Portlets are powerful tools for aggregating data from multiple locations, integrating different applications, and providing a collaborative workspace for groups of users. Apache Pluto is the reference implementation of the Portlet specification, so it's a good choice for testing portlets that are in development.Read more »
I’d like to share with you my views on latest Ubuntu 7.04 version commonly known under the name of Feisty Fawn. Once I tested unstable version for several weeks but this time I’ve run a stable release.Read more »
After the last post about Nepomuk-KDE many people discussed the pros and cons of a central storage of meta data. Additionally, alternative solutions like using file system capabilities (xarguments, etc.) where often mentioned and discussed.Read more »
Vlogger is a little tool with which you can write Apache logs broken down by virtual hosts and days. With vlogger, we need to put just one CustomLog directive into our global Apache configuration, and it will write access logs for each virtual host and day.Read more »
Linux is in an intense, politically-charged marketing struggle, with its chances for long-term desktop market share on the line. Yet what its leaders agree the software doesn’t do, in development terms, is kindergarten stuff.Read more »
Alan McCormack and colleagues sought interviews with 332 open source developers, and 34 eventually succumbed. They agreed that the best open source license is the one which gives them the greatest flexibility.
Not a big deal, not a surprise. But then it turns out the study was funded by Microsoft.Read more »
Just because IBM is not pounding the table, or betting its entire future on Linux, does not mean it’s not the key to open source’s future. Without IBM’s support and contributions, I don’t think Linux would be in such good shape.Read more »
Eager to hop onto the 3G network, James Archibald had to first bang his head against a few hardware compatibility issues. After longer than he would like to admit and many dead ends, he brings these handy pearls of wisdom for anyone in a similar situation.Read more »
Microsoft going around threatening customers with patent litigation does not make good business sense, says Red Hat's David Postel, who was speaking in Johannesburg last week.Read more »
Amarok is one of the best audio players for Linux, but there is a lot more it can do than just play your tunes. We are taking a look at our top five tips of things you can do with this amazing player.Read more »
Linux might not have as much games as Windows (or game consoles) but people enjoying this wonderful open source operating system can have fun with games too, as there are a lot of free games for Linux available, even some huge commercial ones. Even Linux games are a niche market, Linux gaming has got a pretty colorful history so far. So what’s the state of Linux gaming?Read more »
How’s the strategy gaming on Linux?
Usually strategy games are either real-time strategy or turn-based strategy games, but there are also real-time tactics and turn-based tactics games. So what’s the difference between these types?Read more »