- Tactical Linux computer muscles up
Eurotech subsidiary Parvus announced a more powerful version of its rugged tactical mission computer. The Parvus DuraCor 810-Duo runs Linux on a 1.5GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 2GB of DDR2 RAM, and targets “high reliability” military and homeland defense applications, says the company.
- Compiz 0.8 Has Been Branched
Compiz 0.7 was released back in February and since then we’ve seen a series of minor updates. Now though we may have Compiz 0.8 to look forward to in the near future.
- The Gentoo Council
- Qualcomm’s Kayak “PC alternative” pictured
The chipset uses an ARM application processor so it can’t run Windows applications, but like Linux-based netbooks, Kayak devices could run existing productivity suites and support some Office file formats. “Long-term we would welcome the opportunity to port any of the Windows applications and we’ve had numerous discussions with Microsoft on this, but we don’t have anything to announce at this point,” CEO Dr. Paul Jacobs said at the meeting today. He added that Qualcomm has worked with Adobe to support Flash applications on Brew, which should make it easier to quickly develop applications.
- Web Browser Hero
For those of you who have been using KDE since its introduction, may remember the original file manager kfm. It was only around for the debut version of KDE. By KDE 2.0, it was replaced with Konqueror. Since that time, Konqueror has remained an integral part of KDE as a file manager but is so much more. A rule-breaker by definition, Konqueror is a file manager, a web browser, a universal viewing application, a client for many protocols, and the most customizable of KDE applications.
- Penumbra:Requiem released
- Linux Should Copy Amiga
- Recession proof your enterprise with Linux-based virtualisation
- You know you’ve won!
How do you know you’ve won? When a Linux-based machine, easy enough to be be used by children all around the world, shows up on a kitchen counter next to blenders, mixers and washing machines as a recipe book, you know you’ve won
- Linux is a kernel, Now STFU
- More Milestones in Linux Kernel Development History
The fact that the Linux kernel now has an estimated development value of $1.4 billion is an intriguing development—it certainly represents a significant milestone for the Linux kernel community. After we published the “Estimating the Total Development Cost of a Linux Distribution” whitepaper, out of curiosity I wondered where in the overall development history of the Linux kernel the $1 billion number was actually reached. There was also the desire to trace the history of Linux and monitor its growth. Here’s what I came up with.
- The telepathic desktop: apps are out, people are in
- Backtrack Linux on a Thumbdrive: Can Security Testing Get Any Easier?
- How to Select A Linux Distribution
- On Distributions, Kubuntu, and KDE
- Island System: Ubuntu Privacy Remix Seals off Users
- Ubuntu Jaunty saunters into view
- Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope” Alpha 1
- Ubuntu 8.10 USB Drive Review
- Let’s talk about LINUX Ubuntu 8.10
- Ubuntu Linux Install Week at AIS Picture Gallery
Finally, the last group of students had netbooks already, mainly Eee PC 1000s, Asus Aspire Ones, and MSI Winds. My new bright student, Katherine, installed Ubuntu 8.10 herself without even asking me. Yeah, that makes an IT teacher proud. The rest used Ubuntu eee with my LiveUSB.
- Stop pirating Adobe software, use Free Software instead
- Open Source CMS Webcast: Drupal, by O’Reilly
- AOL Partners With Funambol For Mobile Syncing
- A Closer Look at Digital Rights Management
- U of Tennessee blocked P2P sites before RIAA law
- me@charlie rose