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|Story||Ubuntu’s HUD: Why It’s A Terrible Idea||srlinuxx||30/01/2012 - 10:04pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 441||srlinuxx||30/01/2012 - 6:23pm|
|Story||Meet Bill Gates, the Man Who Changed Open Source Software||srlinuxx||30/01/2012 - 6:19pm|
|Story||Mandriva Bankruptcy Crisis Averted, For Now||srlinuxx||30/01/2012 - 6:16pm|
|Story||On switching to Arch Linux||srlinuxx||30/01/2012 - 5:47pm|
|Story||Firefox 12 Tab Features May Have Been Prematurely Hyped||srlinuxx||30/01/2012 - 5:45pm|
|Story||The Best Twitter Client for Linux||srlinuxx||28/01/2012 - 4:18am|
|Story||10 of the Best Unity Lenses & Scopes for Ubuntu||srlinuxx||27/01/2012 - 10:46pm|
|Story||Urban Terror second review - Fun over realism||srlinuxx||27/01/2012 - 10:27pm|
|Story||8 Best Linux Alternatives to Windows Software||srlinuxx||27/01/2012 - 9:09pm|
Two useful indicators of the increasing viability of Linux on the desktop; one personal, one public. The public one is the imminent announcement of preinstalled Linux on Dell Desktop machines, combined with the news that Vista is foundering enough for OEMs to fall back to XP.
After today Mozilla will no longer be maintaining Firefox 1.5 — Firefox 2.0 has arrived. But even as Firefox continues to move forward some users are starting to worry about the future of the popular web browser.
So with all the excitement about the new release of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn I decided to give it a shot. While I am a big fan of open source software and my servers are usually nix boxes I have tried a couple times and gave up (once was redhat, the other was mandrake 9). Ubuntu is touted as having the best out of the box experience so I figured I would give it a try.
Eben Moglen has posted a weblog entry on what he will be doing once the GPLv3 process stops dominating his life. "As I return to teaching at Columbia I need to concentrate more of my remaining spare time and effort on the affairs of the Software Freedom Law Center.