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Weekend Project: Analyze Your Network with Wireshark

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Without any special hardware or reconfiguration, it can capture live data going in and out over any of your box's network interfaces: Ethernet, WiFi, PPP, loopback, even USB.

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W3C proposes hardware interface

http://www.h-online.com

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) draft for a "System Information API" specifies JavaScript functions for accessing the battery, CPU, sensors and other hardware characteristics of a device. For this purpose, the window.navigator object's SystemInfo interface has to implement the get, set and watch methods.

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Will GIMP 2.8 come in a single window mode?

http://www.gimpusers.com

There is an interesting message of Martin Nordholts, one of the core developers of GIMP, in the official mailing list about GIMP 2.8 being shipped in a single window mode.

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Open-source users revolt over OpenOffice.org's ribbon-esque UI

http://www.computerworld.com

The open-source faithful are lambasting a proposed overhaul of OpenOffice.org's user interface, with critics saying it would "ape" Microsoft Office's controversial Ribbon layout.

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Why can't free software GUIs be empowering instead of limiting?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

It’s one of the more popular culture wars in the free software community: GUI versus CLI (graphics versus the command-line). Programmers, by selection, inclination, and long experience, understandably are attracted to textual interactions with the computer, but the text interface was imposed originally by technological limitations. The GUI was introduced as a reply to those problems, but has undergone very little evolution from 1973 (when it was invented at Xerox PARC) to today. So why can’t we do better than either of these tired old systems?

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Making Linux application user interfaces richer with OpenGL

http://arstechnica.com

One fascinating session (and one that shows how FOSSCamp works and why it's so productive) was given by Mirco Müller, who discussed using OpenGL in GTK applications.

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The Gimp Mockup

http://www.google.com

This article presents some mockups (or models) for the possible future interface of the GIMP. They arrive following the launching of a project called “GIMP UI Redesign”.

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Prototype Interfaces For Firefox Proposed

http://www.informationweek.com

After decades of GUI development and inspiration from Google and other search engines, Mozilla suggests the command line is again part of the interface discussion.

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