Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this fortnight!

Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this fortnight!


Sun, 2007-06-17 00:18 -- 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 fortnight 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. Dell is offering full Linux desktop hardware support [after all]—In the past several days, rumors have surfaced that Dell would not be offering extended warranty and CompleteCare hardware support options for its Ubuntu Linux desktop and laptops. And indeed, if you went to Dell's Ubuntu PC buying site, you'd find those options missing... read more...
  2. Free The BBC | Saving the BBC before DRM kills her...— BinaryFreedom has launched a new campaign called FreeTheBBC (http://FreeTheBBC.info), targeting the BBC's proposed DRM regime. read more...
  3. Anatomy of the Linux kernel— The Linux kernel is the core of a large and complex operating system, and while it's huge, it is well organized in terms of subsystems and layers. In this article, you explore the general structure of the Linux kernel and get to know its major subsystems and core interfaces. Where possible, you get links to other IBM articles to help you dig deeper. read more...
  4. GNU Emacs 22 finally released— Emacs fans, limber up your fingers -- there's a new GNU in town. Almost six years after the release of the previous version, the Free Software Foundation has announced the release of GNU Emacs 22. (Actually, 22.1, but who's counting?) read more...
  5. Linux: making small businesses possible— It's Linux that made this possible. If we would have been stuck on the Windows platform there is no way we could have done what we do because it would simply have been too expensive. read more...
  6. After Ubuntu, Windows Looks Increasingly Bad, Increasingly Archaic, Increasingly Unfriendly— Overall, my productivity and the scope of things I can do with Ubuntu far exceed what I could do with Windows and just as importantly Ubuntu (like any Linux would) lets me easily create my own productivity shortcuts of a variety of sorts. read more...
  7. Former Microsoft Insider Speaks Out— "Folks, Microsoft will do anything and everything to kill off any competitor, real or perceived. I've seen it. What they represent--the destruction of our freedom--is our enemy. I'm not a Linux zealot, or even a GNU/Linux zealot. I'm a Freedom zealot. And I fight for it every day." read more...
  8. Ubuntu and the Unions— "But Linux has not taken off, at least not in the trade union movement, and without trying to analyze why that is the case (I hope some of you will tell me), I want to point out five very good reasons why trade unionists should consider making the switch." read more...
  9. Building An Ubuntu MythTV Box— With more and more people assembling MythTV boxes as alternatives to Windows Media Center or going out and buying a TiVO, for this introductory article we will share some recommendations of hardware we had used on a recent MythTV build along with other information to consider read more...
  10. Ubuntu 7.04 on a MacBook— Now I’ve tried installing Ubuntu on my Mac before, actually just around the time I purchased my MacBook, but many features were on an experimental level back then if they even existed, but I figured that with this new Ubuntu-release, MacBook-support should’ve matured. read more...
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