- Moving from Mac to Ubuntu: Why I’m switching
Why I’m leaving Mac
1. Crap file management.The Finder doesn’t work for me. No location bar
and no tree strucure side panel makes it difficult to navigate folders and
move files around the way I want to.
- Why Switch to Linux?
- Linux 2.6.27-rc5
Another week (my weeks do seem to be eight days, don’t they? Very odd), another -rc.
- Parlez-vous le Linux?
Not only do the French have a different word for everything, they also have a strong Open Source leadership position. The French have done much to foster the growth and acceptance of Open Source software–especially Linux. The Mandriva Linux distribution was born and raised in France (now in its 10th year), the French government offers tax incentives to encourage more Open Source development, and more 175,000 memory sticks with Open Source software were given to Parisian high school students last year.
- Say Ubuntu!!!
- Linux leads Wind River revenues upwards
Wind River Systems yesterday reported strong second quarter results, raising earnings guidance for fiscal 2009 to between $365M and $375M, or 17 to 19 cents per share. Leading the growth were Linux-related revenues, up 60 percent year-over-year, to $10,111,000, or 11 percent of the company’s total revenues for the quarter.
- PCLinuxOS 2008 MiniMe tips and tricks
- The Linux Experience
- Full Circle Magazine
* Command and Conquer – Creating And Moving Files.
* How-To: Create Your Own Ubuntu, Create Your Own Server Part 8, Using
GIMP Part 5 and GNOME-Look Guide.
* My Story – Out With The New, In With The Old
* My Opinion – GNOME And KDE Themes
* MOTU Interview – Jamie Strandboge
* Top 5 – Twitter Clients
- Ubuntu Netbook Remix: the movie
- Acer: Aspire One HSDPA support is imminent
- MSI’s Wind U90 to boast 8.9-inch display
- Acer Aspire One Review
- Atom Demand Still Stymied by Testing Bottleneck
- Netbooks free with cellular contract?
- Mandriva Improves Silicon Motion Driver
Along with VIA releasing a new open-source X.Org video driver, there is work underway on improving the status of another open-source graphics driver. Silicon Motion is perhaps more obscure than VIA Technologies when it comes to integrated graphics, but they primarily specialize in low-power graphics chips for tablet PCs.
- VIA releases open source Xorg driver
- Paraguayan Ranger Police Adopts OpenOffice.org
My colleague Alexandro Colorado writes: The site from the Ranger police have the statement of OpenOffice.org right on their homepage althought in Spanish, they state the succesful migration and adoption of modern technology with the goal of make their processes more efficient.
- Editor’s Note: An Exchange Killer, For Real. No, Really. Well, Maybe Not…
- Open Source at Wall Street: Groundwork gets momentum in the Financial Sector
- Enterprises Tap Open Source via Eclipse
- Wikis in Education: Teaching Students to Share Knowledge
- Goertzel on “OpenCog Prime: Design for an Open-Source Thinking Machine”
- GCC 4.3.2 Released
GCC 4.3.2 has been released.
GCC 4.3.2 is a bug-fix release, containing fixes for regressions in GCC 4.3.1 relative to previous GCC releases.
- Continuent Launches Open-source Database Scale-out Stack
- Open.Srcphp.com – Open Source Project Gallery
- Test Driving the new Thunderbird3 alpha2 (Shredder) on Linux
- K-12 Open Minds Conference
- More Upcoming Open Source Conferences: links 30-08-2008
- Upcoming Open Source Conferences: links 28-08-2008
- KDE Commit Digest: Issue 124: 17th August 2008
- Interview with Krita developers
Boudewijn Rempt is a software engineer with a life-long interest in art, linguistics and theology who lives in Deventer, the Netherlands.
Cyrille Berger lives in Toulouse, France. He’s working on a PhD in the robotic and computer vision field. When not coding for Krita, he likes photography (grayscale, silver film), drawing or going out in the mountains for walking or skiing.
- Wish list: 10 improvements for KDE 4.2
KDE 4.1, released last month, brought a great number of improvements to the popular desktop environment. It’s the best desktop I’ve ever used — but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t be better. 2009 will see the release of KDE 4.2. Here are 10 features that would be great additions to a future KDE release that I hope the developers will consider.
- Interview: FreeNAS for No-Cost Network Attached Storage
- Gerald Carter of Likewise talks about LDAP for Linux (video)
- piracy vs. theft
- Apple rapped for iPhone ad
- Things I Didn’t Hear from the Democratic Convention
- Nvidia 55nm parts are bad too
Digital Tipping Point: Clip of the Day
Lindependence 2008 Organizers Ken Starks and Steve Rufle summarize the project, Take Two 01 (2008)
Digital Tipping Point is a Free software-like project where the raw videos are code. You can assist by participating.