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The Linux Link Tech Show has interviewed Amarok developers Max Howell and Ian Monroe in their latest show. Max talks about Amarok's many features and what they plan for KDE 4, while Ian explains what the main goals of the Amarok project are. Start 12 minutes in to skip the technical problems and listen to the interview.
The opportunities available to children today are much more varied than they've ever been before. In the past, it seems like there were a handful of respectable occupations and as long as you stayed practical and fit within that mold, you were set. These days, more emphasis is placed on being what you want to be, and kids are encouraged to think freely and creatively about what they want to do with their lives.
Mozilla Firefox 188.8.131.52 is now available for download. Hot on the heels of last week's Firefox 184.108.40.206 release, this update fixes a Windows Media Player plugin regression introduced in version 220.127.116.11.
This article introduces Web services in Rails and focuses on a strategy known as Representational State Transfer (REST).
Looks like the Debian crowd started something like a magazine: Let’s welcome The Debian Times!
Easy SNMP Server and Client Configuration Steps
Mozilla on Aug. 2 released yet another updated version of its Firefox browser, v18.104.22.168, right on the heels of v22.214.171.124, which came out July 26 but apparently caused an unforeseen problem. Additionally, Mozilla announced that Firefox passed the 200 million download mark on July 31.
LAS VEGAS -- The crowds are larger on this second day of Black Hat, though people are moving a little more slowly than yesterday, perhaps because of the free toga party last night at Caesar's Palace, marking the casino's 40th anniversary. Nevertheless, the conference sessions have been packed with intriguing information.
The computing world has become dependent on various types of tunneling. All remote access VPN connections use tunnels, and you'll frequently hear the geeks talking about SSH tunnels. You can accomplish amazing things with tunnels, so sit back and relax while you enjoy a gentle introduction to tunneling and its uses.
The Ark Linux team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the KDE centric desktop distribution Ark Linux 2006.1 - including KDE 3.5.4, Amarok 1.4.1, Kopete 0.12.1 with a hotfix for connecting to ICQ after the latest protocol change, a fully KDE-ified OpenOffice.org 2.0.3, and X.org 7.1.1. Another highlight in this release is the KDE based "rpmhandler", a tool that makes installing 3rd party packages easier than ever before.
LXer Feature: 04-Aug-2006
GNU/Linux -- Like No Other Hotrod, Ever
While others appear to be going backwards, Linux just keeps racing ahead.
'Linux supports more devices, "out of the box", than any other operating system ever has.'
"Yes, that's right, we support more things than anyone else. And more than anyone else ever has in the past. Linux has a very long list of things that we have supported before anyone else ever did."
-- Greg Kroah-Hartman, OLS 2006 Keynote
The OpenVZ virtualization software is built on Linux and creates isolated, secure virtual environments on a single physical server to enable greater server utilization and better availability with fewer performance penalties.
[I suggest Mr. Galli look again. The name is Debian GNU/Linux. It is just as wrong to call it "Debian Linux" as it would be to say "Red Hat GNU/Linux" or "Petre Galley". -- grouch]
Yahoo! doesn't plan to release all its software code under an open source license because it's unpractical and carries limited benefits, Yahoo! developer Jeremy Zawodny said on his blog.
- Ubuntu Christian Edition is a free, open source operating system geared towards Christians. It is based on the popular Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu is a complete Linux-based operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. Along with the standard Ubuntu applications, Ubuntu Christian Edition includes the best available Christian software. OSDir has some nice screenshots of Ubuntu Christian Edition 1.0 in the Ubuntu Christian Edition 1.0 Screenshot Tour
Challenger to Internet Explorer crosses the 200-million downloads mark and partners with RealNetworks.
Free software advocates are defending revisions to the General Public License, while critics emerge to oppose the most recent version.
Open source teacher Rickford Grant, author of "Linux Made Easy," has written a new volume to help non-technical users get started with Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks is characterized as "a pain-free, project-based, get-things-done guidebook," by its publisher, No Starch Press.
When open source developers gather on a panel to discuss whether "all software will go open source," you can expect the sentiment to tip that way, only with lots of arguments. A recent AlwaysOn Innovation Summit planel explored this very question and others.
Linux support should head towards video, according to Belgian computer scientist Bram Biesbrouck. He's developed GPL software to record Linux tutorials, and started a website -- captorials.com -- which he hopes will become a repository for Linux video help files.
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