Linux is equal to a Genuine Windows

October 24, 2007

After a short while debugging and restarting IE6 on Ubuntu, Internet Explorer gave me the option to upgrade to IE7. I know that you have to have a genuine copy of Windows, however I gave it a try, because Linux might just be better than a genuine copy of windows😉. The results was rather surprising……

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Open Addict blocks Internet Explorer users

October 24, 2007

The popular open source advocacy website Open Addict, is now blocking Internet Explorer users from viewing the newly designed front page due to IE rendering bugs: “I’m tired of hacking workarounds for IE’s bad implementations of standard technologies; Try to validate Internet Explorer’s home page and see if you think Microsoft cares about standards

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Dell powered by Linux?

October 24, 2007

Apparently Dell is going to ship computers pre-installed with a Linux distro!

This is great news for the Linux Community, and we see a great awareness increase between the people who still believe that the rounded E from Internet Explorer is the INTERNET… finally!

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New Ubuntu Linux Laptop (System 76 darter ultra has been replaced)

October 24, 2007

Everyone remember that spiffy white 13.3 inch screen ultra portable laptop offered by system 76. Well they didn’t change the name, they are still calling it the darter ultra, but now its sporting a built in webcam, a smaller 12.1 inch screen, and much better internal specs, (the improvements?: socket P, 10/100/1000, and bigger sata hard drives)

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“Use ReiserFS or I will F’n kill you” t-shirt for H.Reiser defense fund

October 24, 2007

“”Use ReiserFS or I will F’n kill you” – “Give my back my CRX seat, or I’ll F’n KILL YOU” – “I went to Oakland looking for my CRX passenger seat, and all I got was this cafe press t-shirt”

Cafe press t-shirts supporting your local “alleged” psychopath filesystem developer! All proceeds go to the Hans Reiser defense.

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A dystopian future – looking beyond Windows Vista

October 24, 2007

If Microsoft’s latest patent application is anything to go by then the next version of Windows, Vista+1 is really going to give you nightmares.

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Beryl 0.1.4 Released

October 24, 2007

“Beryl 0.1.4 is released, including new art, a couple new plugins, and of course snow for the christmas season.”

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Debian Gets New Leader As Etch Emerges

October 24, 2007

The Debian GNU/Linux Project has a new leader. Sam Hocevar, a French developer, who has been with the project since 2000, was elected as leader for 2007-08 on Sunday. In his election platform, Hocevar, 28, had cited among his objectives, if he won, the goal of again making it fun to work on Debian.

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Linux penguin to race in the Indy 500

October 24, 2007

If you watch the Indianapolis 500 on TV this Sunday, look closely at blue No. 77 car and you might see a penguin running at more than 250 mph.

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Launch of GNU GPLv3

October 24, 2007

On Friday, June 29, at 12 noon (EDT), the Free Software Foundation will officially release the GNU GPL version 3. Please join us in celebration as we bring to a close eighteen months of public outreach and comment, in revision of the world’s most popular free software license.

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