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10.03.08

Links 03/10/2008: Many GNU/Linux Releases, Cheap Laptops

Posted in News Roundup at 9:13 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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New Distribution Releases

GNU/Linux

  • Creating Bootable USB Stick Linux Systems On The Easy
  • Show me the Code [PDF]
  • Where can penguins fly?
  • Picasa 3 (beta) for Linux

    The most important features from our Windows release are all present in this beta of Picasa 3 for Linux: Along with faster performance, Picasa 3 for Linux introduces new features like automatic web sync, a greatly-improved collage tool, a powerful retouching tool, and an intuitive text tool that’s both fun and useful. A full list of changes can be viewed here.

  • Z80 inventor Zilog embraces ARM9, Linux
  • What I wish I’d read months ago about KDE3 vs. KDE4

    KDE3 is still open in our svn so that bug fixes, security fixes, etc. can continue to be made. KDE 3.5.x is a rather solid desktop system and really doesn’t need a huge amount of work given what it is today; the work to move it to the next level is what we refer to as KDE4, of course. This means that the efforts needed to put into it aren’t huge to keep it viable. However, efforts that do go into it are welcome.

  • Affordable Solid State Linux Systems for Business

    “The systems are capable of running Windows or Linux, with Linux being the preferred operating system for our client. This creates even more useful applications for this type of low profile system because the customer can design their own software to run under Linux for applications like security monitoring, and remote management.”

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