This is potentially a very significant time for Linux according to Linux Today – Editor’s Note: Tipping Point Ahead.
Although a joke, as is often the case there is a kernel of truth in this: Stephane’s thoughts corner… : Fair trade Software Development.
BBC NEWS | Technology | Dell deal bolsters Google search interesting times ahead for the big companies. Fortunately those of us who have escaped monopolies can enjoy freedom from these fights so see Ubuntu Linux: Announcing release candidate for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS for a better option.
This is nice news, NewsForge | Google releases Picasa for Linux — and 100 Wine patches, we do sometimes use laptops with Windows for Picasa.
Note the link to the download did not work.
A good example of why I use Ubuntu with details on why Free Software is the way to go Mark Shuttleworth: Kudos to the Shadowman.
Everyone at Sun should read this (and anyone else interested in Java, its competitors or the systems it runs on) Mark Shuttleworth: Free software spotlight at SUN.
Our oldest son has some music he has composed for a competition. I am struggling to provide the IT support for him to get this onto CD. Help!
Contrast this with a Windows upgrade Upgrading to Ubuntu 6.06. And don’t forget that we are talking of a combination of Operating System and applications here. Awesome!
BBC NEWS | Technology | Microsoft reveals Vista checklist well yes they have, but the site is unreadable with Firefox running on Linux. So don’t expect me to bother reading it.