gnome.org/seth: I am stoked to be designing a Gnome that kicks ass for hackers too. McCann is right: the ‘choice‘ between design for office monkeys and hacking monkeys is a false dichotomy.
arstechnica.com: Streaming video websites like YouTube face growing pressure from consumers to provide support for native standards-based Web video playback. The HTML5 video element provides the necessary functionality to build robust Web media players without having to depend on proprietary plugins, but the browser vendors have not been able to build a consensus around a video codec.
mynitor.com: If you’re a command line freak, you’ve probably use expr for common math calculations but did you know that the bc command allows you to do similar math calculations and is more powerful when it comes to bigger calculations?
ostatic.com/blog: It wasn't that long ago that it was impossible to find good, free open source tools for working with and viewing video. Now that video runs rampant on the web, though, there are a whole lot of applications worth getting.
reviewglitz.com: KDE is a nice desktop manager for linux operating systems. KDE usually comes with almost everything you might need. But have you ever dreamed if you could make your kde better, smarter and powerful with more amazing applications? Here are a few.
itwriting.com: The latest salvo in the Adobe Flash wars comes from the Free Software Foundation, in an open letter to Google. One thing the FSF misses is that Apple’s stance has not only “pushed web developers to make Flash-free alternatives of their pages”. It has also pushed developers into making Apple-specific apps as an alternative to web pages – which to my mind is unfortunate.
If you believe Steve Jobs and an army of Apple apologists, Flash is the very scourge of the web — with sloppy, buggy code that no turtleneck-wearing cappuccino-sipping Mac fan in their right mind would want any part of.
On the other hand, Flash-based games on the web are pretty fun…
everyjoe.com: I just read an article about the top five Linux media players. Each media player mentioned in the article has its own strengths and weaknesses. And then when I got to the part of the comments, quite a number them asking the writer why was mplayer not included?
apachelog.blogspot: Yesterday evening at 20:45 (UTC+1) I decide to do a good deed and help Mamarok help a Kubuntu user getting his system fixed. The symptoms sound quite familiar (apparently there also have been quite some cases of this): login doesn't work, get thrown back to KDM. OH MY!
linux.com: The GNU Project has provided dozens of useful utilities that you can find on almost every major Linux system, but many new Linux users have no idea where to start to learn these handy utilities.