Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
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thelinuxexperiment.com: I live with Kayla, and had to jump in to help resolve an enraging problem we ran into on the Kubuntu installation with KDE, PulseAudio and the undesirable experience of not having sound in applications.
beginlinux.com: I recently starting using Bittorrent Sync, a new alternative to Dropbox and Google Drive that does not put a copy of your files on a central server. Instead, your files are synchronized between your devices using the peer-to-peer Bittorrent protocol. Bittorrent seems to be secure, is very fast, but, unfortunately, Bittorrent Sync is not open source.
gnome.org: the latest development update before our planned freezes and beta release for GNOME 3.1o is finally available.
And: GNOME 3.9.5 Screenshots
makeuseof.com: Any Linux user will tell you that a good text editor is a vital component of a computer system, no matter if you’re a new user or a seasoned pro. kate, KDE‘s default text editor, and gedit, Gnome‘s default text editor, are powerful tools that can get the job done and then some. However, if you’re making the all-important decision of which desktop environment you want to use, taking a look at all of the related applications is a given.
linux.com: It's a challenge in today's heterogeneous computing world of multiple stacks and multiple hardware environments. "Dependency hell" is just one possible result, in the words of PaaS provider dotCloud, as applications get deployed across different hardware environments, including public, private and virtualized servers.
gnome.org: Opening GUADEC 2013 today, Karen Sandler, GNOME Executive Director, announced that the Linux Foundation has become the latest member of GNOME's Advisory Board.
theregister.co.uk: It might be dubbed "unbreakable", but Oracle’s Unbreakable Linux website is certainly stoppable.
datamation.com: Nobody has noticed until now, but sometime in the first months of 2013, the Linux desktop slipped into a new era. So far, though, the characteristics of that era have been haphazardly defined—when they have been defined at all.
opensource.com: This is a short list of my favorite graphical text editors for Linux that can be classified as IDE (integrated development environment). Here, I give the pros and cons of working with the following:
junauza.com: Though we can't help you with the writing part, we can definitely suggest some tools that will help you better organize your manuscript. These tools, which work perfectly on Linux, let you write your novel, organize it, and then format it according to publishing standards.
things-linux.blogspot: In my last article I described how to set up a Raspberry Pi as a network attached storage (NAS) device and UPnP media server. By the time I was done with that project I was so impressed with the power and flexibility of the Pi that I decided to order another unit and set it up to replace my Linux Mint-based home entertainment system computer.
dgsiegel.net: i have been active in the gnome project for a long time. over the years, i have seen and heard a lot of criticism and praise, but there is one thing i never quite understood. people were always complaining if a feature was removed. sometimes, that specific feature was replaced by something better, sometimes the feature had been evolved and sometimes that feature was dropped.
linux.com: In less than two years the Raspberry Pi has sold more than 1 million units and become widely used and adored among DIY hackers and embedded professionals alike. It began in 2006 as a modest idea to provide a low-cost educational computer for students to tinker with. Now the $25 Linux-based single-board computer is the basis for all kinds of gadgets.