- Linux-friendly Beagle fetches $150
The board has so far been demonstrated running full-screen video overlays on top of the Angstrom Linux distribution, Kridner said, with video decompression supplied by the FFMPEG codec collection.
- VIA takes two open source steps forward
- Symbian is looking for an executive director
- BT snares Silicon Valley phone firm
- Can open source kick-start the hardware hobbyist market?
- Diminutive green server for those with Linux leaning
KDE 4.1 Release
- KDE 4.1 release ups free desktop ante
- KDE 4.1 rocks the desktop
- KDE 4.1 to officially support Malayalam
The amazing collaboration and enthusiasm showed by Swathanthra Malayalam Computing’s (SMC) KDE subproject made this possible. We had to cross the kde essentials barrier, which is required for inclusion in a KDE release as a supported language in a very short span of time. We achieved this milestone by completing 10000+ strings in about 10 days by 30+ contributors.
- Sun Web Stack
Linux, You Say? · Whether you say “Linux” or “GNU/Linux”, that’s a seriously under-defined term. The fact is, it’ll be supported on a fixed and small list of distros, maybe only one out of the gate.
- Linux will save JavaFX!
I was drawn to a JavaLobby post entitled JavaFX’s Killer Feature, because I have long wondered what, exactly JavaFX’s killer feature could possibly be. Well, brace yourself: JavaFX will succeed where others fail because it runs on Linux, whereas Adobe is notorious for letting its Linux Flash port (upon which Air runs) lag behind.
- USB over Network Server and USB for Remote Desktop for Linux released!
- 5 simple reasons to choose Linux over Vista
Without getting into much details, we shall today try and see 5 major reasons why people who prefer Linux over Windows Vista do so.
1. Hardware Requirements: It’s never too much for Vista!
2. Rights & Limitations: Unlike Vista, Linux doesn’t restrict how content is used on a system.
3. There is no Linux Genuine Advantage!
4. Security Issues: You can never miss out on this.
5. You name it, you have it!
- No! Wha…oooh…wow. Yes!
- PCLinuxOS: Definitely “Radically Simple”
What impressed me the most about PCLinuxOS is its lack of pretension. The creators of PCLinuxOS know their audience is a wide cross section and know how to present their wares to that audience without being insulting or coming across as “better than the rest.”
- What has Grandma go[t] to do with it?
- nUbuntu Development Kicking Off Again – Security LiveCD
- Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) Alpha 3, Screenshots and New Theme Proposals
We don’t normally start tracking the Ubuntu releases until they hit about the Alpha 3 stage; after all the big software updates have made it in, any theme work is mostly done and the final release is starting to take shape. Well, that happened yesterday: Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex” Alpha 3 was released.
- 10 things you didn’t know you could do in Ubuntu
- Wine @ Work: Running MS Office and IE on Linux
- OLS 2008 wrap-up
- Linux device papers available
- Installfest at LinuxWorld could seed national program
LinuxWorld will be a collection point for donated computers, Kindle says. Event organizers are encouraging attendees to donate their unused computers. Those who do will receive a tax receipt.
- Countdown to LinuxWorld – 7 Days…
- LinuxWorld Expo Preview: Four Canonical and Ubuntu Linux Trends
- LinuxWorld 2008 features cloud, virtualization topics
- LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Announces Finalists for Product Excellence Awards
- Interview with Opera CTO Håkon Wium Lie
- Hypervisor Visionary [KVM Interview, but why with the 'Microsoft press'?]
- GNU IceCat 3.0.1-g1
- 42 of the Best Free Linux Email Software
- Open source remote sensing
- Open source fuels growth of cloud computing, software-as-a-service
- Firefox 3.1 Alpha 1 now available for download
- Launchpad 2.0 Radically Improves Collaboration for Open Source Projects
- PriceHitter Embraces Open Source Infrastructure
- Open Source, The Patriotic Solution
- GPL Project Watch List for Week of 07/25
The AGPL v3 count is up 5 projects bringing it to 130 AGPL v3 projects.
- Tramp 2.1.14
- Yahoo Music to offer refunds, what about MSN?
- Who wants a music tax?
“Should the music industry tax you to use the Web?” asked CNET. “Leave it to our friends across the pond to come up with a creative, tax-heavy way of punishing music downloaders,” wrote Brian Heater at PC Magazine, who continued – “Culture Secretary Andy Burnham is proposing yearly fees of £20 to £30, which would be imposed by ISPs.”
- Release: Call for participation in the international action day “Freedom not Fear”.