techcrunch.com: It was so close I could taste it. Two weeks ago we were ready to publicly launch the CrunchPad. The device was stable enough for a demo. And then the entire project self destructed over nothing more than greed, jealousy and miscommunication.
daniweb.com: I was talking with my friend, Jason Perlow, yesterday and he told me that I should back off of the free software rants because he feels that I'm entering the gray edges of freakdom. We laughed about it but it made me think: When does a strong belief in something become extremism?
mairin.wordpress: I recently got a Kodak zi8 video recorder. It works great in Fedora 12 so I was inspired to create a 15-minute video highlighting five fun things in Fedora 12.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Kubuntu Netbook Edition 9.10
- News: FreeBSD 8.0 features, Mandriva community spins and Cooker changes, Debian "Sqeeze" freeze target, Ubuntu Netbook Remix optimisation tips
- Questions and answers: Office suites
- Released last week: FreeBSD 8.0, Linux Mint 8
- Upcoming releases: openSUSE 11.3 roadmap
- New additions: Zencafe GNU/Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linux.bihlman.com: The purpose of this article is to give answers to some basic questions common people may have about Linux.
techradar.com: Mainstream Linux distro developers have to make decisions that affect thousands of potential users. Should they include or remove a particular package? Should they apply a patch that may break compatibility with older machines?
beginlinux.wordpress: Besides its outstanding mint green graphical setup, the Ubuntu-based Linux Mint includes Mint specific tools such as MintInstall, MintBackup, MintUpdate and others. Linux Mint 8 was just released yesterday and it includes some great new features worth looking into.
foogazi.com: The gift giving season is right around the corner and if you have any geeky relatives or friends, then this list of Linux books to buy for Christmas is a good reference. Click each image to find out more.
online-tech-tips.com: Gaming in Linux has picked up since the advancement of WINE and Cedega that emulates Windows in Linux. Still hardware is a deciding factor if you want to play games in Linux.
linuxmint.com: The team is proud to announce the stable release of Linux Mint 8 Helena. The 8th release of Linux Mint comes with numerous bug fixes and a lot of improvements. In particular Linux Mint 8 comes with support for OEM installs and a brand new Upload Manager.