardies sue BSI over OOXML

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OSS
Legal

theinquirer.net: A BAND OF BRITISH British Unix beardies has issued a High Court challenge over the national approval of Microsoft's OOXML document standard. The UK Unix User Group has demanded a judicial review.

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