GNOME 3.0 Hits Desktops Today

Apr 06, 2011

"In the face of constant change, both in software technology itself and in people's attitudes toward it, long-term software projects need to reinvent themselves in order to stay relevant. I'm encouraged to see the GNOME community taking up this challenge, responding to the evolving needs of users and questioning the status quo," says Matt Zimmerman, Canonical CTO.

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Charly's Column: Terminator The sys admin’s daily grind: Terminator

Mar 28, 2011

Friends are all about friendship – names and appearances typically don’t play any role at all. Sys admin Charly’s friend the Terminator is a convincing example.

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Command Line: SANE Control your scanner with SANE

Mar 01, 2011

Running your scanner from the command line offers greater control of tasks. We show you how to get started.

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Charly's Column: lsof Sys Admin's Daily Grind: lsof

Jan 31, 2011

The shorter a command, the longer the list of support parameters. This rule applies to lsof, one of Charly’s favorite commands.

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2D Unity Not on the Natty Plan Says Canonical

Jan 17, 2011

“It's not on the Natty plan for now, but we'll be evaluating the progresses and will consider adding a 3rd session option if the development goes as planned,” said David Barth, Desktop Experience Team, Engineering Manager at Canonical.

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K16 Introduced To Focus KDE's Future

Dec 21, 2010

"Where will KDE be in five years,"asks KDE e.V. board member, Frank Karlitschek, and the K16 planning meetings aim to focus community members 'visions' for the project to answer this question.

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Doghouse: Deprecated Formats maddog learns a lesson about deprecated formats but finds a workable solution.

Nov 23, 2010

Often I talk about documents and the importance of open formats, mostly oriented toward formats like the Open Document Format (ODF) standard versus Microsoft’s OOXML specification.

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FFmpeg Brings WebM Support to Version 0.6

Jun 29, 2010

The newest version of the open source of the A/V recording and conversion tool was codenamed “Works With HTML5” for obvious reasons.

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