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|Story||Wireless Aside, Cr OS Linux Delivers the Best of Two Worlds||srlinuxx||11/09/2013 - 3:32pm|
|Blog entry||Why is Security not Turned on by Default?||fieldyweb||10/09/2013 - 7:36pm|
|Story||‘Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs’ Linux Review||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 11:19pm|
|Story||Fedora Wayland update||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 11:16pm|
|Story||Intel Says No to Ubuntu's New Display Server||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 11:14pm|
|Story||The real problem blocking Linux support for apps and games||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 10:08pm|
|Story||Making the ultimate creative content OS from bits of Windows, Mac, and Linux||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 10:07pm|
|Story||Good Features For The Linux 3.12 Kernel||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 10:05pm|
|Story||Best KDE distro of 2013||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 10:04pm|
|Story||Red Hat To Oracle: Have You Tried Free?||srlinuxx||09/09/2013 - 10:00pm|
phoronix: After a very slow summer, NVIDIA has finally rolled out an updated Linux proprietary display driver. The release highlights are quite extensive. For those using Compiz, Beryl, or Compiz Fusion will be pleased to know that there is improved GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap out-of-memory handling.
cybernet: When Flock 0.9 launched it was a pretty big overhaul, and now their next big milestone is Flock 1.0 which currently has a vague release date of Fall 2007. Honestly this is the dream browser.
Also: Flock: Social Network Aggregator?
desktoplinux: The One Laptop per Child's XO, better known as the $100 laptop, gets most of the headlines but NComputing is showing in Macedonia, with its Ubuntu Linux based servers and virtual PC terminals, that there's more than one way to get inexpensive Linux desktops into students' hands.
Dana Blankenhorn: IBM’s debut of its homegrown open source version of OpenOffice without e-mail or collaboration features is not surprising but nevertheless disappointing.
scitech.teambio.org: I’ve been experimenting with Ubuntu (Feisty) for about the last two months. In previous posts, I’ve written how pleased I was. Here are my honest observations about my day with Ubuntu at work.
freesoftware mag: Apparently I’ve been living under a rock, because I only recently found out about the Blender project’s free and open source short movie, Elephants Dream.
tectonic: Mandriva Linux today announced a deal with the National Commission for Information Technology (CNTI) in Angola to provide technology solutions, training and consulting services in the African country.
linux.com: A musical notation system for KOffice, a cross-platform kiosk browser, a help system editor for GNOME -- these are just a few of the projects completed in this year's Google Summer of Code (SOC) event, during which Google paid students to work on free and open source software projects. The innovations in this third year appear to have enriched the experience for participants, but not affected the project completion rate.
linux.com: Although the idea of using an application to manage your personal finances makes a lot of sense, not all of us have the time and patience to learn all the intricacies of tools like GnuCash or Money Manager Ex. If that sounds like you, try Buddi, probably the easiest to use personal finance manager out there.
FOSSwire: Jacob took a look at standalone GTK-based password remembering tool GPass recently, and if you’re not on KDE that is a very useful tool. KDE users however have a built in architecture called KWallet.
steelgryphon.com: We’re close to shipping Gran Paradiso Alpha 8, and we have a handful of features that still have yet to see the light of day. These will for the most part come into the M9 release, but as we were technically feature frozen we’re going to declare them up front as exceptions.
vertito.blogspot: Nero Linux is a flexible application, which supports all important features of Nero Burning ROM on Linux Systems. For die-hard Nero burning software fans, Nero burning software also comes in Linux.
synergymx.com: In this latest preview release of Lighting for Thunderbird the UI has been overhauled extensively. The three column layout is not part of the build. In the past the UI was just two columns, with the calendar covering up valuable email folder real estate with calendar stuff. This has been rethought and now the calendar is in its own column on the right - much like Outlook 2007.
Also: Top 9 Things Thunderbird Will Need to ‘Make It’
c|net: Them's fightin' words! That was my reaction when later last night I got the official Microsoft comment on my story about the Mozilla Foundation pumping new energy and funding into development of the Thunderbird e-mail software.
tombuntu: Once you start installing new GTK themes in Ubuntu, you will notice that applications that run as root, such as the Synaptic Package Manager, look unthemed and ugly.
Also: The Community Unofficial Ubuntu Names Tome
zdnet blogs: Even as its pushes the OpenDocument Format, OpenOffice.org — and new member IBM — are trying to deliver better compatibility with Microsoft Office. Good idea.
desktoplinux: In July, Mozilla executives admitted that they weren't quite sure what to do with Thunderbird, the open-source e-mail client, since Firefox, the popular open-source Web browser, demanded most of the company's attention. On Sept. 17, Mozilla announced that it had decided to spin Thunderbird off into a company of its own: MailCo.
Also: Firefox 22.214.171.124 on Mirrors
adtmag.com: REAL Software has upgraded its alternative to Microsoft Visual Basic, and added support for Linux OS Ubuntu version 6.06. The new REALbasic 2007 Release 4 is a programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) that allows programmers to write true cross-platform applications in a language similar to Microsoft Visual Basic 6.
I welcome you to another edition of Compiz Fusion Community News. This week, we had some very obvious changes to our web infrastructure (hint, compiz-fusion.org) and some interesting additions to the code of compiz fusion.
Vincent Danen: RPM (the Red Hat Package manager) is the most widely-used package manager on Linux systems. One of RPM’s strengths is the variety of options it provides to verify file information, reset file information, and so on.