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|Story||Linux Now Has "Double" the Market Share of Windows||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:26pm|
|Story||Lenovo, Linux, and the Coming of the Chromebooks||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:25pm|
|Story||Debian Project News - January 21st||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:21pm|
|Story||today's highlights:||srlinuxx||21/01/2013 - 5:06am|
|Story||few leftovers:||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 4:15am|
|Story||Six new features coming in LibreOffice 4.0||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 2:34am|
|Story||Ultimate Edition 3.5 Review: Ugly but fully loaded!||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 12:29am|
|Story||Review: Linux Mint 14 MATE Edition||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 12:28am|
|Story||Fedora 18 Spherical Cow review - Bad bad bad||srlinuxx||20/01/2013 - 12:26am|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||19/01/2013 - 5:27pm|
Raiden's Realm: Vector Linux, a derivative of Slackware Linux, is an all in one Linux distribution targeted towards both beginners and the Windows refuge. Designed to be both powerful and easy to use, Vector Linux takes the Linux desktop and makes it enjoyable to use. Think of it as Slackware simplified.
wired blog: The third alpha for the next revision of Ubuntu, version 7.10, dubbed Gutsy Gibbon, was released into the wild yesterday afternoon. This release packs a host of new features.
mitchell's blog: There has been some interpretation of my Thunderbird /mail post as saying that Thunderbird doesn't fit into the mission of the Mozilla Foundation. This is not my view at all. If Thunderbird didn't fit into the mission, then we would be having a very different discussion.
itweb.co.za: Novell SA country manager Stafford Masie has resigned in order to establish and head up the local operation of Internet giant Google. This morning, Masie confirmed his resignation from software house Novell and his appointment as GM for Google locally.
Full Circle Magazine is proud to announce our third issue. Highlights include Xubuntu install step-by-step, How-To: Get a Stunning Ubuntu Desktop, Review of Ubuntu on a Macbook, and Preview of several new Compiz Fusion effects.
LWN: The proceedings from the 2007 GCC Summit (PDF) are now available. It's interesting reading for anybody who is curious about where the GCC and GDB developers are going.
ABCnews: It began as a dream more than 40 years ago, and today Nicholas Negroponte's vision of providing affordable laptops to children all over the world is moving closer to reality.
Wired blogs: It's common knowledge that getting kids excited about computers and technology is the best way to get them excited about learning. Kiddix Computing has come up with a Linux-based operating system designed especially for children aged 5-10.
I, Cringley: What has me all worked up is Google's announcement this week that it intends to bid at least $4.6 billion in the Federal Communication Commission's auction of bandwidth in the 700-MHz band being reclaimed in 2009 from analog television.
Linux Insider: The continuing rise in popularity of Linux applications has become a boon to job opportunities for software programmers. However, the working culture of the open source industry is different from that of proprietary software developers.
linux.com: I am a Linux user, and I recently got an eMachines laptop. Since I'm Uruguayan, my mother tongue is Spanish, and that presented a problem: laptops usually have an American-style keyboard. Here's how you can get international characters on your American keyboard and we'll see how you can enable the special "media" or "Internet" keys.
liquidat: Decibel was developed to provide a central interface for real time communication in KDE 4. The idea is that on the one hand users will be able to manage everything in one place while on the other hand developers can use the APIs provided by Decibel to integrate their program fully with this central place.
webdotdev.com: You need to run a job at midnight when system usage is low, or you need to run jobs daily or weekly, but you would rather be sleeping, or enjoying life in some other way. Other good reasons for scheduling jobs include letting routine tasks happen automatically, or ensuring tasks are handled the same way every time. This tip helps you use the cron and at capabilities to schedule jobs periodically or at a single future time.
Beranger: Tom Callaway had to rant, knowing it's a rant, but he needed to get it off his chest. FSF's own licenses are so trickily compatible-and-less-than-compatible which each other, that the compatibility Chart of Doom is just horrendous:
PCWorld: Mozilla Corp. has produced a patch for yet another critical flaw in Firefox, the latest embarrassment in a lengthening list this month for the open-source browser.
This tutorial shows how to harden PHP5 with Suhosin on a Fedora 7 server. From the Suhosin project page: "Suhosin is an advanced protection system for PHP installations that was designed to protect servers and users from known and unknown flaws in PHP applications and the PHP core.
Sourceforge has been running a community-driven awards process over the last month, trying to discover the top open source projects. Today, the winners were announced. The ones selected say a lot about those who frequent Sourceforge. But before I get into that, here are the winners:
- openSUSE Quickies: Alpha 7 Planned, Homepage Relaunch
- Linspire Joins Interop Vendor Alliance Program
- Linux authentication troubles? Try Active Directory
- OpenOffice.org in Education: A Roundup
- More from OSCON
- Medison Celebrity: Swedish company offers laptop for £77
- Aaron Leventhal receives OSCON 2007 Accessibility Award
- Hey charger! OLPC gets power boost from Aussie coder
- Linux gains ground in China
- Widget Plugin
- New Linux 2.4 Kernel Released, .35
- SuperKaramba and Plasma
- Compiz Fusion: Multiscreen Madness
jem report: Yesterday the OpenBSD Foundation announced its inception as a legal entity in charge of donations of money and equipment for the OpenBSD operating system and its associated projects. Today we have an interview with Ken Westerback, one of the foundation's founding members.
arstechnica: GNOME's Epiphany web browser recently gained support for rendering HTML with WebKit. The patch for WebKit support in Epiphany—which was experimentally implemented at the GNOME GUADEC conference—is now available for testing.
Also: Second Life client to use GStreamer for video on Linux