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liquidat: A month ago the X Developer Summit took place. Now notes about most of the talks are available and show where X development heads to. Among the information are a feature list for RandR 1.3, for the Intel driver and for X.Org 7.4/7.5.
freesoftware mag: I recently went looking for a way to rotate JPG images from within Nautilus, and found a nice way to do this and more. It’s not difficult to customize the right-click popup menu in Nautilus to perform custom actions on files. Here are some instructions and scripts to get you started.
- Some openSUSE 10.3 Hints
- OpenSUSE 10.3 And Ralink RT2×00 Based Wireless Cards
- 1-click to install NVIDIA/ATI binary blobs
- Novell Pumps Up Sound, Graphics in New OpenSuse 10.3
- openSUSE 10.3: First Look
- Compiler Optimization Bugs and World Domination
- Checkpatch and Checkfiles
- Smack Updates
- USB Simply MEPIS install
- Continued Impressions of Kubuntu 7.10 beta
- Slashdot: Building success from personal preferences and community conscience
- Laptop With a Mission Widens Its Audience
- Linux-based airline seat-back entertainment system is a winner
- Earth- or Mars-like body likely forming in HD 113766 star system
- Vista redux: the Linux edition
- How to add a user to the sudoers list
- openSUSE 10.3 on PS3 and Other PowerPC Hardware
ve3d.ign.com: There's been a ton of interest from the Linux Community, so I wanted to give you all a status update on development.
onderstekop.nl: Changing your wallpaper now and again may keep your mind fresh, but did you ever have the feeling that you wanted to change more? But what exactly? And how? This article was written to give you some perceptions into further personalization of your overall Ubuntu appearance.
mozilla links: David Bienvenu, the other only full time Thunderbird developer has also announced he will be leaving the Mozilla Corporation next Friday.
lunapark: Ubuntu’s Gutsy Gibbon is coming along splendidly and today Gutsy has hit one more milestone until its release (Oct. 18th). The Ubuntu developers has announced a complete freeze of their archive and from now on only uploads “fixing specfic, release-releavent bugs” will be accepted.
- Open-Source Radeon R700 Graphics?
- Avivo Driver Supports Radeon HD 2300
- Open-Source RadeonHD Cursor Fixes
- ATI Radeon 6.7.195 Driver Release
c|net: The Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association and the Linux community now have more in common than you might have thought. Via The Boston Herald, Linux fans may want to throw their support to Gang Green because of the team's new rallying cry, "ubuntu."
blogs.techrepublic.com: Recently consumer auction giant eBay announced that nearly 1,200 registered eBay users information was stolen via phishing attacks. That’s not shocking. What’s shocking is that it’s very likely the phishers were using rootkitted Linux boxes.
Linux Today: I was taking a walk with my wife the other day, talking about all the kooky-nuttiness that is the Linux and Open Source world sometimes. I think I was harping on a certain company in Washington State and their recent "attempts" to "open source" some of their code.
ITtoolbox blogs: Here I was happily fiddling around with my Kubuntu installation and at a critical time when the initrd image was being regenerated our fabled standard of stable electricity supply decided to cut out. Not surprising as it does that every time a mosquito sneezes.
linuxmini.blogspot: Compiz is a window manager, that means it takes care of all the basic needs to interact with the windows on your desktop - like moving, minimizing and resizing.
zdnet blogs: Microsoft’s release of .NET classes under its shared source license will not benefit the Mono project or any other open source project, maintains Miguel de Icaza, Novell’s vice president of engineering.
jem report: Almost two weeks ago, Blizzard Entertainment pushed through a required World of Warcraft patch that made the game unplayable for many Linux users, reducing frame rates to unacceptable levels, causing distorted sound, and making the OpenGL graphics engine more difficult to switch to. Considering TransGaming's history of rapidly addressing WoW patch issues, this is unusual behavior. Couple that with total silence from the company and you have a genuine mystery on your hands. What's going on at TransGaming?
desktoplinux: If there's a better system repair kit than the Gentoo-based SystemRescueCD Linux distribution, we haven't seen it yet. The new 0.4 version of SystemRescueCd was released on Oct. 4. This new edition focuses on disk partitioning, Vista support, and data rescue tasks. In the past, we've found SystemRescueCD to be the best of the best when it comes to repairing troubled systems.
technocrat.net: The refrain has been that Linux will be ready for primetime when the mythical "grandmother" can use it without issue. Well, I'm about to put that to the test. My 84 year old grandmother has had enough of hearing she needs a computer and finally asked me to set her up with one.
junauza.blogspot: Recently, I did a review for CentOS and quickly got a negative feedback from Beranger.org. I respect the opinion of the author from the said site, but I have to clarify a few things:
Compiz Fusion News: Welcome to another edition of Compiz Fusion Community News. Over the past two weeks we have seen numerous fixes, and we are nearing a stable release. There have also been a minority of improvements and some new and interesting applications are being developed.