Archiwum z Sierpień 2010

Silicon Valley’s Dark Secret: It’s All About Age

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Techcrunch: “An interesting paradox in the technology world is that there is both a shortage and a surplus of engineers in the United States.”

There IS a Linux for you.

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Technology & Life Integration: “The thing with proprietary operating systems is that they are all the same. To these companies the operating system they are peddling is simply a product. Nothing more and nothing less.”

How to make a Cosmic Wallpaper in GIMP

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Scott Photographics: “This tutorial will hopefully help inspire you to create your own custom wallpapers and produce a great results in the GIMP.”

Under these rocks and stones

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Distrowatch: “However, an important part of the open source community is all the little projects which dot the landscape and it’s a good idea to stop and examine those too from time to time. Keeping that in mind, this week I decided to do a series of rapid-fire reviews in which I took a quick look at the following distributions.”

Benchmarks Of ZFS-FUSE On Linux Against EXT4, Btrfs

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Last week we reported that a native ZFS implementation for Linux is soon being released that is based upon the work by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to bring Sun's ZFS file-system to Linux as a CDDL-licensed kernel module. As said though in that article, there is already a ZFS module…

ZFS as a Linux kernel module

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Phoronix reports that Indian vendor Knowledge Quest Infotech is working on a native ZFS port to Linux…

Dropbox: Painless and Free Backup

niedziela, 29 Sierpień 2010

If you use several computers, sharing files between them is a pain but Dropbox takes the pain away–for free.

Kernel prepatch 2.6.36-rc3

niedziela, 29 Sierpień 2010

The 2.6.36-rc3 kernel prepatch is out. "Nothing in particular stands out that I can recall. As usual, it's mostly driver updates (65%), of which a large piece (by line count) is just the removal of a staging driver that isn't really ready nor making any progress. But on the 'somewhat…

Fenec Mobile Browser Lands on Android and Nokia N900

piątek, 27 Sierpień 2010

Linux Pro Magazine: “The Mozilla Project announced the alpha release of Fennec, the mobile version of their popular Firefox browser, for Android smartphones and the Nokia N900.”

The CIO and Patent Lawsuits

piątek, 27 Sierpień 2010

Dell: “You may think that the last thing on earth that could happen to your company would be that your business might be sued because it used a particular software program. You’d be wrong.”