Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
netrunner-mag.com: Cinnamon is a Linux only desktop environment, and it will run happily as long as you have some form of Linux beating under the hood. Technically, it ought to run on any UNIX-like operating system, graced with the X Windows or similar, but for now, the availability is limited.
datamation.com: In any given week, I am likely to use two or three Linux desktop environments. Partly, I switch so often to keep up to date. But the main reason is that, whatever environment I am using, I soon become aware of its shortcomings and start thinking of another's advantages.
mylinuxrig.com: Jorge’s a cool guy. He’s passionate about Ubuntu, Linux, and the user experience. All of that comes through very strongly in his interview.
unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: Opera deserves plenty of credit for being accessible to Linux users. The Opera download page provides a long list of Linux distributions for downloading the correct software package. In addition, Opera is almost always up-to-date in the Linux repositories.
lwn.net: Lennart Poettering posted a message to the systemd-devel mailing list that outlines some changes coming. It refers to an earlier message that started describing differences coming in the kernel's control group (cgroup) implementation and their effects on systemd.
techponder.wordpress: The greatest need for improving the manageability of Linux systems is to provide a standard programming interface – an API – for system management functions.
afaikblog.wordpress: Everyone’s favourite UX polish extravaganza is back for another round. For the next months we will be targeting a host of bugs that will add polish and finesse to the GNOME 3 user experience.
itwire.com: MariaDB founder Ulf Michael "Monty" Widenius says that Oracle has failed to make a success of MySQL because the company doesn't understand open source. "It's not in their blood."
mariadb.org: It has recently been brought to our attention that the MySQL man pages have been relicensed. The change was made rather silently going from MySQL 5.5.30 to MySQL 5.5.31.
phoronix.com: The D programming language continues to advance and show signs of promise as a high-quality computer programming language that may eventually prove competition for C.
linuxuser.co.uk: Google Reader is on its way out, so what’s the best way to keep your feeds organised client side?
worldofgnome.org: The most significant change Nautilus 3.9.3 brings, is the port of Nautilus Sidebar in GtkPlacesSidebar Widget (Removal of nautilus-places-sidebar.c).
h-online.com: Red Hat has stated that no decisions have been made in a choice between MySQL and MariaDB as the "default database" in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7). In various media reports over the weekend, it was claimed that Red Hat had decided to "ditch MySQL."
Also: Red Hat rallied ahead of tomorrow's FQ1 report