Archiwum z Październik 2010

Linux/Unix Horror Stories for Halloween

sobota, 30 Październik 2010

Tech Source: “This time of year, posting Halloween-related articles has been an informal tradition here at TechSource. For those of you who missed our old Halloween posts, here is a recap:”

Ubuntu’s "risky step" of standardizing on Unity instead of GNOME

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

Off the Beat: “OK, it’s finally happening. For a couple of years, the standard for desktops has been edging towards mobile devices with every new netbook interface. Now, with Ubuntu’s decision to replace GNOME with its own Unity desktop, the shift away from the workstation standard has actually arrived.”

The end of the road for Linux kernel 2.4

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

Linux User and Developer: “It contained such revolutionary (for the time) features as support for USB, and ISA ‘Plug and Play’ – doing away with the need to configure hardware jumpers or run the special isapnp commands to make various adaptor cards work.”

Unity Clouding Up The Desktop

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

LXer: “I don’t see the Unity plans as a blessing though. There is no point in turning a full fledged desktop machine into a “Mobile Internet Device”.”

Symbian: A Lesson on the Wrong Way to Use Open Source

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

Gigaom: “After all, if a product can’t make the grade as a proprietary product, it will almost certainly fare worse as an open-source product.”

Incredible Times, Incredible Technology

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

The ERACC Web Log: “Here I am at around 12:30 AM local time running updates on a client’s PC that was just reinstalled with Microsoft XP Media Center Edition 2005. This reinstall was done to clean up the registry and get rid of the “sluggishness” that had set in over the past 4 years of continual use.”

Cloud, meet Rainbow

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

Mozilla Labs: “At Mozilla Labs, we’re constantly trying to push the boundaries with respect to what the browser can do. We’ve experimented with audio recording in the browser as part of the Jetpack prototype earlier, and want to revisit the idea.”

Tech Comics: "All Tests Have Crashed"

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

Tech Comics:
“Testing a software project may reveal more than you want to know.”

Mobile Business Intelligence: The Next Big Thing

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

eCRM Guide: “As a result, he sees laptops eventually going away, replaced by devices like his Dell Streak. “I think we’re about to see a burst of innovation,” Dresner told eCRM Guide.”

Day 5 – Community Day (Live from UDS)

piątek, 29 Październik 2010

Gerry Carr's final thoughts from UDS, day 5…