TomTom For Linux
Microsoft (MSFT) has gone and done it,
they've filed suit in U.S. District Court claiming Linux violates
their patents. The case centers on portable GPS device maker Tomtom,
which uses Linux in its device. Despite Microsoft claiming for years
that parts of Linux infringe on its intellectual property, the case
is believed to be the first time Microsoft has tried to prove a case
against Linux in court. more... and Analyzing
Microsoft's TomTom Lawsuit and Beating
the TomTom: Drums of War?
Open source vs.
The competition between Microsoft and
open-source software reaches into the automotive space with the
announcement of a new alliance among automakers and technology
providers called Genivi. The goal of the alliance is to build a Linux
stack that will provide a common architecture for automotive
infotainment systems. more...
1 in 3 Dell
netbooks runs Ubuntu
There’s been a lot of talk over the
last few months about how Windows has been crushing Linux on
netbooks. When Asus launched the Eee PC 701 back in 2007, it ran
Xandros Linux and open source enthusiasts started proclaiming that
netbooks would help Linux finally make it as a mainstream
consumer-oriented operating system. more... and Dell
to small Ubuntu success.
impressive Firefox 3.1
features at SCALE.
Mozilla evangelist Chris Blizzard
demonstrated the latest innovations in standards-based Web
development technology during a presentation at the Southern
California Linux Expo. more... and Mozilla
interview: Opening up mobile browsing.
Computer: A tiny,
discrete, fully functional 5 watt Linux server.
Marvell announced today a new type of
computer. It's about the size of an AC to DC converting wall outlet
plug, but is really a full SoC with a 1200 MHz CPU, built-in 512 MB
Flash, 512 MB DRAM, Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0 support. more... and Linux-driven
By the end of the year Asus will
reportedly release an Eee PC with the Google Android operating
system. Asus pioneered the market for low cost, scaled-down laptops
that offer internet and email functionality, now known as netbooks.
Xfce 4.6 Final
After more than two years of
development, Xfce 4.6.0 has just been released. Xfce 4.6 features a
new configuration backend, a new settings manager, a brand new
session manager and sound mixer as well as several huge improvements
of its core components. more...
This is the fourth major release of
bash. This release fixes the remaining serious bugs in the bash
version 3 branch and introduces significant new features. more...
OpenSSH 5.2 has been released with a
focus on bug fixes. In particular, it addresses the plaintext
recovery attack described in CPNI-957037. "This release also
adds countermeasures to mitigate CPNI-957037-style attacks against
the SSH protocol's use of CBC-mode ciphers. more...
X Server 1.6.0 Has
It's arriving about two months later
than originally scheduled (and didn't arrive in 2008 like Intel
wanted), but X Server 1.6 has been officially released this afternoon
Parted Magic 3.7
Just ten days after the Valentine's Day
release, Patrick Verner announced today the immediate availability of
his Parted Magic 3.7 Linux distribution. This new version fixes
several bugs, adds some new features and updates a few software
Celtx jumps a
version, releases 2.0.
After years of perpetual beta (it’s
vogue these days), Celtx, the open source media pre-production and
screenwriting application, finally earned its 1.0 more...
MySQL forks: Monty
splits from Sun.
Sometimes open source projects "fork."
Disagreements over direction cause a splinter group to hive off and
maintain their own separate code base. This is going to happen with
well-known heavyweight FOSS staple, MySQL, after the original author
quit Sun Microsystems earlier this month. more...
an award winning media center application for Linux, Mac OS X,
Windows and XBox. The ultimate hub for all your media.
BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform open source solid modeling system that
includes interactive geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing
for rendering and geometric analysis, image and signal-processing
tools, a system performance analysis benchmark suite, libraries for
robust geometric representation.
Goes Deep for Linux and Open Source.
Bigger Competitor than Apple.
forensics - Part 1: Helix.
Things You Need
To Know To Become
An Apt Guru.
Video: Ted Ts'o
BtrFS and first steps with Linux.
How To Tips.
How To Flip
- Convert text file line endings between Unix and DOS formats.
How To Ubuntu's
Upstart event-based init daemon.
How To Replacing
init with Upstart.
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