Linux Reaches 'The Show'

Unlike Apple or Microsoft, the Linux community doesn't hold launch events with rock stars when a new operating system is released. Customers don't line up overnight outside retail stores throwing…

Netherlands supports open standards and open source

Yesterday, the Tweede Kamer (Second Chamber) of the Dutch parliament adopted a plan to switch the country's public sector over to open standards. At the same time, authorities will be called upon…

A child's view of the $100 laptop

What will a child in the UK make of a laptop designed to help children in the developing world? Rory Cellan-Jones brought an XO home to find out.

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Robots, mazes, and subsumption architecture with Java

Find out how to create light-seeking and maze-navigating virtual robots in the Java language using Simbad — an open source robot simulator based on Java 3D technology — to realize the robotics-…

Linux-based Cloudbook could give Asus a run for its money

Everex is known for its gPC, a low-cost Linux-based desktop computer that it sells through Wal-Mart and other retailers. Everex's newest product, which is planned for release next month, is a…

KDE 4.0 Release Candidate 2 Out

The KDE Community is happy to announce the immediate availability of the second release candidate for KDE 4.0. This release candidate marks the last mile on the road to KDE 4.0. This release sees…

Should One Laptop Per Child System Run Linux Or Windows?

Microsoft stirred up controversy last week when it suggested a Linux-based laptop for children in developing nations be redesigned to accommodate Windows. Would that be a good move?

One…

TuxMobil Now Offers 7,000 Linux Guides for the Laptop

TuxMobil recently announced the publication of 7,000 Linux installation and configuration guides for laptops and notebooks on its Web site. The number of free guides and how-to's available through…

OrangeHRM Partners With PicassoHR

SEACAUCUS, NJ ( December 10 ,2007) - OrangeHRM , a leading provider of open-source HR Management solution for small and medium sized enterprises worldwide, has announced a partnership with…

KDE 4 with less memory consumption

Tests of the latest KDE-4-Desktop showed that KDE 4 in direct comparison to KDE 3.5 almost 40 percent less memory consumption.

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