contributes $100,000 to fund
Mozilla has donated $100,000 to help
fund a collaborative initiative with the Wikimedia Foundation to
improve open standards-based technology for video on the web. more... and Opening
Up Video on the Web and Mozilla
Goes to Bat for Open-Source Video on the Web and why
Debian goes into
We are now in deep freeze, which means
that we'll only be migrating to testing packages that fix RC bugs.
The weekend of February 14th is going to be our tentative target for
release. Every other fix that doesn't make it in time will be r1
material. Please be sure to contact us about the RC fixes you'd like
included in the point release! more...
KDE On Windows
On Its Own Turf.
When I first heard about the project of
porting KDE on windows I was very skeptical of the reason behind it
but not so much of the viability of such a project since Trolltech
decided to release the Qt 4 license under GPL for the windows
version. KDE on windows is an audacious project aimed at porting all
KDE applications on MS Windows natively. KDE also has a similar
project for Mac OSX. more...
Initial ext3 vs
We’ve started to do some internal
benchmarking of ext3 vs ext4 at myYearbook.com to see if what we’ve
seen and heard about ext4 was really true. While the following
benchmark is not in-depth, it does represent our initial findings,
which match our anecdotal findings. more...
Linux Support For
Introduced in Windows Vista Service
Pack 1 and then last week as a Windows XP update was exFAT. exFAT, or
the Extended File Allocation Table, is Microsoft's new file-system
for use on mobile devices like large USB flash drives. exFAT
addresses the file-size and partition size limitations of Microsoft's
FAT32 file-system and brings other improvements to the table as well
for Linux draws
You may not consider it a "killer
app" but one thing restricting Linux deployment in enterprises
is an implementation of Microsoft's Active Directory (AD.) However,
AD for Linux is on its way in Samba version 4 and is sure to
annhilate a barrier to Linux adoption in business. more... and OpenChange,
KDE bring Exchange compatibility to Linux.
wakes from deep
The Midnight Commander file manager
developers have restarted work on the, once quite popular, file
manager for the Linux/Unix console. Midnight Commander was inspired
by the famous Norton Commander for DOS. In recent years, there had
been no development at all, but now a "Bugfix Release"
4.6.2 has been made available. more...
software comes to the
Several powerful open source software
frameworks aim to bring mapping and geolocation capabilities to the
Linux platform. Ars takes a look at this emerging technology and how
it is being used in several popular desktop applications. more...
SoundConverter is the sound conversion application for the GNOME environment.
Childsplay is to be educational and at the same time be fun to play.
performance vs Linux kernel I/O scheduler in Fedora 10.
also affected by hole in Ralink's Wi-fi driver.
Releases Four New Linux Drivers.
0.1.3rc1 (Rioja) Released.
Moblin V2 Core Alpha Release.
administration seeks advice on benefits of open source.
Torvalds talks about open-source identity.
How To Tips.
How To Installing
VMWare Server 2 on Ubuntu Server 8.10.
How To Installing
Lotus Symphony On Ubuntu 8.10.
How To Inkscape
Tutorial - Raised Lettering Effect.
How To Tutorial
- Using K3b.
How To Creating
USB Startup Disks From Various Linux Distributions With UNetbootin.
How To Secure
your IM conversations.
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