- Tinest Linux system, yet?
CompuLab introduced a tiny fanless PC using 4-6 Watts of power. The Linux-ready “Fit-PC Slim” measures 4.3 x 3.9 x 1.2 inches (110 x 100 x 30mm), but includes a 500MHz AMD Geode LX800, Ethernet, VGA output, WiFi, and a 2.5-inch hard drive option, says CompuLab.
- Linux ebook does 9K pages per charge
China-based Jinke Electronics is shipping an upgraded version of its electronic book reader that runs Linux. The Hanlin eReader V3 offers an 200MHz ARM9 processor, and a six-inch 800 x 600 display that uses E Ink’s power-sipping EPD (electronic paper display) module, says Jinke.
- Tux3 Report: What next?
- My New Best Friend: Unetbootin
- Cobbler Install Server Seeks Debian Volunteers
- ASUS Eee PC 901 / Intel Atom: Linux Distribution Comparison
- Open set-top box ships
- Web 2.0: Unison And Ubuntu
- Found: The World’s Hottest Ubuntu Linux Deployment
- Can Ubuntu Overcome The Status Quo?
- Video: The history of Fedora
You’ve seen him here before, but it’s been a while since he popped in for a visit. You can enjoy his earlier work here, here, here or here. (Or check out his entire RHM collection). Who is that masked man? It’s the Fedora Project’s Greg DeKoenigsberg. And who better to talk about this history of the Fedora than someone who has been involved nearly every step of the way…
- Alternative Technology Signs Distribution Agreement with Red Hat
- First Android phone to launch next week
- Anticipating Android: Will It Challenge iPhone?
- Watch Out iPhone; The First Android Phone is Coming Oct 20th
- Google shows Android running on a phone in Europe
- Google To Acquire Valve??? News
- The Road to Geekdom
The best part of the FOSS world is making friends all over the planet. Because it is free and open, unencumbered by delicate corporate sensibilities and paranoia, we can trade knowledge and information freely. I think the best minds in tech are in FOSS, and most of them are generous with their time and knowledge. (Even the grumpy ones can be baited into revealing good stuff – just say something you know is way wrong and wait for the informative flames.)
- Gallery: PC-BSD 7.0
- Slick VLC Media Player Out In a New Version
- Infobright releases open-source data warehouse [GPL]
- Infobright and Jaspersoft Announce Plans for Joint Open Source Solution Bundle
- Sun sends out global call for open-source support
- Java Sound & Music Software for Linux, Part 2
I’ll close this section and this part of my survey with a brief presentation of Sonogram, a neat program for analyzing and viewing audio signals in various analysis methods and display formats. I’ve run out of space, but the screenshot in Figure 11 should give you an idea of Sonogram’s capabilities. It’s a very cool program, useful and interesting for more than its eye-candy, thanks to its wide variety of signal analysis algorithms.
- Linux Outlaws 54 – Compiling in Coffee Shops
- HP Layoffs: GroundWork Open Source Smells Blood
- Could open source have helped Lehman’s technology customers?
- In acquiring Merrill Lynch, must Bank of America open source its software?
- Firefox without EULAs — Update
- Chromify Firefox with Chromifox
- about:mozilla – 2010 goals, Add-on survey, TraceMonkey, SUMO, Benchmark quality, chaos, and more…
- CSIR launches open source drug discovery news
- CSIR launches collaborative research for anti-TB drugs
- Epidemic surveillance under open source
- Open-source software gets a plug from Congress
- Liberal Democrats decide to go for Open Source software
- Open Source Intelligence
- Oldham, England Brings Open Source To Schools
- African developers release open source virtual classroom
Downloadable versions of the software will be available in Debian, RPM, Java and Windows executable formats. The Debian version is currently available.
- Interview: Maxima, for Open Source Algebra on Steroids
- Moodle: a Flexible, Open Source Online Learning Platform
- Bringing Open Source Replication to the Oracle World
- Bluenog ties together open source CMS, BI, portal
- Open Kernel Labs Community Surpasses 1,000 Members
- Cleversafe Announces New Open Source Release and Challenges Software Developers to Contribute to New Open Source Projects
- Open Hack Day: Yahoo’s New Open Source Strategy
- Yahoo opens its headquarters to developers