06.29.08

Links 29/06/2008: Grou.ps Adopts AGPL; Blizzard Experiments with GNU/Linux

Posted in News Roundup at 4:15 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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  • Adios, Windows XP!

    Ladies and gentleman, Windows XP is dead.

    Say goodbye to annoying pop up balloons, and say hello to Ubuntu!

    Sure, I am sad about the departure of Windows XP, but this just gives me more reason to transition to Linux.

  • Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex” Alpha 1 [Screenshots]

    One of the first things to notice about Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 1 is its new theme. Originally, Ubuntu 8.04 was supposed to introduce a (much-anticipated) new default theme for Ubuntu, but that was pushed back into Intrepid Ibex.

  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Best. Linux Distro. Ever? Ubuntu Studio 8.04
  • Biggest Contender In Mobile Space: Ubuntu MID

    Ubuntu MID is finger friendly, with no stylus needed. You drive Ubuntu MID with touch. Simply tap the screen or drag a finger to make gestures for intuitive navigation and control. All you will need is to tap an application with your finger to launch it, and tap menus and buttons to use them or swipe a Web page to pan up, down or sideways. Playing on a mobile device was never that much fun as here you can also swipe a video, photo, song or thumbnail page to move to the next or the previous one.

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  1. ZiggyFish said,

    June 29, 2008 at 5:19 pm

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    I like this quote from ‘Open-Source Reshaping the Software Industry’ article:

    Microsoft’s biggest fear must be the Googles of the world … It still has no clue how to use free software to create more free software, while offering proprietary service on top of that software. It still believes it has to build everything itself.

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