Before, we have shared our collection of high-quality and good-looking Linux wallpapers for all the Linux fans. This time around, let's show some love to each and every BSD zealots out there and provide them some of the finest BSD wallpapers in existence. So without delay, here are the 25 cool and geeky BSD wallpapersRead more »
Steven Edwards of the Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.6 today. Bordeaux 1.6 comes with added support for Google's Chrome Web Browser, Google Earth, Google Picasa, Trillian and Apple's Safari Web Browser. Additionally, Cellar support has improved; you can now delete and install into an existing Cellar. IE6 now installs java, shockwave and latest flash.
Valentine’s Day was created in ancient Roman times in honor of St. Valentine, a priest who sacrificed his life for the gift of love. Today, this amorous holiday is still celebrated throughout the world by star-crossed lovers and romantics alike.
When it comes to development styles, it has been said time and again that BSD uses the Cathedral model of development, and Linux uses the Bazaar. But that's incorrect.Read more »
Buntfu.com announces the addition of multiple feeds and marketing of the GNU/Linux PCs listed on its site. Now listing your computer on buntfu will also submit it to GoogleBase, Froogle, BidFind, Vast.com and over 50 RSS/Ping services automatically.Read more »
Reader Chemisor advances a theory in his journal that a linguistic misunderstanding is at the root of many disagreements over different licensing philosophies, in particular BSD vs. GPL. The argument is that GPL adherents desire the freedom of their code, while those on the BSD side want freedom for their projects.Read more »
"David Chisnall takes a look at the GNU Project's infamous HURD kernel, exploring some of the features that make it unique and some that have found their way into other systems. [...] Even in its current state, HURD exists to prove a point: It’s possible to have a complete and usable system running nothing other than GNU code." -- http://www.informit.com/articles/printerfriendly.aspx?p=1180992Read more »
"I attended an interesting talk by James Vasile of the Software Freedom Law Center earlier this week. The discussion focused on how the Free Software movement can now be regarded as a success and how others are now attempting to replicate this in other areas such as media (Creative Commons).Read more »
Tim Bowden published an interesting post earlier this week about the impact that the choice of open source license has on the potential valuation of an open source vendor. Taking the MySQL and PostgreSQL databases as an example, Bowden wrote:Read more »
One of the things that's been discussed a lot over the years is how Linux seems to succeed enmass across many different markets whereas BSD is relegated to just a sizeable slice of the server world.Read more »
"If a collection of software contains (or suggests installation of) some non-free program, I do not recommend it. [...] I therefore exercise my freedom of speech by not including OpenBSD in the list of systems that I recommend to the public."Read more »
If you haven’t been living under a rock the past decade (I suppose Stonehenge qualifies) you may have walked in on some incarnation of the famous GPL vs BSD flamewar. It’s up there with the most famous flamewars (now *there’s* a research question for a brimming sociology student!) of our beloved Internet society.Read more »
DesktopBSD has moved into Vietnam when it was recently added to the Vietnam BSD/Linux Mirror by the Saigon Linux Group and GHP Far East, two companies promoting open source technology in Vietnam.Read more »
Having been a Linux user for a number of years, weathering immense criticism for thinking like a normal person rather than an engineer, you might think that articles like this one would have me moving in to agree with such statements. But me being me, I choose to rebel.Read more »