- Dell Inspiron 910 netbook running Ubuntu spotted
- Netbook Prices Are Now Falling
- IT needs to retool tech workers for Linux growth
Are there enough Linux experts to go around? Here’s an interesting article in ComputerWorld from this week: “Linux unchained.” Author Mary Pratt investigates the claim that Linux growth is outstripping the supply of actual Linux-proficient techs.
- In defense of Ubuntu
- Oops! I Fixed the Linux Kernel
When Linux crashes, users don’t get a Blue Screen like they do on Windows. Instead, Linux generates an “oops” — a crash signature that can help developers to figure out what went wrong.
- Ubuntu Love Day Manila 2008
The Ubuntu Philippines Local Community Team (Ubuntu-PH), in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Diliman Department of Computer Science, invite you to a day of sharing experiences, learning, and meeting fellow enthusiasts involved in the hottest GNU/Linux distribution that hit mainstream computing – Ubuntu!
- Skegness Grammar School, using GNU/Linux and thin-clients across the school
Garry Saddington is ICT co-ordinator at Skegness Grammar School. It is a specialist sports college and a specialist maths and computing college with nearly 800 pupils, and has a boarding provision for around 60. Alistair Crust is responsible for serving the technology needs of the Skegness Grammar School community. All the school’s 180 curriculum computers run GNU/Linux. These run as thin-clients using the Linux Terminal Server Project, which uses low power clients with most of the processing being done on fewer, more powerful, servers.
- taskit: energy-saving Linux embedded PC
- Intel Previews Next-Gen Classmate PC
- Wind River and Intel Team on Mobile Internet Device
- Cubans prefer Linux to sex
Pingdom also wonders why, within the US, the strongest Linux interest is in Utah. A lot of readers have pointed out the obvious answer – Novell and SCO are based there, and there’s a strong community of Novell-related companies.
- An Inside look at Debian — Chatting with DPL Steve McIntyre
Down in Argentina I grabbed some time with Steve McIntyre, Debian’s 11th project leader since its founding 15 years ago. Steve has been on the job since April of this year and I checked in to see how it was going.
- AntiX 7.5 is Now Available
Anti and MEPIS announce the release of antiX MEPIS 7.5, “Toussaint Louverture”
- What is Top 10 of Ubuntu-based Linux Distributions
I want to know what is the top 10 of Ubuntu-based Linux Distributions shown in the following list. VnTutor Blog help me really to explore Ubuntu World.
- Top Five Linux Distros
- Dell/Ubuntu Inspiron 1525 Review
For less than $750, this is a fantastic laptop. I’m very happy with it. My other choice was an IBM Thinkpad T61, but I’m glad I went with the Dell. I’ve only had the laptop about 5 days now, but it’s performed flawlessly for my needs. I think the Dell/Ubuntu laptops are a great combination.
- Mint Linux, working straight out of the box
- 5 Least Popular Desktop Environments for Linux
KDE, GNOME, and Xfce are without doubt the most well-known desktop environments for Linux at the moment. They are utilized by majority of Linux Distributions simply because they are very much stable and usable. But did you know that there are other capable Free and Open-source desktop environments that you probably haven’t heard of?
- 5 Most Underrated Linux Apps
- Mozilla: Web apps faster with Firefox 3.1
- Editor’s Note: FOSS Is More Valuable Than $60 Billion
- Software Freedom Day – huh?
So if you’re new to open source, Software Freedom Day celebrates a philosophical movement which values collaboration, community and transparency. It benefits the public good and ensures basic human freedoms are strengthened by technology, not hampered.
- Sun’s OMS Video codec project is a means to an end
I see evidence of the FUD campaign that Glidden describes whenever I read the discussion threads attached to news story about codecs: Fear that developers (or even users) will get sued for patent infringement. Uncertainty about what patents exist and whether it is even possible to know. Doubt that new ideas or patent-unencumbered ideas could ever match the patented, for-profit products.
- Open Source You Can Use, August ’08 Edition
- Build your own cloud with open source
- Sol Katz Award for Geospatial Free and Open Source Software – Call for Nominations
- 12 Resources for Free Open Source Tutorials and Tools
- FLA for KDE .. WEE!
- [FSFE PR][EN] FSFE welcomes KDE’s adoption of the Fiduciary Licence Agreement (FLA)
- Between Akademy and Feature Freeze
- Vote-Dropping Software Bug Could Gum Up Elections
- Our writing is now complete!
- Timber! (More on Number 10’s website)
- DNS poisoners hijack typo domains
- British authorities lost memory stick containing information about dangerous criminals
- Xbox 360 slapped back down in Japan
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Activist Larry Cafiero drums up support for LIndependence 2008 at a farmers market in Felton, California 02 (2008)
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