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Easy to use laptop networking looking likely in next Ubuntu release
The Real-time Linux Workshop is soliciting papers for its eighth annual conference, set for October 12-15 in Lanzhou, China. Papers should present original work on general topics related to real-time Linux research, experiments, and case studies, as well as integrating Linux with other RTOSes (real-time operating systems), according to organizer Nicholaus McGuire.
Back in October, when the Windows-only Xara company tooted their plans to port its vector graphics flagship product, Xara Xtreme to Linux, I didn't quite believe them. Now I stand corrected.
It looks like both Fedora and SuSE end up using a kernel that is pretty close to this 2.6.16 release, so let's all hope it's good. Give it a good testing, please,
Dear Nick: You keep talking about Linux, but what is it? Can I run my regular programs on it? How much does it cost? What's the big deal anyway?
Answer: Linux is an operating system, like Windows is an operating system. Both let you run applications, interact with hardware such as cameras and microphones, and use disk drives. They both have windows, mouse cursors, right-click menus, on-screen clocks, utilities, cool toys ... pretty much everything you could expect.
LinClips offers an interesting view
of Fedora Core 5 in their screencast of this highly anticipated release.
QewExtensibleDialogs is a plugin library for Qt Designer. Jose Cuadrea introduces his library and the general design pattern of his Qt implementation.
Article in UK-Based Magazine 'The Economist' Seems Disappointingly FUD-Ridden offering an opinion that suggests neither Weber or The Economist is aware of things like BitTorrent.
Sar is the "system activity report" program found on in Linux. The suite can be useful in tracking down bottlenecks providing insight into system use.
Menglan Group, a Chinese company says it plans to sell a laptop computer for about 1,500 yuan, starting in May, to tap demand in the nation's rural areas.
Local relief agency Gift of the Givers, in conjunction with the Shuttleworth Foundation, has installed the largest Tuxlab in the country.
He is quick to note that ETrade’s IT group understands risk pointing to the company’s move to open source software beginning 2002.
Our new Ruby column brings you Ruby community news, plus detailed coverage of a single topic.
Welcome to our issue number 38 of Fedora Weekly News.
Encrypted filesystems make sense for network-accessible servers that hold sensitive business documents, databases that contain credit-card information, offline backups, and laptops.
As you may recall, the ODF Alliance was formed on March 3, 2006. Given that they've already had, oh, two and a half weeks to change the world, I thought I'd check out the Alliance Website to see whether they had achieved their manifest destiny yet.
The Ministry of Education of Georgia plans to introduce Linux OS within the frameworks of the Deer Lap, upon advice by the Estonian experts in 2005.
- Fedora Core 5, 'Bordeaux', has been released to mirrors.
OSDir has a beautiful selection of shots of this extremely popular distro in their Fedora Core 5 Screenshot Tour.
McNealy recommended government agencies buy commercial software built on open-source code, instead of downloading software and running it without commercial support.
FSM's Terry Hancock was at PyCON2006, in Dallas, Texas. He talks about some of what went on at the conference.
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