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The Minimo browser is poised to move beyond Linux PDAs and onto Windows CE devices.
Varol Okan, developer of Qdvdauthor; Also, our thoughts on the recent Linux World Expo in Boston
The Open Source Development Lab last week released four specifications for its Desktop Linux Capabilities document, which outlines what requirements a Linux distribution should have to meet the needs of certain desktop Linux users.
Novell, which is transplanting Linux into the core of its software product line, on Tuesday reported surpassing analyst profit expectations for a quarter boosted by a legal settlement with Microsoft.
This is just a summary of responses to the questions from last week:
- "In general, how do you react to outsiders that offer to present at your Linux User Group (LUG)?"
- "What about commercial interests presenting to your LUG?"
- "What would you do if a Microsoft employee showed up at your LUG?"
- "If you allowed a Microsoft employee to present, just what kind of topics would you allow?
Diplomacy is an important aspect of communication -- but this article outlines the opposite end of the spectrum. Please take it for what it is; A juvenile thought experiment run completely amok. Other disclaimers: I cannot be held responsible for people dumb enough to utter these incantations in public. Keep hands and feet away -- don't use these on Microsoft employees that show up at your LUG.
The schedule for the KDE developers room talks at FOSDEM is now online. Our final interview with the speakers is with Scott Wheeler who will be giving a talk titled KDE 4: Beyond Hierarchical Data, The Desktop as a Searchable Web of Context. FOSDEM is this weekend, see you there.
Tips and workarounds to get you through the sometimes frustrating process of creating cross-references in Writer documents.
A company that sells products based on Wine, an open source application that allows users to run Windows applications under Linux, said it isn't worried that Microsoft's anti-piracy application appears to be blocking the emulation software.
Although computers have yet to take over the business of language translation (if they ever will!), they have become a common part of the translation process. Many professional translators use computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools such as TRADOS, Déjà Vu, and WordFast. But a less-known, yet excellent, open source CAT application called OmegaT can help as well.
Sometimes it would be great to have paper copies of a manual that was never printed, or whose publication stopped long ago due to lack of demand. On the other hand, printing whole tomes by yourself is slow, not to mention that the result is of lower quality and more expensive than a real book version. In some parts of Italy this problem is solved by Project GNUtemberg.
Intellectual property attorney and open source advocate Larry Rosen has issued a call to action to the free and open source software communities on what is yet another battle against "reasonable and non-discriminatory" patent standards.
HP invents joke; IP Armageddon? Gates' Foundation in-Kleined to charity
Welcome to this year's 8th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Manoj Srivastava announced that only one week is left for nominations for the upcoming project leader elections. In order to achieve international standards recognition, the LSB has been submitted to the ISO/IEEE.
These instructions assume a dual boot Windows and Fedora i386 to i686 system with an nVidia GeForce graphics card, an "always on" LAN or broadband connection configured "DHCP", and at least 10 GB of free disk space for the Fedora partition. For the most part the steps should be followed in the order that they were written because certain programs must be installed and certain configurations made in order to facilitate later steps.
This tutorial, written by the creators of the Visualiser, takes you step by step through the process of extending the tool to visualise.
This is the fourth in our series of interviews with QGIS developers and users. Today we travel to Canada to meet Tyler Mitchell (known as TylerM on IRC). Tyler is the author of a soon to be released book on open source web mapping solutions.
I've finally gotten around to trying GnomeMeeting, the Internet phone/video conferencing tool written by Damien Sandras in 2000. GnomeMeeting, the open source community's answer to Microsoft's NetMeeting, works well, with good voice and video quality.
The GIMP is the favored graphics package for Linux and Open Source software users. But raster-based graphics are not always the way some artists want to go. Inkscape provides a vector-based Linux graphics solution for those who need it.
Review: If you're running a small web site, and want to add discussion support, you need good discussion software. We take a look at Beehive, an open source, GPL licensed forum package that includes frame capability, similar to what you see on ExtremeTech. But does it have the features to help you manage discussions, not just offer them? Our own Jim Lynch takes a look.