This video explains how Linux is developed. A much different model than many other software projects, Linux harnesses the power of collaborative development by thousands of developers across the world.
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There’s been a lot of heat from Gnome users about the new release. Radical changes to how you interact with your programs are obviously going to cause some waves. I’ve been using different WMs/DEs since 1995. I think Gnome3 has really struck a balance with usability and intuition. First off, it seems like they ripped [...]
Fastek, Logical Networking Solution’s remote support solution for business and at-home computer support, has been upgraded on the back-end. This means faster, more reliable connections for our customers.
Our home system had been running low on space, so I decided to take that second 1TB hard drive that was collecting dust and throw it in the mix. Previously, it had been used as a separate drive, which had an older install of Fedora, as well as a Windows XP partition on it. I [...]
It’s depressing to hear how bad the California economy is getting, and its effects on our schools’ budgets. I mean, it’s been bad for a long time, but there have been no revolutionary turns, no silver-bullet fixes and no promises kept regarding the quality of education of our children. In contemplating the root of this [...]
http://www.technologyreview.com/web/26882/?p1=A1&a=f It looks like Google is set to fly high with their new line of notebooks. The new ChromeOS, unveiled recently, will rely on cloud computing to do most of its work. The Chrome web browser will be one of the only applications locally installed on the notebook, and will host its applications online through [...]
I’m pretty excited to see that an article I had submitted entitled “The Greatest Success of Open Source is its Philosophy” (I had posted the full text on logicalnetworking.net as a blog previously) had been published for the fall quarter issue. I am confident this article has opened some eyes as to a true motivation [...]
According to Adobe’s Linux/Flash homepage (at http://blogs.adobe.com/penguin.swf/ ), in the January 27, 2010 posting entitled “Solving Different Problems”, Mike Melanson explains that Adobe’s Flash player was not originally intended for video playback. To use Flash to decode video and play it back in a web browser, it must jump through several additional hoops than simply [...]
When it comes down to it, we work for the future of our children. The very purpose of our jobs, regardless of whether you are a superintendent, teacher, sysadmin or custodian, is to aid in the education of our youth so they may be prepared, motivated and creative in their adult lives. Working in schools [...]
Please forgive me if I sound like I represent anything whatsoever, but I feel like I need to write this down before it slips away. LTSP (The Linux Terminal Server Project – http://www.ltsp.org ) is a very interesting beast when it comes to open source software projects. We are somewhat of a paradoxical entity, representing [...]