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Creating Firefox web apps that look like native apps

http://www.brighthub.com

HTML5 and Flash have been used to great effect in recreating traditional desktop apps that can be run through your web browser. Google is so confident that web apps can replace your desktop apps that it has released the ChromeOS, which is not much more than the Chrome web browser presented as a desktop operating system.

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What's The Fastest Linux Filesystem On Cheap Flash Media?

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Compact Flash and SD storage cards are everywhere; gigabytes for cheap in a tiny form factor. Most come formatted with VFAT. So what is the fastest Linux filesystem for these little devices?

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The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 10.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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Pledge for funding to the Gnash project to get AVM2 support

http://people.skolelinux.org

Petter Reinholdtsen: The Gnash project is the most promising solution for a Free Software Flash implementation. It has done great so far, but there is still far to go, and recently its funding has dried up. I believe AVM2 support in Gnash is vital to the continued progress of the project, as more and more sites show up with AVM2 flash files.

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Gnash 0.8.8: A Huge Improvement Over Previous Versions

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

Early this week Gnash 0.8.8 was released. Despite the small increment in version number, which would make this seem like a minor maintenance release, the difference between version 0.8.8 and the earlier 0.8.7 is like night and day.

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Gnash 0.8.8 Released

http://www.gnashdev.org

"We just released an improved GNU Flash player, Gnash 0.8.8. Gnash plays SWF (Shockwave Flash) files compatible with the Adobe Flash player. Gnash is portable software released under the GNU GPLv3. It runs on GNU/Linux, embedded GNU + Linux systems, and BSD, including x86, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, and 64-bit systems.

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Gnash development is stopped: funding plea

http://www.gnashdev.org

So the Gnash team is broke, and has been for most of a year. This has forced many, but not all of the Gnash developers to find paying work, and mostly stop working on Gnash. The few of them left focused on Gnash like to eat and pay bills.

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The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring With GNOME

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.

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Mozilla: Our browser will not run native code

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Mozilla vice president of products Jay Sullivan says that unlike Google, the open source outfit has no intention of bundling Firefox with Adobe Flash —– or with a plug-in that runs native code inside the browser. Mozilla, Sullivan says, believes that the future of online applications lies with web standards, including HTML5.

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The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 13 i686 (GNOME)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 13 desktop (GNOME) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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Created by falko 4 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 13 weeks ago
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Flash Without the Plugin: a new open-source project

http://smokescreen.us

Smokescreen is a new open-source project aimed at converting Flash to JavaScript/HTML5 to run where it previously couldn’t and better interoperate with webpages where it previously could.

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Apple and Adobe's war of words heats up

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Charlie Stross nail on the head with his analysis that Jobs sees the end of the PC world rockering towards us and he wants to keep Apple hugely profitable in a world where both computers and broadband are almost freely available. ... Stay tuned folks.

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Jobs on Flash: Hypocrisy So Thick You Could Cut it with a Knife

http://mobile.osnews.com

Why, then, is Apple, in a letter full of talk of openness and standards, promoting this closed codec, a codec that will once again shackle the web to a proprietary technology, just as we're busy breaking free from Flash? ...
Jobs' letter talks about how it's bad for a platform if developers use cross-platform technologies... And yet, without any sense of shame, Apple ships iTunes for Windows.

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Pot, meet kettle: a response to Steve Jobs' letter on Flash

http://arstechnica.com

Steve Jobs' recent missive on the deficiencies of Adobe's Flash is still reverberating around the Internet. In this guest editorial, John Sullivan of the Free Software Foundation responds, arguing that Apple is presenting users with a false choice between Adobe's proprietary software and Apple's walled garden.

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Firefox starts reining in Flash, Silverlight, QuickTime

http://www.betanews.com

Starting today, an ambitious project from the Mozilla Foundation called "Lorentz" makes its first public, experimental debut, with the release of a public beta of Firefox 3.6.4.

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