technologytales.com: For a Linux distribution that focuses on user friendliness, it does surprise me that Linux Mint offers no seamless upgrade path.
ostatic.com: In an interesting column, PCMag.com's John Dvorak argues that Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system should be free. He writes:
linuxjournal.com: 700MHz processor, 256MB of RAM. It doesn't seem that long ago since I was running a desktop PC like that. However, these are the specs of a new keyring-sized computer to be released by a UK not for profit company.
dwasifar.com: So this weekend, because I apparently have nothing better to do, I installed the new Linux Mint 11 (Katya) on one of my test machines.
- The Linux 3.0 Kernel Will... Reboot Better?
pcmag.com: But there have been signs of life here at Computex 2011, beginning with Asus's launch of the EeePC X101. And now there's the Lenovo Ideapad S100, which was spotted in the wild running a version of MeeGo that's actually usable. Let's take a closer look.
ostatic.com: Kororaa 14 was released today by Christopher Smart. Chris Smart first introduced his Kororaa Linux distribution in 2005, but it fell out of development in 2006/2007. Last Christmas Smart announced that development had restarted on Kororaa and today the first stable release was unveiled.
pedrocr.net: After building the infrastructure to analyse the code in an Ubuntu release I decided to satisfy a simple curiosity and figure out how much GNU software is actually part of a modern distribution.
usalug-org.blogspot: As proof of how flexible MEPIS has been, antiX has been in existence over five years now and it has three derivatives (or "flavors") of its own.
theregister.co.uk: For years, open-source advocates – including me – have demanded greater open-source contributions from the world's largest beneficiaries, from Google to Morgan Stanley and the US Department of Defense. Now Amazon is on the firing line for not giving back commensurate with the benefits it receives from various open-source communities, and the thinking behind the arguments are as wrong-headed as they ever were.