- Mandriva Linux on my Acer Aspire 7220
- Linux Contest That You Can Win
- Ultamatix may be a worthy successor to Automatix for new Ubuntu and Debian users
The real value of Ultamatix is in making the Linux experience easier for new users, and any steps taken to ease the transition into the Linux world is definitely welcome.
- An Introduction to AIR
- Why sharing matters more than marketshare to GNU/Linux
In a recent article, Ryan Cartwright argued that free software isn’t playing the “same game” as proprietary software is. He’s right—but that begs the question: what game is GNU/Linux playing?
- Sylvania g Meso Notebook
- A Bigger Mini-Computer from Asus
- Elonex Webbook notebook review
- How Dell and System76’s Ubuntu Machines Stack Up to Their Mac Counterparts
So is the idea that Ubuntu machines give more bang for the buck than Mac machines a myth? It depends, but for the most part, no. The mini machines and the low-end laptops were about the same price, especially when you add in the $129 operating system.
- 20 Most Nimble and Simple X Window Managers for Linux
One of the best ways to speed up your Linux desktop is to utilize an ultra-lightweight window manager. To all speed-conscious techies, minimalist lovers, and to those who are still hoping to revive their ageing computer hardware, let me introduce you to the 20 most nimble and simple X window managers for Linux.
- 10 icons sets to customize your GNU/Linux desktop
Some days ago, I wrote a post about 30 gnome themes to enhance your Ubuntu desktop. In order to make one more step in Linux desktop customization, here is a list of 10 very cool icons sets for your Linux desktop.
- Stable kernels 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52
- Kernel Log : Tux3 file system announced, X.org updates
- Linux Foundation End User Collaboration Summit
- New Linux Foundation Meeting for End-Users
- LinuxWorld hopes to make mobile news
- Open Source Conference: Open Source World Conference 2008, Malaga 20-22 October
- Open Source Conference: Profoss Open Source ERP events
- 12 Hot Products To See At LinuxWorld
- Installfest for Schools at LinuxWorld
- Join LinuxQuestions.org at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo
- How Open Source Is Your Open Source?
- Open Source is not about freedom, nor is it about licenses.
- When software protection is good for FOSS
In many ways I wish it could be the single solution that brings software piracy to a grinding halt – not because it’s better to be honest and pay for all your proprietary software (which it is, so don’t pirate software), or videos, or songs – but because I want to see open source succeed. However, software piracy is one of open source’s biggest enemies, and few people realize that.
- Open-source suppliers make Becta’s shortlist
…Sirius Corporation and LinuxIT are thought to be among 21 firms invited to tender for the approved supplier catalogue, worth a potential £80m over four years.
Submissions for the final round have to be in before 13 August. The final list of up to 10 suppliers will be unveiled in October.
- New version of Centre open source SIS released
- Free for All: Open Source Software
- [FSF] Free Software Supporter Issue 6 – August 2008
- Sun To Open Source Java System Web Server and Web Proxy Technologies
- Sun: MySQL 5.1 Open-Source Database GA Near
- LinkedIn chooses MySQL Enterprise
- Free software centre likely by December
In order to achieve this, M. Arun, secretary, Free Software Foundation of India and coordinator, Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment (SPACE), has been appointed its ‘special officer.’ The Centre will be located in Thiruvananthapuram.
- Open chaos meets open source on Kolkata roads
The Rs 25-crore project, using Red Hat Linux operating system, will incorporate a digital map with detailed GIS or geographical information system of the city and even the emergency number 100, giving the police an exact fix on the caller’s location and identity.
- Yo Frankie! Looking Good Yo
- Free Culture Gaming – 1st game night Saturday 8pm EDT
- Irrational publishing and recursive publics
- Get your music free at Jamendo
- Yahoo Holders Re-Elect Board; Yang Gets 85% of Votes
- What if Apple stopped issuing DRM keys?
- EFF Offers New Tool To Test ISP Interference
- Open the Windows; the Stench is Unbearable
- Microsoft has serious plans to do away with Windows