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|Story||Trisquel 6.0 Review: High performing and elegant||srlinuxx||20/03/2013 - 1:35am|
|Story||Python Settles Trademark Dispute||srlinuxx||20/03/2013 - 1:18am|
|Story||Simple QML vs EFL comparison||srlinuxx||20/03/2013 - 1:15am|
|Story||Computers almost self-aware, scientist says||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 10:21pm|
|Story||10 things to do after installing openSUSE 12.3||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 10:19pm|
|Story||Everyday Linux User Review of SLAX||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 10:16pm|
|Story||Ubuntu, openSUSE and the Definition of Easy||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 8:06pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 5:30pm|
|Poll||Fav Distro, Spring '13||srlinuxx||1||19/03/2013 - 3:44pm|
|Story||GNOME 3.10 Might Be Ported to Wayland||srlinuxx||19/03/2013 - 1:34am|
informationweek blogs: Remember the 1980s worries about how the "forking" of Unix could hurt that operating system's chances for adoption? That was nothing compared to the mess we've got today with Linux.
seopher: In a mildly childish attempt at putting the popularity of Ubuntu into real context, I've enlisted the help of Google trends to benchmark searches for "Ubuntu" against other words. Mindless spam or important sociological experiment?
LWN: It appears that former openSUSE manager Andreas Jaeger has been promoted within Novell, so the management of the openSUSE distribution has been passed to Stephan Kulow.
Paul Cutler: GUADEC, the annual GNOME user and developer conference, is in full swing in England right now. One of my favorite times of the year as a GNOME user, all the GNOME developers get together and blog about all the cool stuff they’re working on, or want to be working on.
Dana Blankenhorn: I am constantly amused at how people try to apply the metrics of proprietary software to open source. This can even happen within open source companies.
nixcraft: CentOS / Fedora Core / RHEL 5 uses yum for software management. Yum allows you to add a new repository as a source to install binary software.
softpedia: Not yet in its final version, Freespire 2.0 is a Ubuntu-based Linux operating system that combines the best that free, open source software has to offer. It provides users with the choice of including proprietary drivers, codecs and applications as they see fit.
Random: I was surfing the net when my brother asked me to print something for school. It occurred to me that I had forgotten to install my printer when I was setting everything up. I had to reboot into XP for him.
smbedge.com: Novell announced today the launch of the Asia Pacific chapter of the Novell Linux Champions Club, following the success of the Champions Club in Europe. The objective of the Club is to build a community of Linux proponents among Novell’s strategic partners and their partners, eventually creating a Linux-friendly ecosystem in Asia Pacific.
kdedevelopers: Some weeks ago KOffice alpha1 got tagged; but some balls were dropped and it never was uploaded to the ftp site. The good news is that even more new cool stuff is visible in the KOffice Alpha2 which will probably come out end of August.
zdnet (techrepublic): Mozilla Firefox, now in release 2.0, has made huge advancements in Web browsing. Tabbed browsing and anti-phishing protection are its most visible improvements. Other features can be added into the browser through extensions, making this browser do more of users' bidding.
Also: Firefox 126.96.36.199 On Mirrors
kernelTRAP: Updating the pluggable scheduler patches for the 2.6.22 kernel, Peter Williams noted, "probably the last one now that CFS is in the main line". CFS author Ingo Molnar asked, "why is CFS in mainline a problem?
Press Release: New open source movie project aims to create a full community of users who collaborate in the creation and execution of a short science-fiction film titled Jathia's Wager, from writing and editing the script to choosing the cast.
All About Linux: One of the best things that has happened to Linux enthusisasts the world over is the confluence of two big players one in the Linux arena (Ubuntu aka Canonical) and the other in the PC hardware space (Dell). And the end users have already started reaping the benefits.
MemCached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. In this article I explain how you can very easily install it and make it avaible in PHP.
linux.com: If you still visit Usenet or occasionally participate in its discussions and newsgroups, you can get by with Linux newsgroup readers that are integrated into browsers or email clients such as Thunderbird, Evolution, and the Opera Web browser. But if you're an advanced user who wants a more feature-rich newsreader, you need Pan.
lxpages: A large percentage of small to medium sized websites depend on Mysql server to support their db infrastructure. Working with it is as easy is saying it and for some reason there are numerous web and non-web administration software written specifically to manage a Mysql server and sites running on it. This article lists quite a few of them which you may find useful.
Also: screen-message: use your screen to communicate
RedmondDeveloper News: RDN's Executive Editor, Features Jeffrey Schwartz talked about the Microsoft-Novell deal with Justin Steinman, Novell's director of product marketing for Linux and open platform solutions, at TecháEd. Steinman was involved in negotiating the terms of the deal and offers his insights on Microsoft's actions, the impact of the agreements on Linux development and more.
Rob Enderle: I was fascinated with the responses I got around the Web on my observation that open source interest, according to the OEMs I’ve spoken to recently, is dropping. These responses seemed to be attempting to FUD my post, which in itself is ironic.
builder.au: In the wake of Apple's purchase of CUPS, there is a simple lesson to take away -- if you are a developer committed to open source and you wish for your contributions to always remain open, do not reassign copyright to an external party.