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|Story||Sabayon 9 KDE review & stuff||srlinuxx||27/07/2012 - 7:57am|
|Story||Google doesn’t want people to know about better software||srlinuxx||27/07/2012 - 3:52am|
|Story||Review: Linux Mint 13 LTS "Maya" KDE||srlinuxx||27/07/2012 - 2:38am|
|Story||Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 3 Released||srlinuxx||27/07/2012 - 2:37am|
|Story||Searching for Search in KDE||srlinuxx||26/07/2012 - 9:33pm|
|Story||Windows 8 "catastrophe" driving Valve to embrace Linux||srlinuxx||26/07/2012 - 9:30pm|
|Story||Dell's Increasingly Excellent Linux Adventures||srlinuxx||26/07/2012 - 9:28pm|
|Story||few odds & ends:||srlinuxx||26/07/2012 - 10:36am|
|Story||OpenBSD's de Raadt slams Red Hat, Canonical over 'secure' boot||srlinuxx||26/07/2012 - 9:02am|
|Poll||Favorite Distro Summer '12||srlinuxx||26/07/2012 - 8:59am|
Colin Charles: Today, I was looking for video podcasting software on Linux. PenguinTV came out tops. I got version 2.80 and I thought I’d bug report it: #119262. All in hopes of a newer version. Within the hour, my request got rejected.
linuxworld: You might think the steady defeat of bills in several U.S. states to mandate the use of free interoperable file formats might dampen the spirits of IBM Corp., one of the prime supporters of the OpenDocument Format (ODF). Far from it, said IBM's Bob Sutor, who sees the recent news as par for the course in the evolution of any open standard.
linux.com: Whether or not you remember the days when DOS was DOS and real geeks played Scorched Earth, a turn-based warfare game with tanks trading shots at each other until one was destroyed, you might find Scorched 3D, a modern remake of the old classic, just as addicting today as those playing the original did then. Not only that, it is the Project of the Month for May on SourceForge.net.
FOSSWire: With more and more stuff moving over to running on the web these days, and with emerging ‘web desktops’, it’s about time we strayed from our normal desktop Linux territory and took a look online. eyeOS is a project that bills itself as an open source web operating system.
techworld: Back in the early 1990s, when Linux initiator Linus Torwalds and open source software started to make headlines, the idea of giving software away seemed crazy. Looking at the headway the movement has made since then, you might be forgiven for wondering why Linux desktops have failed to become as ubiquitous as Linux servers are.
arstechnica: The fifth public alpha build of Firefox 3 has been officially released. The new alpha build, which is codenamed Gran Paradiso, features early components of the revamped Places system, a cohesive storage framework that will unify bookmark and history storage.
Also: Quick Tip: Turn off Prefetching in Firefox
Raiden's Realm: One of the lesser known features of KDE is the selection of Development applications that come bundled with it. With these tools you can create quite a few different things ranging from programs to webpages to simple scripts that can be used for a variety of purposes either professionally or personally. So let's look at each of these and what they can do for you.
Phoronix: Last week we had published The Truth About ATI/AMD & Linux, and to no real surprise, the feedback ranged from beliefs that it was propaganda to others being grateful that AMD finally shared some additional information with their Linux customers about the fglrx development cycle. While the article was far from being propaganda, what had outraged a number of open-source developers were AMD's comments on the R200 support or there the lack of. In this article, we have a few additional comments to share along with what some open-source developers had to say about AMD's information.
/home/liquidat: Harald Hoyer, a Red Hat developer, has released a first draft with details of the possible new Fedora init system. The /etc/rc.d/rc system will become dependency aware.
Dana Blankenhorn: In all the stories about Microsoft’s attack on open source, I have seen little talk about what the company is gaining in all this. I don't think it's money.
GCN Blogs: Lately, every time we interview Bill Vass, president of Sun Federal, he bemoans how Sun software isn't considered open source. He's right. Sure, everyone knows Java and Solaris are open source, but you rarely hear those names brandied about during discussions of open source.
This tutorial shows you how to use Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment to create installation images and manage packages for an actual deployment of RedHat Enterprise Linux.
techiemoe.com: As I've noted on forums in the past, the Fedora project has failed to excite me for a long time. I wasn't really looking forward to trying out this latest iteration. As much as Fedora claims to be the "bleeding-edge" distribution they rarely if ever innovate anything.
campustechnology.com: Christopher Soghoian, a grad student at Indiana University's School of Informatics, has discovered a security flaw associated a number of big-name commercial extensions to the Firefox Web browser.
linux-tip.net: As I have explained earlier, there are different ways to connect to remote servers or workstations. You can use NoMachine’s NX server or the GPL solution called FreeNX. Other tools like RealVNC or VNC provide remote control software which lets you see and interact with desktop applications across the network.
Also: Howto set up a proper KDE look for GTK (Gnome) Applications
linux.com: They're in ur Intarwebs, creating a programming language. The attack of the lolcats has spilled over to programming, with LOLCODE, a language based on the mangled grammar of lolcats. Pull up a buckit and I'll help wif ur understanding of LOLCODE.
Say you have a nasty application on your Apache webserver that has been installed by some people from the marketing department and you can neither remove nor patch it. Maybe it is a time problem, a lack of know-how, a lack of source-code, or possibly even political reasons. Consequently you need to protect it without touching it. There is ModSecurity, but they say this is only for experts. A straightforward alternative is Remo, a graphical rule editor for ModSecurity that comes with a whitelist approach.
blogs.ittoolbox.com: Some files in Linux are named so cryptically that you have no way of working or even guessing what at they do. There a range of files and maybe directories that start with ld.so in the /etc directory that fall into this category. I intend to explain these files and directories and show how to use them.
seattlepi blog: Microsoft has brought someone aboard to serve as its "Director of Linux Interoperability" and head up the Microsoft/Novell Interoperability Lab -- and his name will be familiar to people in the open-source community.
mybroadband.co.za: Duncan McLeod spoke to software billionaire Mark Shuttleworth last week about his Ubuntu Linux deal with Dell, the Microsoft software patent fracas, and his desire to return to live in SA. This is an edited extract.