Using a Bluetooth phone with Linux

"My old mobile phone, which was held together with duct tape for the last few months of its sad existence, has finally been replaced with something more modern. I wanted to pick up a programmable…

KDE 4 works well with 256 MiB of memory and 1 GHz CPU

"I decided to boot my Thinkpad X60 with "mem=256M maxcpus=1", logged into KDE 4 and set the power saving policy to "Powersave", which throttles the CPU to 1Ghz and locks it there. And then I used…

Impending Debian import freeze

"Just a brief note to remind you all that the DebianImportFreeze for Hardy is two days away. This is the deadline for initial merges of packages for Hardy; after Thursday, December 13, merging…

Picasa 2.7 for Linux

Picasa is software that helps you instantly find, edit and share all the pictures on your computer. Every time you open Picasa, it automatically locates all your pictures (even ones you forgot you…

Demand That IBM Open-Source OS/2

OS2 World Foundation are petitioning IBM to release the operating system's source code as open-source since the product still plays a vital role within many financial firms where the support and…

Open Enterprise Interview: Mark Taylor

UK's Mr Open Source speaks out on BBC, OSC and 'free markets'. Prior to founding the open source consultancy, support and training company Sirius in 1998, he was the technical director of an IT…

ASUA Eee PC Warranty Update

ASUS Computer International (“ASUS”) recently received feedback from one of its valued customers with questions concerning the purpose of a seal stating, “Warranty Void If Removed” over the access…

Top 10 Free Linux 3D Games

Addictive 3D games for Linux users to fill their time with. These games are really good and some have won awards or have been featured on magazines. Most are cross platform and all of them…

Ubuntu 7.10 on PS3

"Today, you will learn how to install Ubuntu Gutsy (as a second operating system) on your PlayStation 3 gaming console. For those of you who think for a second (and who are scared) that this will…

Linux is about to take over the low end of PCs

"Sometimes, several unrelated changes come to a head at the same time, with a result no one could have predicted. The PC market is at such a tipping point right now and the result will be millions…