Linux and Open Source
Marco Fioretti addresses the issue of taking scripts written for a Linux-based system and trying to use them on different systems like OS X and Windows.
Posted by Marco Fioretti | January 31, 2013, 8:40 AM PST
Jack Wallen takes another look at the GNOME 3 desktop and is surprised at what he finds. A desktop that is the target of much derision might deserve another chance.
Posted by Jack Wallen | January 28, 2013, 7:37 AM PST
In the world of tiny Linux, another pipsqueak checks in: PicUntu, based on Ubuntu Qantal 12.10, will run complex computer tasks at no more than 10W.
Posted by Selena Frye | January 23, 2013, 8:46 AM PST
To many, open source is black and white — software is either open or not. Jack Wallen sees the new world order in shades of gray and begs the open source community to be more open in their...
Posted by Jack Wallen | January 21, 2013, 9:43 AM PST
Fedora 18 is finally here (as of Jan. 15). Jack Wallen takes a look at some of the included features and draws the conclusion that the wait for Spherical Cow might well make up for the delay.
Posted by Jack Wallen | January 14, 2013, 7:56 AM PST
Scott Reeves shows how to extract climatological data from the open source weather program, wview. This data can be further analyzed or filtered using awk or Perl, and allows for the customization...
Posted by Scott Reeves | January 8, 2013, 6:00 AM PST
Canonical announced that Ubuntu for smartphones is now a reality. Jack Wallen gives you a heads up on what you should know at this point and what he expects for the future of this platform.
Posted by Jack Wallen | January 7, 2013, 8:53 AM PST
Marco Fioretti provides the script needed to automatically check your collected bookmarks for working links.
Posted by Marco Fioretti | January 2, 2013, 6:00 AM PST