blog.eracc.com: To date Intuit has failed to create desktop GNU/Linux versions of Quicken and QuickBooks. The “experts” tout this as a show stopper keeping people from switching from Microsoft. There is no reason it should stop everyone.
blog.ibeentoubuntu: I'm not excited about where Gnome 3.0 is going. I don't oppose the project. I think they should instead evolve the WIMP model to make it better. With that in mind, here are some up-and-coming projects that I think Gnome should consider mentoring for inclusion.
enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: GNU Screen is a terminal multiplexer program that Linux folk have used for ages. It allows you to turn one terminal into many, and run processes even after logging out. In this article we will give a brief overview.
blogs.zdnet.com: Google has released Chrome 2.0. The speed-demon browser gets an additional kick of speed, a few more features, and a load of bug fixes.
jaboutboul.blogspot: Where would we be without sound? When Fedora 11 lands, along with it will land a number of enhancements to the sound subsystem. I recently caught up with Lennart Poettering. Here's what he had to say about the upcoming improvements and what the future holds:
stefanoforenza.com: I’ve been warned by Jason Taylor that a new release of EarCandy is pretty much ready and, well, it looks awesome !
h-online.com: Version 2.5.6 of the cross-platform open source instant messaging client Pidgin, formerly named Gaim, fixes several security vulnerabilities.
reuters.com: Opera Software ASA chief executive Jon von Tetzchner hopes the Norwegian firm, known for its mobile browser, will stay independent despite major industry players increasing focus on the sector.
linuxplanet.com: One of the best ways to try out a new Linux distribution is to download a bootable ISO or USB image file and give it a quick spin. VMware added another option. With that introduction came the flood of new Linux-based appliances targeted at the VMware environment.
tuxradar.com: KDE, Gnome, OpenOffice.org and Firefox - all great software, and all powerful proponents of the free software software movement. But there are thousands of other applications out there that are worth trying. Here's the next 50 great apps!