Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!

Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!


Sat, 2007-10-13 21:13 -- admin

You get the best free software news at FSDaily... because YOU decide what's important. Here are the top 10 FSDaily stories from the last week as voted by the members. Don't like 'em? Think something's missing? Want to know more? Head to FSDaily and get voting!

Top 10 stories:

  1. First Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against Linux, Just Like Ballmer Predicted—IP Innovation LLC has just filed a patent infringement claim against Red Hat and Novell. Read more...

  2. Security Tip: Disable Root SSH Login on Linux—One of the biggest security holes you could open on your server is to allow directly logging in as root through ssh, because any cracker can attempt to brute force your root password and potentially get access to your system if they can figure out your password. Read more...

  3. Free software related news OR news for the free software community—I've been thinking about this whole "free software related" thing. Read more...

  4. Locating Linux-loyal Laptops—A look through most department store catalogues reveals a bevy of alleged “deal” laptops; you know the type – cheap and cheerful, sub-$1,000 – but far from bleeding-edge specs. Read more...

  5. Extending Nautilus: rotating JPG images—I recently went looking for a way to rotate JPG images from within Nautilus, and found a nice way to do this and more. Read more...

  6. 5 Ways to Customize your Ubuntu Desktop—Changing your wallpaper now and again may keep your mind fresh, but did you ever have the feeling that you wanted to change more? But what exactly? And how? Read more...

  7. Microsoft Scrambling to Explain Ballmer Comment on Red Hat Linux—A team of Microsoft spokespeople have been working throughout the day to devise a plausible explanation for a comment made by CEO Steve Ballmer during a company gathering in the UK, which on its face appears to say it is considering litigation against users of Red Hat Linux for patent infringement. Read more...

  8. GNU/Linux Vs Windows: Myths and Realities—I believe that Microsoft has gained a strong hold in our minds based upon many myths and fears. Read more...

  9. Welcome to the Freedom Toaster Website—Freedom Toasters are conveniently located, self-contained, computer-based, 'Bring 'n Burn' facilities. Read more...

  10. Why the Unbundling Windows Sceptics are Wrong—Numerous industry observers have long-called for the adoption of policies by competition regulators which will spur competition in the personal computer operating system platform market - a market which has had a Microsoft choke-hold, gained through legally dubious business practices, over the past 20 years. Read more...

Thanks to dave, C733tus, leo, mark, and peacemaker for these stories!

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