Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
wsj.com: The co-editor of Boing Boing, novelist and fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation shares his tools for circumventing censorship in airports, easing back pain and sparking the curiosity of his 5-year-old daughter
zdnet.com: Telstra has said that it is looking beyond iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry to Firefox and Ubuntu for future phones.
larrythefreesoftwareguy: After a losing a long bout with insomnia early Thursday morning, I started to looking at different Internet memes and matched them with — how can I put this mildly? — a current annoyance in the FOSS world known as the Indiegogo campaign for Ubuntu Edge.
myubuntublog.com: When people hear the term Ubuntu they now instantly think of Unity. The Unity desktop has its fans and it has its detractors. The Unity desktop isn’t overly customisable whereas Xubuntu’s XFCE desktop is probably the most customisable desktop environment available.
omgubuntu.co.uk: Canonical’s CEO spoke of her excitement and appreciation at the support that’s behind the Ubuntu Edge campaign.
Also: Canonical Lowers the Price of Ubuntu Edge with New Perk
And: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 326
sophos.com: That's supposed to be Tux, the penguin mascot of Linux, waving an AK-like assault weapon in his flippers. By now, the day after the attack, there's just a breach alert holding page put up by Canonical. It's hard to imagine what the hackers hoped to achieve.
vizzzion.org: One of the things that we have been discussing at length in the past few months is the graphics stack in Kubuntu, and how we’re working towards having Plasma Workspaces 2 running on top of Kubuntu-next and Kubuntu-next-next(-next). In this article, I will explain the strategy we have laid out for a smooth transition.
datamation.com: Kubuntu offers many of the same features as Ubuntu, but uses the KDE desktop instead of Unity.
mybroadband.co.za: The High Court in Pretoria’s decision to declare certain sections of the Currency and Exchanges Act unconstitutional opens a door for a parliamentary review of the country’s “antiquated” exchange control system, the DA said on Sunday.
Also: Canonical Removes Ubuntu Edge Teaser Timer Following Leak
And: Notice of security breach on Ubuntu Forums site
zdnet.com: Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu operating system, has suffered a massive data breach on its forums. All usernames, passwords, and email addresses were stolen.