07.22.08

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Links 22/07/2008: GNU/Linux in Macedonian Schools, Debian 5.0 (Lenny) Approaching

Posted in News Roundup at 3:57 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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  • Macedonia and Ubuntu

    Two years later, in 2007, Macedonia became one of the few countries to roll out, en masse, Ubuntu throughout the educational system.

  • We Want A Dead Simple Web Tablet For $200. Help Us Build It.
  • IBM nears a decade of Linux and open source

    After nearly a decade of active involvement in open source, IBM’s commitment to Linux is broad and deep, said Inna Kuznetsova, the director of IBM Linux strategy &ndash. This vision of IBM’s rapport with Linux is shared by most, but not all, IBM observers.

  • Kernel Log: No unstable series; Linux 2008.7; dealing with security fixes

    He does not want to simply drop the 2.6 prefix – he and others do not like such high version numbers. That is why he is considering a model that roughly corresponds to the year and month – Linux 2.6.26 might then be called 2008.7.

  • Ubuntu for business

    IT’S shaping up to be an exciting year for Ubuntu, the Linux distribution that can knock the socks off Windows Vista and free your company from expensive software licenses.

  • Debian Project News – July 21st, 2008

    Luk Claes sent a release update regarding the upcoming stable release Debian 5.0 Lenny. An important part is, that starting with next week, the transition of packages from the unstable to the testing branch will be frozen to concentrate on: fixing the remaining bugs.

  • Killing the Desktop Metaphor with GNOME

    The desktop metaphor as we typically know it reproduces some of the concepts of the real world, which brings its share of drawbacks. While GNOME still uses this metaphor by default, we can, however, customize it to fulfill more efficiently the needs of the increasingly complex information flow that we experience on a daily basis.

  • what is KDE?

    whenever people ask me that question, I have trouble answering. what is KDE? it’s not just a desktop environment any more, not by a long shot. it’s a whole universe of software projects (one of which is a desktop environment).

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Standards, Monopolies

Censorship Laws Via the “War on Child Porn” Excuse/Lie

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